GradSWEekly [Week of August 21-25, 2017]

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GradSWE Welcome Lunch
Monday, August 28 | 12:00-1:00PM | 2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)
Learn about the events that GradSWE puts on throughout the year and ways to get involved! Please sign up here if you plan to attend.
Contact: Sarah Garrow (

GradSWE Info Session
Tuesday, August 29 | 5:00PM | MEB 143
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. Come to this meeting to find out more info; we'll be discussing our programming and events that take place throughout the year, as well as ways to get involved through subcommittees! 
Contact: Sierra Young (

GradSWE Meet and Greet
Tuesday, August 29 | Immediately following the Info Session | Cocomero, 709 S. Wright St.
Come to Cocomero Frozen Yogurt immediately following the GradSWE Info Session to chat with current committee members in an informal setting and enjoy some delicious soft serve!
Contact: Sierra Young (

Other Announcements

Apply to iFEAT: Illinois Female Engineers in Academia Training
Do you desire to obtain a faculty position upon completing your PhD or postdoc? Are you planning to go on the job market in the next 1-2 years? Then consider getting a head start on drafting your faculty application materials (cover letter, research and teaching statements) by participating in the Illinois Female Engineers in Academia Training (iFEAT) program. The program is open to female STEM graduate students and postdocs. Interested in learning more? Then check out our website or attend the info session at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 29 August 2017 in Transportation Building 114. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, 05 September 2017.