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Women in Engineering Career Day

The UMass Amherst College of Engineering, in cooperation with the College of Information and Computer Sciences, is pleased to once again invite you to:

Women in Engineering and Computing Career Day for High School Girls*

Monday, October 29th, 2018
Lincoln Campus Center, UMass Amherst
8:45 am to 1:15 pm [lunch provided]

* While the event is geared towards high school girls, boys are welcome to attend

Keynote Speaker: Kokui Francisca Adesokan, Pratt & Whitney

See the Day's Agenda »

Students are $20. A limited number of student scholarships are available: Please contact Paula Rees with scholarship inquiries ( Chaperones (teachers/counselors) and industry exhibitors are free.

Registration Process:
1. ALL - Follow this link to Register »

Register Early! Spaces fill fast. Last day to register: October 21st or until space fills

2. Students/Schools Only - Make arrangement to pay.

  • On-line via credit card »
  • By Purchase Order
  • By check (payable to University of Massachusetts, Mail to - Attn: Jessica Kazmier, College of Engineering - UMass, 127 Marston Hall, 130 Natural Resources Way, Amherst, MA 01003)
  • Scholarship inquiries should be directed to Dr. Paula Rees (

Highlights of the Day:

This event is designed specifically for high school girls interested in engineering and computing. It is most appropriate for sophomores and juniors, but freshman and seniors may also find it valuable. Up to 10 students may attend per school. While the day is targeted for high school women, all are welcome. Highlights of the day include:

  • Hands-on engineering and computing activities
  • Industry panel and exhibit tables/demonstrations of state-of-the-art technology
  • Information about career opportunities in engineering and computing
  • Opportunities to talk with alumna and current UMass students
  • Lunch 
  • Opportunity to meet H.S. women like you from across the Commonwealth
  • Optional tours of engineering & computer science labs