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Upcoming March Events


Innovation & Risk - Abbott Leadership Series 
Wednesday, March 12th6-7pm in 106B8 Engineering Hall
Learn about Innovation and Risk from UIUC alumna Amanda Tiller, who works in Abbott’s Molecular Diagnostics Division. The Leadership Series events are a chance to hear about exciting topics from engineering professionals. Dinner will be provided. Sign up here

Boeing Info Session 
Wednesday, March 12th7-8pm in 106B1 Engineering Hall
Come learn more about Boeing and career opportunities in aerospace and defense engineering. Dinner will be provided. Sign up here

Meet & Eat - Illini 4000 
Monday, March 17th12-1pm or 1-2pm in Ehall, Room TBA
Hey SWEsters! Come learn about the IIllini 4000, a non-profit organization on campus dedicated to the fight against cancer. Alex is a current rider for 2014 and will be speaking more about the organization, what they do, and how you can get involved as well. There will also be brownies for purchase to add to your lunch! If you can't make it, check out

TI Career Prep Workshop
Thursday, March 20th5:30-6:30pm in 106B8 Engineering Hall
Join Texas Instruments for a valuable career prep workshop! The event will focus on resume building, elevator speeches and career fairs, interview prep & what interviewers are looking for. There will be time for open Q&A and 1:1 advice on your resume. Dinner will be provided. Sign up here

Moms Day Brunch
Saturday, April 5th12-2pm in Ikenberry SDRP room 2009
The annual Moms Day Brunch is a celebration of our moms and a fantastic year! Feel free to bring any guests. Committee awards and scholarships will be awarded during the brunch. Tickets are free for scholarship recipients, $7 for SWE National Members and moms, and $10 for everyone else. Marissa Siebel, co-founder of IntelliWheels, Inc, will be giving the keynote speech. Register for the event here and submit your money to the SWE Office by April 2, 2014

Sign up for SWE National Membership!

National membership makes you eligible for national and regional conferences, scholarships, officer and chair positions, Team Tech participation, and discounts to our best events! Plus everyone who joins gets a FREE T-shirt!
For more details on how to sign-up, go here.

Apply for SWE-UIUC Scholarships!
SWE will be awarding scholarships to eligible members at this year's Moms Day Brunch (April 5th in Ikenberry SDRP room 2009). Please visit this page to access the application. You must complete the application online and submit 2 letters of recommendation. This is a great opportunity to get recognized for your achievements. Note that you must be an Active SWE member (5+ points and National Member) to be eligible. (Deadline3/21/14) Questions? Contact Rachel at

National SWE offers 200+ scholarships totaling over $550,000. Apply! Note: National membership required.
Sophomores-grad students: Applications DUE 2/17
Freshmen: Applications DUE 5/15.
*Also take a look at some of the additional local scholarships available!* (under Scholarships tab)

SWE Student Leader Certificate

The SWE Student Leader Certificate was created to recognize outstanding members for their contributions to the organization and their participation in many of the main areas of SWE. Eligibility is based on attendance at a variety of SWE events (click here for a link to the requirements) and completion of the application form (due by April 15, 2014). Questions? Contact Julia Huynh at