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Exploring ChemE Careers

Learn about the many exciting career paths our alumni are pursuing. Each panel focuses on a different field, and all are open to the public. Feel free to join in on the UW campus HRC 155 from 8:30–9:20 a.m. or virtually via Zoom

Jan 17 Energy & Environmental Engineering
Jan 24 Biotech & Biopharm
Jan 31 Manufacturing
Feb 7 Regulatory & Policy
Feb 21 Entrepreneurship
Feb 28 Finance & Consulting
March 7 Air & Space

Learn more and get the zoom link:

University of Washington’s Molecular Engineering Materials Center Summer Research Opportunity

If selected you will be embedded in one of the MEM·C labs for 9 weeks.  You will work with a graduate student and faculty to develop a research project, gain training in relevant techniques and instrumentation, collect data, and finally produce a poster and research abstract. Students participate in a weekly seminar on undergraduate research covering research ethics, writing a research abstract, making a scientific poster. Students participate in a weekly Materials Science special interest group in which they read scientific journals or tour other labs.

  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Dates: June 20 to August 18, 2023
  • Stipend: $6000
  • Travel and Housing: On-campus housing, $600 food allowance
  • Application Deadline: February 15, 2023

Learn more here

Clean Energy Institute Research Opportunity

Clean Energy Bridge to Research (CEBR) is a summer program run by the University of Washington (UW) Clean Energy Institute (CEI) and Undergraduate Research Program, and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF CHE-1950904). The CEBR Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program supports a select group of undergraduates, community college students, and tribal college students to participate in authentic research in solar, energy storage, and grid technologies under the mentorship of UW’s world-class faculty and grad students. Participants embark on a nine-week immersive research project in a single UW clean energy research lab, and produce an abstract and poster summarizing their work. All students that are accepted into the program are supported financially with competitive stipends. Housing, food allowance, and up to $500 in travel allowances are provided.

Learn more here!

Building Networks Program through the Foster School of Business accepting applications through January 6th!

2020 Building Networks Cohort and Mentors

What is Building Networks?

Building Networks is a peer mentorship program hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business. The program aims to equip underclassmen with the skills, resources, and mentorship needed to be a successful professional after graduation. Students attend seven sessions on the UW Seattle campus for business lectures, professional development, and meaningful mentorship. Building Networks is a FREE program.

Program Eligibility – Who should apply?

  • Current Community College students intending on applying to Foster School of Business are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • First generation students (strongly encouraged to apply)
  • Prior business experience or knowledge is not required, just an interest to learn
  • 3.0 GPA and above is preferred (but not required)
  • Target Groups: Historically minoritized racial groups – African American, Hispanic/Latino(a), Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian – American Indian & Alaskan Native nations and first-generation or low-income background students.

Interested? Check out the program website to learn more!

Summer Health Professions Education Program — Application Opens Soon

Summer Health Profession Education Program (SHPEP)

SHPEP is a free 6-week summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools.

SHPEP is implemented at 12 program sites across the nation. Each site provides scholars with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, financial planning; wellness and virtual hands-on activities. SHPEP at the University of Washington is a collaboration of the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health.

Learn More here!