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Scholarship Opportunities

Access Scholarships

Access Scholarships is a 100% free scholarship search platform with a goal to connect as many students as possible to scholarship opportunities as well as general resources necessary for success. The Access Scholarships website is available here.
Cofounder of Access Scholarships, Ayden Berkey (she/her), runs her own $1,000 quarterly scholarship. Ayden is available at ayden@accessscholarships.com or by signing up for a free office hours session (held every Friday) here.

After College Scholarships

AfterCollege scholarships are awarded to current students who stand out as future superstars in their field. Create a concise, yet impactful, profile showcasing your talents and passion for your field of study, and you could be the next recipient!
Application deadline for all scholarships is June 30, 2022 at 11:59pm

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA.

AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree (AA,AS, BA, BS, MS, PhD) in one of the many fields of science. Science can include (but is not limited to): Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physics, Zoology, etc.. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

About After College
We have a lofty vision: to help every college student and recent graduate discover their career path. In our 15 year history, AfterCollege has become the largest career network for college students and recent graduates. Our patented job-matching algorithm pairs new job seekers with opportunities that fit their degree, school, skills and interests making the job search and the candidate search more efficient for everyone.

BosterBio Biomedical Scholarship

Boster is proud to provide an annual scholarship to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 2 to 4-year academic program related to Biology or Biotechnology. The Boster Bio Scholarships for Young Scientists Of Excellence will provide $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school or college students to aid their scientific research in college.
Applciation deadline June 30th 2022
More information and the application are available here.

Custody X Change Scholarship Program

Custody X Change offeres several yearly scholarships up to $1000! Learn about the requirements to apply here.

EssayOnTime Scholarship List

EssayOnTime has conducted research and gathered a list of scholarships and grants for women divided into groups for specific majors. View their compiled list of scholarships here.

Estudent Loan Scholarship

Unigo.com has set up a scholarship on their studnet loan resource site estudentloan.com. This $1000 scholarship is a simple essay contest where individuals must simply answer in 250 words: "Financial literacy is important. Tell us about the smart financial decisions you plan to make to secure your future."
Application deadline is March 31 each year and the winner will be announced in May.
Click here to access the scholarship application.

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

https://alexandertutoring.com/supporting-stem-education-students-disabilities/

Scholarships for Women

https://thebestschools.org/college-finances/scholarships-women/

Tech-Act Scholarship

Tech-Act is a leading IT Certification Training Course provider that offers Online Certification Training to help aspiring professionals renew their skills as well as get certified & grow in their careers. Their IT training services for individuals as well as businesses for various certifications helps professionals get ahead in the thriving IT industry. Their training formats include online instructor led training, class room based training, self-paced training, client site training and others.
Visit the link to get detailed info about their scholarship program:
https://www.tech-act.com/scholarship/
Application deadline December 31st, 2022. Winner will be announced March 1st, 2023.

TheBestSchools Scholarship Guide

At TheBestSchools.org, we strive to help individuals gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials they need in order to pursue their educational interests and career ambitions. As you know, there are many challenges that women face within education. One of these challenges is navigating the high cost of education in America, so our team created a scholarship guide geared toward female students!
Access the guide here.

Internship, Co-op, and Research Opportunities

Allegheny Coatings Internships and Co-Ops

Allegheny Coatings is seeking students for an Engineering Co-Op / Internship in Ridgway, PA. The position will include real-world engineering problems and projects, and both individual and team work.
This document contains more information about the position and contact information for applying.

D.E. Shaw Research Internships

D. E. Shaw Research offers paid summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students from a range of scientific and technical disciplines. Internships for rising sophomores are 8 weeks long, while those for rising juniors or seniors and for graduate students last for 12 to 15 weeks.
Learn more about offered opportunities here.

