Please join us in celebrating National Engineers Week, February 21-27, with a wide variety of activities on and off campus. This year’s schedule is as follows:
Monday, Feb. 22
Tower of Power, Glass Pavilion; doors open at 5 p.m. competition runs 5:30 to 7 p.m. Teams compete to build the tallest tower from dry spaghetti and marshmallows. Teams must register by February 10, but spectators are welcome. Hosted by Theta Tau
Charm City Science League Mentoring, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Barclay Elementary/Middle School. Members of the Charm City Science League, a group that aims to increase academic engagement in Baltimore middle schools through scientific exploration and experimentation, work with teams from city schools to prepare for the March 5 Maryland Science Olympiad. (This event, which takes place Monday through Thursday, is closed to the public.)
SABES After-school Mentoring, 3:30 to 5 p.m., at nine Baltimore City Public School sites throughout the city. JHU students mentor public school students as part of the STEM Achievement in Baltimore City Elementary Schools (SABES) program. (This event, which takes place Monday through Wednesday, is closed to the public.)
Tuesday, Feb. 23
Engineering World Health Global Awareness Challenge, Keyser Quad between Brody and MSE; 10:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. What global problems could engineering approaches help solve? Take the EWH Challenge and find out. Hosted by Engineering World Health
Preparing for Interviews and Careers in Consulting Webinar, Online, 11 a.m. to noon. Alumna Amita Samarth, BS ’95, CEO and C-founder of Clinovations Government + Health, will review the basic job search and interview process involved in securing an entry-level position in a management consulting firm. Registration required. Hosted by Hopkins Engineering Alumni and the JHU Career Center
Wednesday, Feb. 24
BME Edge Speaker Series, Clark Hall Room 110, noon to 1 p.m. BME CBID alumnus David Narrow, CEO of Sonavex, Inc., and recently named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in the health care industry, will be speaking on his experience founding and building a startup. A Q & A session will follow. Registration required here. Hosted by BME Edge
JHU Career Center Speed Networking Prep, Levering Hall/Sherwood Room, 4 to 5 p.m. Perfecting your pitch: Learn tips and practice your elevator speech in preparation for Speed Networking. Registration required. Hosted by the JHU Career Center
GRO Game Night, Levering Hall Lounge, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Join the GRO for a fun and lively evening of video, board and card games, plus refreshments.
Thursday, Feb. 25
Speed Networking Night, Charles Commons Salon B, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Alumni and current students will rotate through a series of quick, one-on-one interviews to give students the opportunity to learn the importance of making good impressions and perfecting “elevator pitches.” Registration required. Hosted by Hopkins Engineering Alumni
Friday, Feb. 26
INBT Pizza Party, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Croft Hall 170. Stop by the Institute for NanoBioTechnology and enjoy some free pizza and conversation.
Food Science: Materials 101, Maryland Hall 5, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Join the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in an exploration of the basic concepts in materials science through the close examination of food. Love of food is a must! Hosted by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Saturday, Feb. 27
BME BCPS Student Workshop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Homewood campus. Biomedical engineering students are leading a five-week BME workshop on campus with 6th graders from Baltimore City Public Schools. (This event is closed to the public.)
SWE “Introduce a girl to engineering” event, Shriver Hall Clipper Room, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members of JHU’s Society of Women Engineers‘ chapter will work with Baltimore City middle school girls to design and construct camping tents. Parents and guardians will arrive at noon to watch the presentation of designs.