students may volunteer to become an integral part of the Women's Engineering
Dorm mentor community coordinators
organize dorm-based activities for women engineering students to develop
a community of support and to provide academic and career guidance for
underclass students. This opportunity is open to juniors or seniors only.
Although we'd prefer this to be an on-campus position, you may volunteer
for your old dorm if you no longer live on campus.
E-pen pals for high school students
serve as mentors to help high school girls around the country learn more
about engineering education and about Notre Dame. Most of these relationships
will develop initially through e-mail contact, and mentors should be prepared
to respond to e-mail inquiries from these high school students in a timely
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) committee
members assist SWE in developing programs and activities to enable women
engineering students to learn more about the practice of engineering and
about studying engineering at Notre Dame. SWE also plans to help local
Girl Scout troops earn technology badges and is contemplating other community
service projects. If you're interested in helping to organize SWE events,
e-mail the organization at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms. Wizard Day, held every spring, provides girls in the fourth,
fifth, and sixth grades in the South Bend Community Schools Corporation
with an opportunity to learn about engineering and science. The program
needs volunteers to coordinate a variety of activities -- from planning
the experiments and projects for the daylong event to designing the free
t-shirt given to participants. For more information, e-mail the Ms. Wizard
Day program at email@example.com.
Expand Your Horizons (EYH) is geared
toward middle- and high-school girls. This annual event gives girls a
glimpse of math, science, and technology-related careers. To learn how
you can help, e-mail the EYH program coordinator, Karen Morris, at
Other volunteer/service activities available through the College
of Engineering include:
in Community Service (EPICS) http://epics.cse.nd.edu/
Service/learning course in Haiti http://www.nd.edu/~silliman/Development/haiti/
Please check back
from time to time for additional opportunities.
become a volunteer for the Women's Engineering Program, please complete this
form. <<click here for form>>