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 »
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 »
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:
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
Behavioral Interview Success – Advice from our Workshop
By Shreya Gupta Behavioral interviewing has become an increasingly popular method of job interviewing. Companies such as AT&T and Accenture began using the behavioral interviewing methods in the 1970s, and since and increasing number of employers are ditching traditional interviews and conducting behavioral-based ones. Knowing how to excel in the behavioral interview has become a crucial… Read more »
“5 Habits That’ll Ensure You’ll End Every Day Feeling Successful”
Check out themuse’s article “5 Habits That’ll Ensure You’ll End Every Day Feeling Successful” It includes suggestions on how to ensure success within day to day work operations. Tips include: “1. Keep a Gratitude Journal 2. Reduce Context Switching 3. Create ‘If/When-Then’ Plans 4. Exercise—Even if Only for a Few Minutes 5. Have a Shutdown… Read more »
Come Tell Us What You Think!
This year will be holding general board meetings to receive feedback and recommendations for our program. Please join us Monday, October 2 for our first session. The meeting will take place from 8-9pm in DCC 330. Hope to see you there!
Members account for 72% of Females in Freshman Class!
This year, our new freshmen members account for 72% of females in the freshman class! We currently have 382 mentees in our program partnered with 278 mentors. We look forward to seeing our new members at events throughout the year and hope your first couple weeks of class went well!
Resumania: Prepare for the Career Fair
Do you have a polished resume for the upcoming NSBE/SHPE Career Fair on Sept. 21 and 22? If you want your resume critiqued or you’re a freshmen or sophomore who wants to learn more about developing a great resume, attend Resumania tomorrow night! No registration is required! Please make plans to eat dinner before or after this… Read more »