Engineering Week 2021

February 21 - 27

Engineers Care to Create

Join us for a week of virtual fun activities and events with various members of the engineering community, including CU Engineering, guest speakers, and numerous student organizations to celebrate our passion for engineering! By attending and participating in each event you will have the chance to enter various raffles for awesome prizes! Check the schedule down below to see our events, prizes, guest speakers, and Zoom links for the events!

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E-Week 2021 Schedule

Attend 2 events and get a free iHop meal!

*Must be a CU Boulder student to win prizes!*

MONDAY

  • CU Engineering Ring & Pin Ceremony (5-7 PM)      *Only for seniors and graduating students*       Join

  • TAU Beta Pi House Building Competition (7 PM)  Join

TUESDAY

  • CU Alumni Mock Interviews (All day)

  • SWE Among Us Game Night (6 PM)  Join

  • SHPE/MAES Loteria Night (7 PM)  Join

  • EWB Info Session (8 PM)  Join

 

WEDNESDAY

  • UCEC Virtual Yoga (2 PM) 

  • Combat Robotics Bingo (4 PM)  Join

  • ASEM Leadership Workshop (5 PM)  Join

  • Lockheed Martin Career Panel + Networking Night     (6 - 7:30 PM, Zoom Info below)

  • Fireside Chat - Gum (7:40 PM)  Join

THURSDAY

  • CU WIC Sticker Design Competition (5 PM)  Join

  • Guest Speaker - Praveen Palety (6:30 PM)  Join

FRIDAY

  • Awards Ceremony for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners for Lockheed Martin challenge  Join

PRIZES

  • Attend the Solutions Architect Guest Speaker and enter a raffle to win airpods

  • 1st place prize for Lockheed Martin word problem challenge is an iPad air. 2nd and 3rd place get Amazon gift cards. All winners receive Voyager Golden Record set.

  • Attend the Lockheed Martin Networking Night and enter a raffle to win a $75 Patagonia gift card

  • Participate in Alumni Mock Interviews and enter a raffle to win a JBL speaker


ALL WEEK: Lockheed Martin Engineering Word Problem Challenge - Now Open!


 

The Lockheed martin word problem challenge is now open! On the right you will find a link to the problem statement, as well as rules for submission, criteria of judging, etc. 

  • Deadline to submit is Wednesday, Feb. 24th at 3 PM.

  • Ceremony when winners are announced is Friday, Feb 26th at 3:30 PM.

First place winner will get an iPad Air + Lockheed Martin merch, and second and third places will get Amazon gift cards + Lockheed Martin merch. Addtionally, these top 3 winners will each get a Voyager Golden Record set. Good luck!

Mock Interviews w/ CU Alumni

The Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Board is partnering with the University of Colorado Engineering Council (UCEC) to offer current CU students an opportunity to brush up on their interview skills. Speak with alumni across all majors and who work at companies such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Salesforce, and more! You can choose from resume review, mock, and technical interviews. Each interview will last 20 minutes, with the first 15 mins allocated to conducting the interview and the last 5 mins reserved for constructive feedback and discussion. Please note that each alumnus and alumna have indicated which of the three interviews they are willing to conduct. If you schedule a resume review, we will reach out to obtain your resume ahead of your interview.

Lockheed Martin Career Panel + Networking Night

Join Lockheed Martin Space for a virtual Career Panel and Networking Event on Wednesday, Feb. 24th from 6:00-7:30pm! The first half of the event will feature a Career Panel, where Lockheed Martin engineers from Human Space Exploration, Deep Space Exploration, and Classified Programs will discuss their perspectives on what it is like to work at Lockheed, the aerospace industry in general, and the transition to industry from college and graduate school.After a brief break, the second half of the event will provide the opportunity for students to engage directly with the panelists and additional Lockheed Martin engineers through a set of breakout rooms, where student can ask questions about the road ahead, seek career advice, and better understand the options available for those looking to explore careers in the aerospace industry. There will be engineers representing: Human Space Exploration (HSE), Deep Space Exploration (DSE), Classified Work, and the Business Side of Engineering (Business Development, Competitive Intelligence, and Lockheed Martin Ventures).  Please join us for this interactive event and connect with practicing engineers in a number of aerospace disciplines.

The Career Panel and Networking Night will be on two separate Zoom links. Check the file down below to get Zoom info for both sessions!

Zoom Info

Guest Speakers

Speaker 1: Gum

Gum is a producer, visual artist, and tech hobbyist from North Carolina. He has a background in teaching (both in STEM and in liberal arts), cybersecurity, and open-source hardware and software projects. His talk is going to center around creating tools of liberation and fighting back against different industries and their questionable ethics, classism, lack of representation and failed outreach. This talk is one that you will not want to miss!

Speaker 2: Praveen Palety

Praveen Palety is currently a Solutions Architect at Solutions by Design, and has had experience as a Senior Applications Architect at Western Union for 9 and a half years, as well as a Senior Software Consultant at AT&T for 2 years. He will be speaking about his industry experience, general advice, interview/resume tips, and having a good LinkedIn profile. You will also get the chance to ask him questions during our Q&A session!