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.
February is the month of Engineers Week is the only event of its kind, is a time to highlight engineers, our work, and contribution to the amazing world we live in today.
More than a week-long event, Engineers Week is a year-round commitment to making a difference.
To celebrate Engineers Week a few weeks early, SHPE DFW is excited to announce we'll be participating in the upcoming Dallas ISD STEM Expo - the largest STEM Expo in Texas.
To volunteer please REGISTER here.
Join the SHPE DFW chapter as we host a fundraising dinner at RJ's Mexican Cuisine.
For every meal that is purchased, RJ's will share a portion of the profits with our chapter to raise funds for STEM scholarships.
Come out for a night of good food and networking!
Purchase of a meal per guest is required.
RSVP below to reserve your spot.
See you next Thursday!
SHPE’s DFW General Meeting/Holiday Posada took place on Saturday, December 15th , at the club house of Northend Apartments in Dallas. It was a joyous afternoon filled with friendship, laughter, and the holiday spirit. President Andrea Shinn, opened up the event with a detailed overview of the chapter and the highlights accomplished by the team year-to-date followed by the fun holiday posada potluck. We enjoyed a variety of delicious cultural food including empanadas from Colombia, Mexican tamales, American ham and tasty festive drinks like coquito, horchata, margaritas, and hot chocolate. Everyone had a great time catching up and meeting new people. Playing white elephant gift exchange was fun and the traditional ugly sweater contest was a hit!
This is SHPE's second professional development workshop of the GLEDA Program designed to help young STEM professionals kick-start their career.
The workshop is open to GLEDA participants, members, and guests.
Due to a limited capacity all attendees must pre-register through Eventbrite [down below].
SHPE members receive a $15 discount code, email email@example.com to receive it!
Program agenda is included below:
10:00-10:30 am Check In and Introduction
10:30-11:00 am Manage Your Manager Presentation
11:00-11:45 am Goal Setting
11:45-12:45 pm Lunch
12:45pm-1:45 pm Team Building Activity
1:45 pm-2:30 pm Public Speaking/Toastmasters
2:30-3:00 pm GLEDA Special Projects Committee Updates
Lunch will be provided.
Huge thank you to our location sponsors - Pape-Dawson Engineers Inc.
SHPE DFW is proud to provide scholarships on a yearly basis - interested in being a part of it?
Donate $10 for (1) raffle ticket in the form of a square.
Feel free to choose as many squares to your liking & pocketbook can handle.
Raffle will commence the day of the game as well as announcement of the random-generated numbers to find out what score would need to happen in order for your raffle ticket to be selected.
Raffle prizes are listed below! Best of luck & thank you for your donations to support the empowerment of the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, & development.
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