GradSWEekly [Week of October 10, 2016]

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Grad School Workshop and Coffee Chat
Wednesday, October 12th | 3-4PM | 106B1 Engineering Hall 
Inspire undergraduate SWE members considering graduate school by discussing their questions at Grad School Coffee Chats! Coffee chats this semester focus on the graduate school application process. During this upcoming chat, we will discuss questions regarding fellowship and other funding opportunities available for graduate students. Sign up here.
Contact: Sierra Young (

Intel Employment Seminar
Monday, October 17th | 6-7:30PM | 144 Loomis Lab
Learn more about Intel Corporation and the available employment opportunities for engineering graduate students! Seminar speakers include a senior principal engineer and Resolution Enhancement Techniques (RET) design engineer at Intel. Food will be provided. Please sign up here if you plan on attending. See the attached flyer for details!
Contact: Malia Kawamura (

Creativity Lunch
Monday, October 17th | Noon-1PM | 143 Mechanical Engineering Building
Ever wonder if creativity can be learned? This lunch will focus on creativity as a skill and prepare you for leadership roles that require innovation and vision. Speaker Keilin Jahnke is a graduate student in Agriculture and Biological Engineering and will be presenting materials from a course she has taught on this topic. This will be a brown bag (bring your own) lunch with light sides provided. Please sign up here if you plan on attending.
Contact: Malia Kawamura (

Upcoming Events and Announcements

GradSWE General Meeting
Thursday, October 20th | 5PM | 143 Mechanical Engineering Building
Getting involved with GradSWE is a great way to meet outstanding women in engineering, connect with faculty, and add valuable leadership experience to your resume. Everyone is welcome!
Contact: Ceci Klauber (

October Social: Pumpkin Picking
Saturday, October 22nd | Meet at Illini Union at 9:30AM or meet at Negangard Pumpkin Patch at 10AM
Let's welcome autumn with a trip to the pumpkin patch! We'll meet at the Union to grab a warm beverage before carpooling to Sidney. Sign up here to attend and coordinate rides.
Contact: Ceci Klauber ( or Alice Lai (