The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is the world’s largest advocate and catalyst for change for women in engineering and technology. To ensure SWE members reach their full potential as engineers and leaders, the Society offers a variety of professional development opportunities for live and online learning opportunities.
Collegians & Professionals
Discover webinars, eLearning courses, podcasts, and quiz resource guides on career development and leadership training. SWE Professional Resources provide a continuum of learning from career advancement to work/life balance.
Access resources to jumpstart your professional development, broaden your networking opportunities and streamline your transition to the workforce. Post your resume in the SWE Online Career Center.
SWE’s professional development is organized into five core tracks as described below.
This track addresses a variety of topics women in STEM face during their careers while working in a variety of industries. Examples include career planning, management, and advancement techniques (internships, resume and interview best practices, salary negotiations, understanding corporate culture, etc.).
- Develop techniques to develop, manage and refine plans for various professional transitions across a variety of industries.
- Identify best practices and tools to assist with career management and life transitions.
Specialized Areas of Focus
The intent of the specialized areas of focus is to provide professional development for key areas of expertise.
The sessions may touch on (but are not limited to) themes like business planning, raising venture capital, developing your elevator/sales pitch, new venture structures, new technology development, strategies for product marketing and licensing, creating your startup team, and researching resources available to startups.