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How to Become a Member

Message from our Secretary, Kavya: 

"The Ohio State Chapter of Society of Women Engineers is an organization that acts as an advocate and catalyst for change for women in engineering and technology. We provide resources and connections to help our members succeed personally and professionally. Between our social events and professional development help, we can guide you through college and best prepare you to enter the workforce."  

 

Empowered Women Empower Women!


​​How to join:

  1. Make sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter and follow us on our social media (@osuswe) to stay up to date about all our upcoming events. 

  2. While most of our events are free of charge, we highly recommend becoming a Societal SWE member for even more benefits, such as the opportunity to attend conference and run for an officer position. 

  3. We encourage our members to get the Collegiate 2 Career (C2C) membership, which for a one-time $50 payment grants membership for all their undergraduate years and the first year of their professional career.  You can find more details about the different levels of collegiate membership here: https://swe.org/membership/collegiate-membership/

  4. The Joint option allows you to join SWE and one of the following three professional organizations for a reduced rate: The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), or the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). (Only available April 15 - December31)

  5. You can join us on Facebook and be invited to our facebook events. Being in the facebook group is a great way to keep in touch with other SWE members and stay connected to happenings and opportunities throughout the year.

  6. Come to our monthly meetings! This semester, we will be conducting vitual meetings to ensure that we all remain safe and healthy during this time.

  7. Remember to renew your membership every year even if you have C2C!!

Ohio State SWE Society Code: G059

Please contact our secretary, Kavya Narayanan, for more information on membership or if you have any questions.

 

BENEFITS TO BEING AN OSU SWE MEMBER

  • Social, outreach, professional development events

  • Mentoring programs

  • Networking opportunities

  • Access to extra jobs and scholarship opportunities

  • Leadership opportunities

  • No time commitment - make it your own experience

 

WHAT IS SOCIETIAL SWE?

  • Established in 1950

  • International not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. 

  • Goals: Professional Excellence; Globalization; Advocacy 

  • 40,000+ Members Globally

  • 300+ Collegiate Sections

  • 100+ Professional Sections

  • Check Out: https://swe.org

 

BENEFITS OF BEING A SOCIETIAL SWE MEMBER

  • Can run for an officer position at Ohio State

  • Can attend SWE conference with Ohio State

  • Access to the SWE membership directory

  • Access to contact info for any SWE member

  • Access to SWE Career Center

  • Professional development webinars

  • Scholarships (Society and OSU level)

  • Leadership positions with regional and societal SWE

  • And more! https://swe.org/membership/benefits/

 

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