Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Panera Fundraiser Tue Oct 23rd!

Fundraiser Tuesday October 23rd between 5 and 8 pm at the Panera in the Walmart plaza

How it works:
You go to Panera (and bring your friends!!) to order dinner
Make sure to pass in a flyer when you order because we only get money from orders with a flyer
As long as we pass in at least 50 flyers we get 20%!!

Don't forget while you are there to order a dozen bagels or a loaf of bread for later!

Print out this flyer to bring with you:

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Cissy George's Career Fair Tips

Cissy George visited us the Monday after the career fair with the recruiters from Verizon to share what impressed them the most and least. Cissy and other UMass Grads also talked about the most common mistakes new networkers make, tricks on how to get comfortable in an uncomfortable situation, how to open and close a conversation and other needed info to help us land our dream job/internship.  

UMass Grads from Verizon giving tips on how to approach recruiters

Chinese Food!

Cissy George on how to make a good first impression

Angela and Jenn getting their questions answered by UMass Engineering Grads

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

First Meeting and Speed Dating!

Thanks to everyone who attended the first meeting! We are very excited for SWE this coming year and our new mentor program for underclassmen. Stay posted for the next meetings and bring your friends! It's never too late to join.

 SWE President welcoming everybody

 Professor Baker speaking about grad school and working with her

Great turnout for the first meeting!!

Mentors Angela and Ari after Speed Dating

Friday, September 14, 2012

First Meeting Fall 2012

Our first meeting for the fall semester will be on Monday September 17th at 7pm in the Gunness Center (Marcus Hall). Stop by and see what we are all about! Email any questions to swe.umass@gmail.com and make sure to join our facebook group (http://www.facebook.com/groups/130935536921829/)

Friday, May 11, 2012

Have a Great Summer!!!

We look forward to meeting up with everyone, including the new freshman, this fall! This summer will be full of planning for awesome events for the next year! If you have any questions, feel free to email swe.umass@gmail.com and we will respond within a week. Especially any new freshman, feel free to ask anything about moving in or whatnot. See you in 3.5 months!

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Girl Scouts Day

Girls Scouts from all over MA came to UMass this weekend to Discover engineering. They built a kicking machine and a high rise. They even made some ice cream with dry ice. And in the end they unexpectedly ran into the Justice League! 

SWE Regional Conference at MIT

We were able to send our members to the SWE Regional Conference at MIT. It was a great experience.

Verizon Tells us the Importance of Leadership

Wednesday, February 1, 2012


Cissy George is here to tell you the importance of getting involved with extracurricular activities while you are in college and how important it is for you to take leadership roles (board members, team leaders, etc.) to make yourself STAND OUT among others when applying for jobs. (Free Chinese food for Dinner! )

Come to the Student Gunness Center TODAY!! Dinner starts at 5:30, so we can start the event promptly at 6pm. 

So come find out how to STAND OUT for the career fair next week and enjoy a delicious meal!! 

Student Gunness Center (in Marcus) at 5:30pm. 

Monday, January 23, 2012

SWE Events Spring 2012 :)

SWE Events Spring 2012
  • February 1st: First SWE Meeting. Cissy George is back! She will explain the importance of being involved, and getting the most out of SWE. Get your resume to be amazing by adding a leadership position! 6:00-7:00pm in the Gunness Student Center  
    Also SWE Regional Conference Application Due.
  • February 7th: ALANA Career Fair:
  • February 8th: Deadline for SWE Board 2012 Applications. Please Drop Off Applications in Diversity Programs Office Marston 128 by 5pm.
  • February 15th: SWE Board 2012 Elections.
    We will also be having Valentines Day cookie Decorating.
  • March 3rd: SWE Regional Conference at MIT!!
  • March 7th: Graduate School vs. Industry Panel. We will have companies from all the different Engineering fields come and talk to us about what they prefer from students right after college. Your question of “should I go to grad school, or industry first?” will finally be answered! 5:30 - 7:30pm in Elab II.
  • April 4th: Angela Lussier will be back! This time revealing secret interview tips that are sure to make you get the job! 6:00 - 7:00pm in Gunness Student Center!
  • April 14th: SWE Senior Appreciation Dinner. Time and Location TBD.
  • April 18th: Good Luck with Finals. Final SWE Meeting of the semester. Time and Location TBD.