Kristen graduated in 2016 and was on the WMP board for 2 years, serving as VP for one of them. She now works in Cincinnati at Proctor & Gamble’s global headquarters as the Business Analyst for Always and Tampax North America. She has the opportunity to work first-hand on analytics for campaigns like #LikeAGirl and… Read more »
Hello! I hope you have been having a wonderful summer and are gearing up for an exciting fall! My name is Samara Gallagher and I am President of the Women at Rensselaer Mentor Program (WMP) for 2018-2019. On behalf of the entire board, we are so happy to have you joining us. The students here at RPI are really what… Read more »
What’s the Purpose of the Mentor Program? The seven goals of the Mentor Program are: To facilitate a seamless transition to the Rensselaer campus To identify avenues for building friendships among Rensselaer students To encourages study and personal habits leading to successful academic performance at Rensselaer and beyond To provide information about college-level activities that… Read more »
Don’t Miss our Welcome Reception!
Please register to attend one of our Navigating Rensselaer and Beyond receptions! The first reception is on Monday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (light snack included) and the second is Tuesday, August 28 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. (lunch included). Both events are held in the Banquet Room on the second floor of the Russell Sage Dining Hall. This… Read more »
Support from Your WMP Community
Support from Your WMP Community In addition to receiving support from your mentor, there are many other women in the Mentor Program who can offer their sage advice and support! The Mentor Program offers monthly social and professional development events/workshops where you can meet other first year women and their mentors. Although you and your… Read more »
Inspiring Women in Technology – Courtesy of Evia Events
Evia Events made an awesome infographic about Women in Technology. To check out the full infographic, follow this link: https://www.evia.events/women-in-technology Otherwise, see the following profiles they made for stand out female leaders below:
Seeking Volunteers for Design Your Future Day
Design Your Future Day is annual recruiting event that identifies outstanding eleventh grade high school females who have excelled in math and science and want to learn about STEM degree programs and careers. The School has been utilizing this program for over 20 years to help diversify its student population. Design Your Future Day will take… Read more »
Apply for a Board Position!
Board Position Roles and Responsibilities President Develops board and general body meeting schedule for following academic year Leads weekly board meetings to discuss board business, including board administration and changes to WMP board Bylaws Provides a meeting agenda to all board members two days in advance of weekly meeting Meets with program director and executive… Read more »
Sign Up to Become A WMP Mentor!
Please check your emails! We have invited upperclassmen females to join our WMP program as mentors. Our director, Barbara Ruel, has sent out emails to students who meet our qualifications to become mentors. Women at Rensselaer Mentor Program is committed to helping first year undergraduate women transition seamlessly to Rensselaer by matching interested first year students with a… Read more »
Happy International Women’s Day!
March 8th is International Women’s Day! Happy International Women’s Day to all of our members, Rensselaer staff and students! International Women’s Day is meant to help celebrate women in the workforce and promote women’s rights. The first International Women’s Day was celebrated in 1910, meaning that the holiday has been celebrated for over 100… Read more »
Final Review Sessions for Freshmen Courses: WMP & I-PERSIST Mentoring
Please take advantage of review sessions being held by I-PERSIST Mentoring & WMP for upcoming finals. There are review sessions available for calculus, chemistry & physics. Times for each are listed above. WMP wishes all of its members good luck on their finals!
GE Commercial: Meet Molly, the Kid Who Never Stops Inventing
We wanted to share an empowering video made by GE! Meet Molly:
“7 Tips To Help Land That Internship”
Forbes published an article titled “7 Tips to Help Land That Internship.” We wanted to share this article to help our members in pursuit of work experience! Tips include: “Emphasize Flexibility” “Experience Comes in Many Forms” To read more, please check out the following link. https://www.forbes.com/sites/investopedia/2013/06/24/7-tips-to-help-land-that-internship/#1cd4c63f4a87