FedEx Internships

FedEx Services paid summer internships are a great way to gain practical business experience, knowledge, and skills that will be beneficial as you prepare to begin your professional career. If selected to participate in the internship program, you will become part of a team working on projects that directly impact our company. Although FedEx is known to deliver packages, FedEx Services was founded to support the enterprise through our back office functions including a variety of IT and business fields. If you are a student pursuing a degree in one of the related fields, our internship positions are a great start to a possible future career. Not to mention, FedEx Services internships are available in cities across the US.
How to Apply:
We are now accepting applications and encourage students to apply as soon as possible. We target students at junior level and above (i.e., students typically intern between their junior and senior years of college or during graduate school). To be considered, all candidates must apply online:
1. Visit careers.fedex.com
2. Search keyword: Intern
3. View postings to see where your major fits
4. Apply to all areas of interest

Hatch Positions

Hatch has open positions for interns and graduates. All positions are posted to their career page here.
Civil Structural Engineering Intern
Mechanical Engineering Intern
Electrical Engineering Intern

iD Tech Summer Positions

iD Tech, a STEM-focused summer education program, is looking to fill over 1,600 summer positions with high-quality students. Staff members receive competitive compensation, housing (overnight staff only), meals, custom-built apps supporting operations and curriculum, college internship credit (if applicable), performance management training, guidance from the experienced team of managers, and more.
Read about the Camp Director position here.
Read about the Camp Instructor position here.
Interested applications should apply online here.

Pioneer Power Group EE Co-Op

Pioneer Power Group, a leading engineering firm in the Mid-Atlantic for Power System Studies, is looking for Electrical Engineering Co-Ops.
Read about the position here .
Visit their website here.

Southern Company Engineering Opportunities

Southern Company is recruiting co-op, entry level and experienced engineers for career opportunities at their Alabama, Georgia, and Illinois locations.
Read about the positions here .
Click here to apply.

Full Time Job Opportunities

AfterCollege Career Network

Jobs and internships available for Pitt Society of Women Engineers Students on AfterCollege
AfterCollege has created a career network for Pitt SWE students that feautres relevant jobs and internships which can be found here.
For more information about AfterCollege services for college administrators and faculty, download AfterCollege overview (PDF).

D.E. Shaw Research Job Opening

D. E. Shaw Research (DESRES), a New York-based scientific research group, seeks candidates from a range of scientific disciplines to join our team. Apply using the link below:
Scientific Associate

Federated Hermes Position

Federated Hermes has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Financial Analyst on their Financial Planning & Analysis team! What You will Do: In this role you have an opportunity to be part of a team responsible for the corporate planning and analysis process. You will leverage your knowledge of financial analysis and budgeting by gathering data and constructing models. You will work with colleagues throughout the organization to support initiatives and proposals from a financial perspective as well as generate department budgets and forecasts.
Visit this link to apply.

Ford Motor Company Positions

There are open positions within Ford Motor Company that would be a good fit for a SWE member. For more information on how to join the Ford Family please:
1. Visit careers.ford.com
2. Choose United States
3. Choose your experience level, Student or Experienced Professional, then search opportunities
This will bring up a variety of open positions across the company. Use the filters on the left to find positions that interest you. When applying, please make sure to indicate that you are a SWE member (SWE is listed under the professional organizations).

Hatch Positions

Hatch has open positions for interns and graduates. All positions are posted to their career page here.
Junior Electrical Engineer
Junior Mechanical Engineer
Junior Process Engineer

Imagine Pittsburgh Job Opportunities

Check out imaginepittsburgh.com for engineering job openings!

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics offers instrument engineering-related roles, which may be of interest to those in your community looking to develop a career in the aviation and aerospace industries. This company also provides superior instruments, avionics, and power solutions to the global aerospace industry. We are always seeking dedicated employees who take pride in a shared set of values professionalism, integrity, quality, customer service, leadership, and teamwork. Located in Van Nuys, CA and Wichita, KS, our facilities are based in areas with progressive business climates, and exceptional education options. Check out our careers site here which is updated with available positions and may be useful to your student community researching employment.

National Security Agency Positions

National Security Agency, an employer on AfterCollege, would like to share the following opportunity with Pitt Society of Women Engineers students. NSA is more than an intelligence agency. It's a group of talented, interesting and inspiring people who together create a culture unlike any other. It's equal parts creativity and logic, studded leather belts and business suits, blue hair and crew cuts. Read more about the National Security Agency on the blog here. More information and open positions can be found here.

