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Welcome! Bienvenidos. SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS. RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE 2012 - 2013. Agenda. Introduction Recap of Events Guest Speaker: Professor Holguin- Veras All About SHPE Upcoming Events SHPE Announcements Raffle Public Announcements.

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Society of hispanic professional engineers

Welcome!

Bienvenidos

SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS

RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE 2012 - 2013


Agenda

Agenda

  • Introduction

  • Recap of Events

  • Guest Speaker: Professor Holguin-Veras

  • All About SHPE

  • Upcoming Events

  • SHPE Announcements

  • Raffle

  • Public Announcements


Introduction

Introduction


Recap of events

Recap of Events


Activities fair

Activities Fair

  • Great turn out!

  • Over 70 interested students

  • Thank you for all who came to support SHPE!


Society of hispanic professional engineers

Welcome Back BBQ

  • First SHPE-NSBE Event of the year

  • We hope everyone who attended the BBQ had fun

  • Excited to see all the old and new faces


Guest speaker

Guest Speaker

Our SHPE Chapter Advisor

Professor Holguin-Veras


All about shpe

All About SHPE


Society of hispanic professional engineers

What is SHPE?

  • SHPE was founded in 1974 in Los Angeles, CA

  • Mission: SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.

  • Vision: SHPE’s vision is a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians and engineers.


Society of hispanic professional engineers

Presented during NILA 2012


Society of hispanic professional engineers

Why SHPE?

  • SHPE’s benefits are endless!

  • Core Programs:

    • Professional Development

    • Academic Excellence

    • Leadership Development

  • Undergraduate and Graduate scholarship opportunities ranging from $1,000 to $5,000

  • Internship, co-op & full time job opportunities

  • Networking opportunities!


Region iv

Region IV

  • Most members out of all the regions!

    • 66 Undergraduate Chapters

    • 16 Professional Chapters

    • 15 SHPE Junior Chapters

  • Make sure to join our Facebook group!

  • Region 4 Vice President – Elvia Morales

  • Region 4 Student Rep – Sylvana Azana

SAY NO MORE!


Shpe points

SHPE Points

  • SHPE Points reflect member involvement within the organization.

  • Points are often used to determine who is invited to special SHPE events, such as member outings and the National and Regional Conferences.

  • Earn SHPE points by attending GBMs and Study Jams, volunteering at SHPE events, becoming a part of SHPE committees, etc.


Membership dues

Membership Dues

  • Chapter Dues: $5

    • See Irene

    • Eligible for T-Shirt

  • National Dues: $5

    • One SHPE (http://oneshpe.shpe.org)


Conferences

Conferences

  • Regional Conference

    • March 2013

    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston)

    • Last year’s conference was in San Juan, Puerto Rico!

  • National Conference

    • November 14-18

    • Fort Worth, Texas

    • 200+ Company Career Fair!

    • Professional, Leadership, and Networking Opportunities

    • LOI’s due September 23


Shpe outreach

SHPE Outreach

  • Program for high school students

    • Workshops

    • Olympics

    • Extreme Engineering Challenge

  • Outreach 2013:

    • March 22nd – 24th

    • Applications out in early October!


Shpe junior @ amsterdam high school

SHPE Junior @ Amsterdam High School

  • 14 applications so far!

  • Received funding from SHPE Foundation

  • Fill out an application on the SHPE-RPI website to help out!

    • Plan events

    • Serve as role models for SHPE Jr. members

*First event in October!


Upcoming events

Upcoming Events


Study jams

Study Jams

  • Held most Mondays starting at 7 PM in CII 3116 and 3130

  • A quiet individual study room and a separate group study room

  • SHPE Points!

  • Free food!


Ge workshop how to prepare for the career fair

GE Workshop: “How toPrepare for the Career Fair”

  • Tuesday, September 18th, 7 – 9 PM

  • Biotech Auditorium

    • Resumes

    • 60-second sell

    • Etiquette, and more!

  • Sign up online, DEADLINE SEP 11:

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFlOMDdVakx5b2pPWGk0ZnlZRHliNVE6MA#gid=0

Open to ALL majors!


Nsbe shpe career fair

NSBE/SHPE Career Fair

  • 34th Annual Career Fair

  • Largest Student Run Career Fair in the Nation!

  • When: September 28-29

    from 10 AM – 3:30 PM

  • Where: RPI Armory

  • Register online at http://careerfair.rpi.edu/index.php/area/register


Become an ambassador for the 34 th annual nsbe shpe career fair

Become an Ambassador for the 34th Annual NSBE/SHPE Career Fair!

  • Ambassadors are the liaisons between company recruiters and the RPI community

    • Assist Recruiter with setup and takedown of their booth

  • Offers a chance to network and interact with a recruiter

  • Tentative Ambassador meeting dates:

    • Thursday 9/20 and Monday 9/24


Shpe announcements

SHPE Announcements


Committee applications

Committee Applications

  • Become more involved with SHPE by becoming the a part of one of the following committees:

    • Advertising

    • Fund-raising

    • Web

    • Education

    • SHPE Junior

  • All applications are online and available at: http://shpe.rpi.edu/committees.html

  • All applications due SEPTEMBER 21!


Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Xerox Scholarship Applications now being accepted!

    • No other requirements!!!

    • Please send your resume and a brief paragraph explaining your financial need situation to [email protected]

    • Deadline: September 30

  • Shaw Industries Scholarship Program Application

    • See shpe.rpi.edu for more information!

    • Deadline: September 15


Freshman representative

Freshman Representative

  • Become more involved with SHPE by becoming the Freshman Representative!

  • Learn how to be a part of the E-Board

  • Be in charge of running events

  • Great way to grow both your professional and leadership skills

  • Former reps have all gained internships!

  • Proposals due SEPTEMBER 30to [email protected]


Raffle

Raffle

Arrive before 6:30!


Public announcements

Public Announcements


We appreciate your attendance

We Appreciate Your Attendance!

SHPE’s Mission:

SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through

STEM awareness, access,

support and development.

SHPE’s Vision:

SHPE’s vision is a world where

Hispanics are highly valued and

influential as the leading

innovators, scientists,

mathematicians and engineers.


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