GradSWEekly [Week of May 15, 2017]

Front and Center

GradSWE Happy Hour
Wednesday, May 17 | 7pm | Blind Pig Brewery
Join other GradSWE members for drinks in downtown Champaign! Sign up here for a reminder email.
Contact: Whitney Sinclair (

Summer Lunches
GradSWE is planning 2-3 lunches for over the summer! Please fill out this survey to let us know your summer availability. 
Contact: Sarah Garrow (

External Announcements

NextProf Future Faculty Fall Engineering Workshop
Deadline: Friday, June 2 | 5pm EST
Are you interested in a faculty career in engineering? The 2017 NextProf Fall Engineering Workshop is seeking applications from women and traditionally under-represented groups at U.S. institutions who are senior-level Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral researchers and early-career scientists and researchers in the field of engineering.The deadline to apply is Friday, June 2, 2017, 5:00PM EST. Learn more about this opportunity here.
Contact: Malia Kawamura (

Rising Stars: An Academic Career Workshop
Deadline: Friday, June 16
Are you interested in a faculty career in EE, CS, or a related field? The 2017 Rising Stars: An Academic Career Workshop for Women, hosted by the EE and CS departments of Stanford University, will be held November 5-7. The purpose of the workshop is to help female senior Ph.D. students and postdocs learn about how to obtain and be successful in faculty positions. The application deadline, including the letter of recommendation, is June 16, 2017. Approximately 60 women will be invited to participate, with travel and lodging expenses paid. The website and application are here.
Contact: Malia Kawamura (