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Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day 2019

Diversity Programs Office, UMass Amherst College of Engineering

Monday, October 28, 2019 from 8:45 AM to 1:15 PM (EDT)

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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.
17 Tickets Oct 21, 2019 Free  
Volunteer/UMass Faculty/Staff/Student 69 Tickets Oct 21, 2019 Free  
Please register all representatives that will be attending from your company so that we can plan appropriately with catering.
39 Tickets Oct 21, 2019 Free  
High School Students
Please register each high school student who will be attending and provide contact information. As part of the registration, you will be asked for their: name, preferred pronouns, race, ethnicity, grade level, and who to contact to complete the students' registration, including selecting breakout activities.
Sold Out Ended Free  

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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) [Boys are welcome too!]
  • 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 - 1:10 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:

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


Dr. Paula Rees, Assistant Dean of Diversity, College of Engineering


Have questions about Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day 2019? Contact Diversity Programs Office, UMass Amherst College of Engineering

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Lincoln Campus Center
1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003

Monday, October 28, 2019 from 8:45 AM to 1:15 PM (EDT)

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