Naval Nuclear Laboratory Positions

To apply to open positions visit the Naval Nuclear Laboratory webiste here, then go to careers > job search and search by the position numbers.
Read about the modeler position here.
Read about the PM position here.

North American Höganäs Job Openings

North American Höganäs, US subsidiary of Höganäs AB, the world’s foremost producer of metal powders, is looking to fill these engineering positions:
Maintenance Engineer (Hollsopple, PA location): The qualified candidate will be responsible for identifying essential maintenance requirements to increase plant productivity, completing design work related to improving the reliability and safety of plant operating equipment, maximize reliability performance with a sustainable approach, as well as capture all opportunities to improve processes while reducing total cost and maintaining quality and safe practices. Qualified applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering with three to five years experience preferably in heavy manufacturing. FMEA knowledge plus the capability to facilitate RCA process is required. Must possess knowledge of structural and machine design, fluid mechanics, heat transfer systems, materials, drafting, construction, contract preparation and project management. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, 3D CAD modelling software (Inventor, Solidworks, etc), and maintenance programs along with experience in writing detailed reports including results and recommendations.

Process Engineer (Hollsopple, PA location): The qualified candidate will be responsible for providing support, development, improvements and monitoring of the production processes to ensure the successful and cost-effective production of iron powder. Candidate will also be responsible for troubleshooting and making recommendations through equipment or process changes, along with increasing productivity and improvements within quality, environment and safety. Qualified applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Engineering with three to five years experience preferably in heavy manufacturing. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, along with experience in writing detailed reports including results and recommendations.

Employees of North American Höganäs Company enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Michele.mcclelland@hoganas.com

PennDot Positions

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Engineering District 11 Office recently formed a Diversity Committee. The goal of the committee is to encourage the diversity of the workforce. The company designs, constructs, and maintains the transportation infrastructure that we all utilize every day. Entry level engineering positions are available.
Co-op and internship listings are available here.
Entry level job listings are available here.

SWE Pittsburgh Professional Section Posted Job Openings

You can find detailed job postings on the SWE Pittsburgh Professional section's website at: http://pittsburgh.swe.org/job-postings.html

Graduate Opportunities

Custom Control Sensors

Custom Control Sensors (CCS) has been a leader in providing pressure, temperature, and flow sensing products that include sensors and switches for the Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, and Energy markets. Headquartered north of Los Angeles in Chatsworth, California, CCS is a full-service company focused on building an energetic and vibrant work environment. We work to foster the interaction and collaboration between all associates at CCS, the connection with our customers, and the opportunity for creativity. CCS is an established company with global resources offering individual opportunities to affect positive change. We encourage graduates to explore career opportunities for a variety of positions.
Click this link to explore career opportunities: https://www.ccsdualsnap.com/tools-resources/careers/.
Click here for the general CCS website: https://www.ccsdualsnap.com/

Iowa State University Opportunities

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University would like to encourage students from SWE Student Chapter to apply for graduate study!
ISU CCEE program information:
CCEE Online
CCEE On-Campus
CCEE Graduate Admission Requirements
How to apply to CCEE Grad Programs:
ISU Admission Preapplication
Graduate Application Process, explained
Email Dawn Miller, Graduate Admissions Coordinator with questions.

Webinars / Online Programs

Affordable Colleges Online Guide to Engineering Programs

You can find more information about online engineering degrees and programs guide here: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/engineering-programs/

Free Computer Science Courses

Check out these links to free computer science courses from udemy.
Web Development Courses
Programming Language Courses
Mobile App Courses
The Pong Project

Guides for Women in STEM from MoneyGeek.com

Women often face unique challenges in life that can dictate their financial lifestyle. MoneyGeek.com has created guides to empower women to feel confident when making financial decisions. The three guides highlight topics such as:
- Women pursuing STEM careers
- Scholarships and financial aid for women
- Crafting the right message when negotiating a salary

To visit these guides, click the following links:
MoneyGeek.com Women in STEM Careers
MoneyGeek.com: Scholarships & Grants for Women
MoneyGeek.com: Guide to Negotiating the Pay You Deserve

For more information about salary negotiation, see this article: https://outwittrade.com/how-to-negotiate-salary

LEED Green Associate Training

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. As buildings can become LEED Certified, people can become LEED Accredited! The best way to break into the sustainability space is to attain the LEED Green Associate. It also shows employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.
Students can also use the discount code "green" for $50 off the course price.

