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 email@example.com 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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SHPE DFW is proud to present Noche de Ciencias (Science Night) at the University of Texas at Dallas. Noche de Ciencias is an exciting opportunity for high school students and families. This event, organized by the SHPE Foundation, is designed to promote knowledge, awareness, interest, and motivation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and college education. Noche de Ciencias will consist of the following:
- Hands on STEM activities for K-12 students
- College information for students and parents
- Bilingual Workshops for parents
- Free Food!
SHPE DFW esta orgulloso de presentar Noche de Ciencias en la University of Texas at Dallas. Noches de Ciencias son eventos organizados por la Sociedad Hispana de Ingenieros Profesionales (SHPE) a través de los Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico, enfocados en los estudiantes de primaria a preparatoria y sus padres. Durante las Noches de Ciencias se busca desarrollar interés y motivar a los estudiantes en las materias de ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas (STEM por sus siglas en inglés). Así como también proveerles información a los padres sobre los procesos para la aplicación de becas, ayuda financiera e ingreso a la universidad. Noche de Ciencias consistira de lo siguiente:
- Actividades interactivas para estudiantes de K-12
- Informacion universitaria para padres y estudiantes
- Talleres bilingues para los padres
- Comida Gratis!
Join us at our first general body meeting of 2019. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a member, current initiatives and upcoming events calendar. Afterwards, the crew will be headed for an after social to an escape room (also called puzzle rooms), where players immerse themselves in themed scenarios built around an exciting and multi-layered mystery game. Players must rally together, hunt down clues, solve puzzles, and escape a room before time runs out.
Meeting: Ruins, 2653 Commerce St. 75226 on the corner of Commerce and Pryor (11:00AM-12:00PM)
After Social: A Room with a Clue (in Deep Ellum), 2715 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226. (Game Reservation Starts @12:30PM)
I'm not really a gamer or a nerd. Are escape rooms for me? Am I really locked inside the room? Have other questions then check out their FAQ.
Please note: A room with a Clue Reservations can only be cancelled and refunded at least 48 hours before the scheduled time. There are NO refunds after this time period i.e. Thursday, Feb 7 at 10:00 AM CT.
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The second quarterly GLEDA professional development workshop was held January 12th at Pape-Dawson engineers in Plano. The presentations covered were “Managing Styles” presented by Adriana Ocampo, Vice Chair of the SHPE Board of Directors, “SMART Goals” presented by Brianne Martin, Vice President of the SHPE DFW Chapter and “Personal Finance” presented by Andrea Shinn, President of the SHPE DFW Chapter. Kendrick Lange, a representative of the Trinity Industries chapter of Toastmasters came and presented the group with an overview of the organization and some activities. Total attendance for this event was 25.