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Congratulations on considering a career in engineering!

 

The members of MnSPE are behind you 110%.

 

Currently in college? Keep reading.

Younger than a college student? Scroll down the page.

 


 

First, if you haven't yet done so, we invite you to join MnSPE. Membership is completely free for six months, and after that is only $20/year for college students. Membership will give you access to opportunities, programs and people that you wouldn't have otherwise.

 

APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

Undergraduate scholarships are awarded each year by outstanding engineering students in Minnesota. Applications are due mid-November.
Apply here.


   
GET A MENTOR

MnSPE will connect our student members directly with an engineer mentor. A formal mentor program is in the works for launch sometime in 2016 - Stay tuned!


   

POST YOUR RESUME

Advertise yourself! Post your resume free on MnSPE's Career Center.


   
FIND AN INTERNSHIP

Use your MnSPE engineering network to find a co-op or internship and boost the impact of your resume.


   
LEARN WITH/ FROM ENGINEERS

All MnSPE members, including students, can attend MnSPE's live seminars and webinars, plus access our webinars-on-demand, for free. A networking and educational opportunity.


   
MEET PEOPLE, GET EXPERIENCE

Volunteer at an outreach program (some are on campus) or join an MnSPE committee. Meet other engineers and students, gain leadership experience and share your love of engineering all at the same time.


   
BECOME A STUDENT LEADER
Are you at the U or UMD? Become a leader in MnSPE's Student Chapter on campus. A huge resume boost without a huge time commitment.

   
PREP FOR THE FE EXAM
Prepare for the FE exam with a 12 week, self-guided course for civil, mechanical and other/general. Electrical coming soon. Special rates for MnSPE members. Learn more.

   

U of M students fueling up for a full day of volunteering for the annual MATHCOUNTS math competition on campus.
Students and professionals sharing their love of engineering with kids at Fernbrook Elementary's Engineering Encounter outreach event.
How do you encourage a potential future engineer? Tell him what you love about your career choice! At the STEM Family Fun Day hosted by the U of M.
UMD Student Chapter members and other engineers from the area gather to tour the Vikre Distillery in Duluth.

 


 

Learn About Engineering

 

You can make a difference as an engineer! Engineers are PROBLEM SOLVERS. As an engineer, you might solve a problem related to clean water or air, develop a new medical device, or create a new and really fun amusement park ride. The sky's the limit!

 

 

 

 

Visit These Websites to Learn More about Engineering

 

  

 Discover Engineering

 Engineer Girl

 Engineering a World of Difference

 Design Squad on PBS Kids

 Engineering: Go For It

 Engineer Your Life

 

   

  

What Minnesota Universities Offer Engineering Degrees?

 

 Four year, ABET-accredited engineering programs in Minnesota are offered at:

 

 University of Minnesota Twin Cities - College of Science and Engineering

 University of Minnesota Duluth - Swenson College of Science and Engineering

 University of St. Thomas - School of Engineering

 Minnesota State University, Mankato - College of Science, Engineering & Technology

 St. Cloud State University - College of Science and Engineering

 Winona State University - College of Science and Engineering

   

   

 Extracurricular K-12 Activities

 

 First Lego League

 First Robotics Competition

 Future City Competition

 MATHCOUNTS

 MATHCOUNTS Minnesota

 Science Olympiad

 Science Olympiad Minnesota

 The Works Museum

 

 

 

Helpful Links for Educators

 

 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

 Defined STEM: Bringing Relevance to the Classroom

 getSTEM-mn

 Project Lead the Way

 Stem Education Coalition

  


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