Our GLEDA program partnered with our latest sponsor, Trinity Industries, to host a professional development focused on topics such as program management, the differences between an MBA and a Masters of Science in Engineering, and salary negotiations.
SHPE DFW would like to extend a huge thank you to Trinity Industries, Ramon Santillian, Jacqueline Photography and all of our guest speakers for making this event successful.
Interested in future professional development or networking events? Visit our news page to learn more about SHPE's involvement in the community.
SHPE DFW is celebrating April 8th - April14th as our GLEDA Mentorship week. Mark this week on your calendars and make sure to setup a meeting/phone call with your mentor/mentee. This is the last official ApprenticeSHPE event of this year’s GLEDA Program.
The SHPE DFW Scholarship application window is now open for 2019-2020 Academic Year!
All details and instructions can be found within the PDF application. Electronic submissions must be timestamped no later than 11:59pm CT on April 30, 2019 or alternatively to mail in your application, please download the PDF and ensure it is postmarked by April 30, 2019.
Winners will be recognized at the SHPE DFW Annual Awards Gala on May 20th being held at the Abacus Restaurant in Knox-Henderson District of Dallas. If you have any questions please email email@example.com.
Thousands of students, parents, and teachers got together at the Dallas ISD STEM Expo 2018- 2019, the biggest STEM expo in Texas. Our wonderful SHPE volunteers hosted three activities to introduce students to the fields of Civil, Electrical, and Chemical engineering! We had a blast! Thanks to everyone who volunteered! Events like this are not possible without you.
SHPE DFW is incredibly honored to have HDR be our newest DFW Community Partner & Chapter Sponsor.
HDR lead a Resume Workshop accompanied with Mock Interviews February 4th at the SMU chapter for all SHPE DFW local chapters. Several HDR professionals presented, provided their own insights, career paths, advice, and one-on-one mentorship to professionals and students who attended the event.
SHPE familia thoroughly enjoyed the event and left with more confidence in their interviewing skills and ability to land a job.
We look forward to future events with our HDR familia with a civil engineering focus and possible site visit in the near future. To find out more about HDR & their career opportunities, visit https://www.hdrinc.com/careers
The SHPE DFW GLEDA program hosted a mentor panel workshop at Mercado 369 on February 15th. This event consisted of mentors and experienced professionals sharing their personal and professional experiences and lessons on how to be a successful leader in your careers. The mentor panel consisted of Manolo Rios, Gabino Hernandez, Andrea Shinn, Fernando Ceballos and Brianne Martin.
SHPE stages regional leadership development conferences [RLDCs] on a yearly basis for the leadership of the SHPE student chapters to improve their organizational, managerial, and technical skills. They take place in all of the seven SHPE regions. For Region 5, which includes Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Alabama will be hosted in San Antonio, Texas March 21 – 24, 2019.
Visit https://rldc5.shpe.org/ to register!
This is our third professional development workshop of the SHPE DFW's GLEDA Program. This program was developed to help young stem professionals kick-start their career. This workshop is open to GLEDAs, SHPE DFW members and guests.
Due to a limited capacity all attendees must pre-register through Eventbrite.
Attendance for GLEDAs is free, general registration is $25, and SHPE members receive a $15 discount code: email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive it!
-10:00-11:00 Program Management-Andrea Shinn
-11:00-12:30 Grad School: MBA vs MS ENG, Jubert Chavez
-1:30-3:00 Headline: Salary Negotiation, Ramon Santillan
-3:00-4:00 pm Professional Headshots and Group Picture, Jacqueline Photography
Note: We only have one hour of photography session. As many headshots will be taken as time allows on the order in which you registered for the event. Register now to secure your spot!
Join us for a discussion panel to see how STEM professionals from the industry lead their careers and the importance and the impact of mentoring. We will be discussing mentoring best practices and information on future mentor/mentee opportunities. This event is focused towards current STEM professionals and college students starting their careers in the near future.
(Panelists lineup to be announced)
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Come join SHPE DFW with our partner HDR on February 4th from 5:30pm - 8:30pm for a professional development workshop focused on Resume Writing and Interview skills!
We're excited to collaborate with our local student chapters & will be hosted by the SMU SHPE chapter.
Professionals & students are all welcome. Feel free to bring along a friend or colleague you know could benefit from the good company, professional development, networking, and free dinner.
- Resume 101
- Interview Pointers
- Mock Interviews [Feedback Provided]
Food will be provided!
HDR specializes in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While they are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, they provide much more than that. HDR creates an unshakable foundation for progress because their multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts, and artists.
Their employees, working in more than 200 locations around the world, push open the doors to what's possible each and every day.
Learn more at https://www.hdrinc.com/careers
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