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Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day 2018

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Lincoln Campus Center

1 Campus Center Way

Amherst, MA 01003

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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 and information science (Up to 10 may attend per school)
  • Guidance counselors & teachers
  • Representatives from industry

Highlights of the Day

  • Meet high school women like you from across the Commonwealth
  • Participate in hands-on engineering and computer science activities
  • Hear from industry about what engineers do; See demonstrations of state-of-the-art technology
  • Hear from UMass Alumna about their experiences as female engineers
  • 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 - 1:15 pm - Full program including lunch

1:30 - 2:45 pm - Optional after hours student round-table panel and tours

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). Special accommodations with prior arrangement for oversized vans. Transportation arrangements and mileage are the responsibility of the school/student unless otherwise arranged with UMass.

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, Assistant Dean of Diversity, College of Engineering

413.545.6324

rees@umass.edu

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