Click here to register for live or on-demand options.
Contact instructor Lorne Mlotek directly with any questions at info@leadinggreen.com

Other Opportunities

Anglo American Article

Anglo American is a leading global mining organization focused on safety, responsibility, and sustainability. A new article published by Anglo American, "Increasing Diversity in Geoscience", covers the inherent benefits of increasing diversity in any field, especially sciences. There is also discussion on increasing efforts in geoscience and mining specifically to promote inclusion and diversity professionally, and potential barriers and hurdles the industry still needs to overcome.
Follow this link to access the resource: https://www.angloamerican.com/about-us/our-stories/increasing-diversity-in-geoscience

Atera: A guide for Women in IT

Atera offers a guide called "Resources to Get Women Started in the Tech Field". Women face many complications and hardships in the tech industry such as gender bias, wage gaps, and discrimination; so we've curated this guide to help inform those venturing into this career field of many resources available to them. This guide covers everything from the different career choices under the IT umbrella, to training seminars, education, and organizations that provide support to women in tech.
Click here to access the guide.

Coding Resources from BestColleges.com

BestColleges.com believes that the best bootcamp is one that fits your schedule, your learning needs, and your career aspirations. To help, their team has created a guide that explores how to get into a coding bootcamp while also providing tips to increase your admission chances.
Click here to access the guide.

Cummins Opportunities

Our Cummins Global Recruiting Team is excited to attend the SWE Conference in Austin, TX and we are eager to get connected with campus chapters before the event! Allow us to introduce ourselves. Cummins Inc. is a world leader in engine design, manufacturing, and related technologies made up of talented people who are Working Right. We are dedicated to hiring the best and brightest college students and recent graduates to grow our team of talented professionals around the globe. We would like to invite your campus SWE chapter to apply! We hire students who are looking for intern, co-op, or full-time opportunities from many different degree and major types. If anyone from your chapter is interested in a career with Cummins, please search using the link below.
Search for jobs here.

Cybersecurity Guide

Cybersecurityguide.org was created to serve students interested in cybersecurity by delivering accurate, high quality information presented in a simple, clean format. They have put together the most comprehensive resource available online and are working daily to add additional student resources.
To access the Cybersecurity Job Guide please click here
To access Cybersecurity Career Option please click here
To access the Guide for Women in Cybersecurity please click here
To access the Cybersecurity Scholarship Guide please click here

EduBirdie Scholarship Guide

The guide includes advice from the teacher and college counselor on the scholarship application process, information on how helpful the scholarships are, a list of different types of scholarships, and other forms of financial aid for students. Check it out here: https://edubirdie.com/blog/college-scholarship-guide

Education Connection Resource

Education Connection offers a resource that helps students with a low GPA find colleges. It offers information on what colleges accept students with a low GPA how to get into those said colleges when you apply.
Click this link to access the resource: https://www.educationconnection.com/resources/colleges-that-accept-low-gpa/

Education Dynamics Scholarship Guide

This scholarship guide offers information on the various scholarships and other forms of financial aid that are available to students who are studying online and how their circumstances can affect what they can apply for.
Here's the guide: https://www.onlinedegrees.com/degree360/student-loans-scholarships/

Financial Aid Resources from Study.com

Study.com is highlighting their comprehensive financial aid and scholarship guides for college students to share information about different resources that can be utilized to fund a college education. They've created an in-depth, expert-verified Guide to FAFSA and Financial Aid and also published a number of comprehensive scholarship guides to help all students in their journey to gaining a degree:
Scholarship Guide for Hispanic and Latino Students
Scholarship Guide for LGBTQ Students
Scholarship Guide for Students of Color

Free Guides and Tools from Reviews.com

Guides and tools:
1. Scholarships: Please click here.
2. MOOC: Please click here.

