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Upcoming Events

WEP Welcome!

DATE: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
FIRST YEAR STUDENTS: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
CONTINUING STUDENTS: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: San Jacinto Residence Hall, Multi-purpose rooms 207

  • Network with other women in engineering & in your major 
  • Learn about the WEP student organizations that you can join!
  • Qualify for a scholarship just for attending!
  • Enjoy heavy appetizers & delicious lemonade
  • Pick up some WEP swag

Stay a bit later and join the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), a sponsored student organization, for their Ice Cream Social starting at 7:00 p.m.

New First Year Students - Register Here!

Continuing Students - Register Here!


WEP Office Assistants

The WEP Office is looking to hire Student Office Assistants, who are willing to start August 29 and who will be available Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. Successful candidates will continue through the next academic year.

Office Assistants will work around 10 hours per week in the semesters with a starting hourly pay rate of $8.50.

Successful candidates will possess excellent communication skills, are able to take initiative and be a self-starter, are team oriented and have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.

Office Assistant Roles include the following:

  • Communications Coordinator: responsible for creating weekly WEP Events newsletter, generating social media posts, drafting role model and alumni blog posts, and other WEP communications needs
  • Leadership Seminar Teaching Assistant: responsible for preparing materials for weekly class, attending the class (Wednesdays 3 – 4:45 p.m.), managing attendance records, updating Canvas, and other class needs
  • Recruitment Coordinator: responsible for supporting WEP recruitment efforts, preparing materials for recruitment events, communicating with prospective students, and other WEP recruitment program needs
  • PAL Coordinator: responsible for supporting WEP PAL program, preparing materials for PAL events, creating the PAL newsletter, managing PAL monthly reports, and other PAL program needs
  • Engineering Ambassador Coordinator: responsible for supporting WEP Engineering Ambassador program, preparing materials for Engineering Ambassador events, and other Engineering Ambassador program needs

If you are interested and would like to apply, send an email outlining why you are the ideal candidate and attach a current resume to: Gina Higby at gina.higby@utexas.edu no later than Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Include your preference(s) in Office Assistance Role (1st choice, 2nd choice, 3rd choice, etc.).

WEP Leadership Seminar - E S 222 - SEATS OPEN FOR FALL!

Wednesdays 3:00-4:45 p.m.
Unique # 12660

Do you want your resume to stand out? Do you want to have something AWESOME to talk about in your next interview? Do you want to gain leadership knowledge and skill in both school and in the workplace? Then, register for the WEP Leadership Seminar class! Enjoy a leadership experience like no other in the Cockrell School of Engineering! Open to all engineering students.

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Learn more about the WEP Leadership Collaborative