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Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day 2014

Diversity Programs Office, UMass Amherst College of Engineering

Monday, October 27, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 1:10 PM (EDT)

Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day 2014

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
Chaperone (Guid. Couns./Teacher)
Guidance counselors, teachers, or parents attending with students who would like to participate in the day should register. Parents that will be dropping students off or not planning on attending the sessions need not register.
15 Tickets Ended Free  
Volunteer/UMass Faculty/Staff/Student 48 Tickets Ended Free  
High School Students
Step 1: Please register each high school student who will be attending and provide contact information to enable updates. Students need to indicate their order of preference for the hands-on activities. Every effort will be made to accommodate their top two choices, but space is limited. Step 2: Follow the directions provided to complete your registration.
Sold Out Ended Free  

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Event Details

Do you want to be an innovator and change the world?

Consider a career in Engineering or Computing

Who should attend?

  • High school girls interested in the fields of engineering or computer science (Up to 10 may attend per school)
  • Guidance counselors & teachers

Highlights of the Day

  • Meet high school women like you from across the Commonwealth 
  • Participate in two of four hands-on engineering and computer science activities 
  • See demonstrations of state-of-the-art technology 
  • Hear from UMass Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Alumna Renee Harbers, Founder & CEO, Harbers Family Foundation
  • Learn about career opportunities in engineering and computer science
  • Meet college students, professors, and engineers
  • Chat  about "Why Choose Engineering or Computing?"
  • Take an optional tours of engineering & computer science labs

Schedule Overview

8:30 am - Check in and continental breakfast 

8:45 am - 1:10 pm - Full program including lunch

1:15 - 2:30 pm - Optional Lab tours (pre-registration required)

Vegetarian options available for breakfast & lunch. Other dietary restrictions cannot be accomodated in event buffet, however additional food options are available in the Campus Center at cost if needed.

Parking & Transportation

Parking passes to Campus Garage will be provided (up to 3 passes per school). Transportation arrangements and mileage are the responsibility of the school.

Map & directions to UMass Amherst:  http://www.umass.edu/umhome/visit_campus.html

Location: Lincoln Campus Center, UMass Amherst 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst MA

Questions:

Dr. Paula Rees, Director of Diversity Programs Office, College of Engineering

413.545.6324 

rees@umass.edu

Have questions about Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day 2014? Contact Diversity Programs Office, UMass Amherst College of Engineering

When & Where


Lincoln Campus Center
1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003

Monday, October 27, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 1:10 PM (EDT)


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Diversity Programs Office, UMass Amherst College of Engineering

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