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Fall 2020 Events


Wednesday, September 2nd, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Information Session: Open to all Pre-Engineering and Engineering Students

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science, in partnership with Motorola Solutions Foundation and Lockheed Martin Foundation, offers this unique and exciting program to allow students a chance to further explore various career paths and learn more about numerous opportunities available as an engineer/computer scientist. 

Membership benefits include but are not limited to:
• Internship opportunities
• Scholarship opportunities
• Networking opportunities with professional engineers/computer scientists
• Peer mentors to help you navigate through your first year at FAU (mentors are current female engineering/computer science majors)
• Professional development workshops
• Social activities
• Company site visits
And more!


Wednesday, September 16th, TBA

Peer Mentor & Mentee Matching Event

Students participating in the WIE/CS Program Mentor Community will meet their mentor/mentee and spend the evening participating in fun activities and getting to know one another!


Monday, September 28th, Virtual Zoom Event, 4:00pm

Kick-Off Celebration with Motorola Solutions 

A fun celebration to usher in the new academic year and kick off the WIE/CS Program! 

This is your chance to meet and hear from high-achieving female engineers from Motorola Solutions who will share their experiences and provide tips on the essential support and tools needed for a successful career at FAU and beyond!


Wednesday, October 7th, Virtual Zoom Event, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Monthly Meeting #1—“The Confidence Gap”

Women have made undeniable progress in the STEM profession. However, in 2018, the Society of Women in Engineers shared that only 13% of all engineers in the United States are female. In this monthly meeting, “The Confidence Gap” , we will discuss how women contend with low self-esteem and hold themselves back. We will share great tips and experiences on how to build your self-confidence and work towards all your professional aspirations. 

To quote Sheryl Sandberg “Fortune does favor the bold and you’ll never know what you are capable of if you don’t try.”



Tuesday, October 13th, STEM Virtual Career Fair, 10am-4pm

This career fair provides students and alumni with opportunities to network with industry leaders and share various full-time and part-time  job opportunities and internships.

For tips on attending virtual career fairs please visit http://fau.edu/career/students/virtual-career-events.php. Virtual career fairs (sometimes called an online job fair) is an online "event" in which employers and job seekers each meet in a virtual environment, using chat rooms, teleconferencing, webcasts, webinars and/or email to exchange information about job openings.



Friday, October 23th, Pinot Painting Party, Zoom Virtual Event, 6:30pm

Group Painting at Pinot’s Palette

An unforgettable evening of painting, bonding, and everything you need for a great night of fun!



Wednesday, November 4th, Virtual Zoom Meeting, 6:00pm-7:00pm

Monthly Meeting #2-Alumni Roundtable

Join an interactive panel with outstanding female alumni who will discuss their careers and share how the College of Engineering & Computer Science contributed to their professional success.



Thursday-Saturday, November 5th-7th, SWE Career Fair

Society of Women In Engineering (SWE) Virtual Career Fair

The WE20 Career Fair features hundreds of organizations from industry, academia and the nonprofit world. Upload your resume at careers.swe.org (be sure to flag your account that you are participating in WE20) and then on the WE20 virtual event platform closer to the conference to let recruiters know you will be available for interviewing and networking.



Wednesday, November 18th, Virtual Zoom Lab Tours- Motorola Solutions, 4:00pm-5:00pm


Rarely does the public get a peek inside the top-secret facilities technology industry leaders like Motorola Solutions use to invent, test and build their products, but that’s exactly what we’re bringing to you today. With security personnel close by at all times, Motorola Solutions is going to provide us a rare tour of several key labs where Motorola creates all of its products.  These incredible spaces are closely guarded and typically accessible only to authorized employees and, when necessary, partners.



Wednesday, December 2nd,  Virtual Zoom Event, Holiday Party, 6:00pm

Monthly Meeting #4

It is time to put the books down, relax and PARTY!