GradSWEekly [Week of January 30, 2017]

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GradSWE Graduate Career Planning Lunch
Friday, February 3rd | 12-1:30PM | 143 Mechanical Engineering Building
Interested in getting the most out of your time in graduate school? Join GradSWE for a hands-on workshop lunch facilitated by the Graduate College. The GradMAP workshop will help you set goals, identify necessary skills, and make concrete plans. This is a great opportunity to plan at the beginning of Spring semester in a small and comfortable setting. Please see the Graduate College's website for more information about GradMAP. Please sign up here if you plan to attend.
You can check out the full Spring 2017 lunch schedule here!
Contact: Malia Kawamura (

Upcoming Events and Announcements

GradSWE General Meeting
Thursday, February 9th | 5PM | 143 Mechanical Engineering Building
Did you enjoy the community and empowerment of weSTEM? Come to our next General Meeting to get involved in the GradSWE community beyond the conference!
Contact: Ceci Klauber (

GradSWE Coffee Chat
Friday, February 10th | 1:30-2:30PM | 256 Mechanical Engineering Building
Inspire undergraduate SWE members who are considering graduate school by joining us for Grad School Coffee Chats! The chats focus on all aspects of the graduate school application process. During this upcoming chat, we will discuss ways to prepare for grad school as an undergraduate, including how to get involved with undergraduate research. Sign up here.
Contact: Sierra Young (

GradSWE Craft/Movie Night
Friday, February 10th | 6-8:30PM | 143 Mechanical Engineering Building
Let's celebrate Valentine's Day by making valentines for all our loved ones! We'll supply the art supplies, you supply the creative ideas! We'll end with a movie and hot chocolate. Show your interest (and help supply movie ideas) by filling out this form.
Contact: Michelle Victora (

From SWE Illinois

Community Service - Cadette Girl Scout Workshop
Saturday, February 4th | 9:15AM - 2:15PM at TBD
Join the SWE Community Service Committee in volunteering to help a group of Cadette Girl Scouts earn a badge related to engineering! You will help them complete activities related to engineering, innovation, creativity and teamwork. Volunteer times are split into two shifts: you do not need to volunteer all 5 hours. Sign up here.

Contact: Alayna Johnson (