Girls in STEM - Syracuse University

This resource walks through a history of Women in STEM and including major events. The article then discusses career opportunities in the field and how we can get girls more involved in STEM now and in the future. The resource concludes with a section to support Parents and Educators to help influence girl's interest in STEM topics with tips and external resources.
Below is the Girls in STEM resource:
https://onlinegrad.syracuse.edu/blog/girls-in-stem/

GitHub Profile Guide from BestColleges.com

The team at BestColleges.com has created a guide that explains the importance of a GitHub profile for professional software developers looking to advance their careers and offers tips on how to create a profile that will stand out from the crowd.
Find it here.

Guide for Women in Computer Science

This resource created by the team at ComputerScience.org covers topics such as Young Women in Computer Science, Engagement Opportunities, and Career & Support Resources. Check it out here.

HP Resource Guide for Women in STEM

This guide provides access to STEM programs, finanical aid information and more! Check it out here: https://www.hp.com/us-en/shop/tech-takes/computer-science-engineering-resources-women-stem

Kubernetes Tutorial - A Beginners Guide

ContainIQ created a guide that helps people learn Kubernetes, a popular open-source technology that more and more companies are implementing every day. Check it out here!

Maryville University Women in STEM Guide

Maryville University offers a STEM guide for that outlines statistics and facts for women earning various degrees and in various fields.
Click here to access the guide.

Non-Traditional Careers for Women: Opportunities and Benefits for Women in Male-Dominated Professions

The organization, LearnHowToBecome.org has produced a guide for women who want to know more about the pay gap and the resources they need to get into non-traditional careers to break through the barriers. It compares traditional and non-traditional careers for women, and looks at different ways to break into male-dominated fields.
The guide can be found here.

Proprep Additional Study Resources

Click here and use the promo code, PITTFREE!

Resources for Moms in STEM

https://www.bestcolleges.com/bootcamps/features/rise-of-tech-moms/
https://www.bestcolleges.com/bootcamps/features/code-like-a-mother/carrie-schmid/

Resources for Women in Computer Technology

This resource published by Purdue University Global reviews the history of women in computer science, explores the current opportunities for women, and identifies resources to help women explore and grow in computer science fields. Take a look at it here.

Resource for Women in Data Science

MastersinDataScience.org has published a resource that includes interviews with five women data scientists about the current landscape of opportunities for women in big data to encourage inclusivity in this field. The resource can be found here.

Resources for Women in STEM

A list of resources (scholarships, job information and etc) has been collected for women in STEM. It is up to date and contains only verified and useful information. View the list here.

STEM Study

This site has some excellent information about going into a STEM related career field. There is info for women and minorities on advancing their STEM interests, as well as professional networking groups, and advocacy and mentorship programs.
Use these links to access the site:
https://stemstudy.com/stem-resources-minorities-and-women/.
https://stemstudy.com/stem-scholarship-search/.

University HQ

University HQ is a free educational resource helping students navigate through the higher education process.
Access the website here.

Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Clean Energy Fields

Check out this article about women working in clean energy fields: https://www.chooseenergy.com/news/article/women-breaking-glass-ceiling-clean-energy-fields/

Where to Learn Python for Free!

BestColleges.com has created a guide that provides a list of 10 places you can learn Python for free!
Read it here.

Additional STEM Resources

Online Degrees in Engineering
Engineering Online Classes: Please click here.
Accredited Online Bachelor's Programs in Engineering: Please click here.
Online Master's in Engineering: Please click here.

Financial Aid and Student Resources
Resources for Engineering Students: Please click here.
Supporting Women in STEM: Please click here.
Helping Women in STEM: Please click here.
Financial Aid and Scholarships for Engineering Students: Please click here.
Financial Aid for STEM: Please click here.
Women in STEM: Please click here.

Career Option in Engineering
Engineering Career Paths and Salary Trends: Please click here.
Careers in Engineering: Please click here.
Careers in STEM: Please click here.
STEAM Careers in Art Schools: Please click here.