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The Schulich School of Engineering offers programs, special events and workshops designed to introduce a broader audience to the diverse field of engineering and the many rewards of becoming an engineer.

Outreach programs

The Schulich School of Engineering is home to many innovative community programs aimed at inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Cybermentor

This award-winning mentoring program is for girls in grades six to 12 who are interested in science and engineering. Students are matched with working female scientists and engineers who become their online mentors. Learn more.

Minds in Motion

The Schulich School of Engineering and the Faculty of Kinesiology team up to offer this unique children’s science and technology program that includes summer camps and workshops. Learn more.

Women’s Advancement Office (WAO)

The WAO focuses on creating an inclusive and supportive environment for female faculty, post doctorates and students, so more women and girls become interested in pursuing engineering careers. Learn more.  

Events and workshops

The Schulich School of Engineering hosts several events and workshops throughout the year to open young minds to the exciting opportunities that exist in the fields of science, technology and engineering.

Explore IT

Each year, this interactive conference gives young women in grade nine a taste of what it’s like to work in the expanding field of information and communication technology (ICT). Learn more.

Minds in Motion Actua Girls Club

Girls help plan activities that give them opportunities to explore science and engineering through a variety of hands-on projects. The goal is to get girls excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and introduce them to the diverse careers options. Learn more.

Women in Engineering Day

This annual day-long event for young women in grades 10 and 11 is social, interactive and fun. Activities include a design contest, demonstrations and panel discussion, featuring female role models. Learn more.

Operation Minerva

Grade eight girls get the opportunity to spend a day at work with some of our top female engineering professors and researchers. Learn more.

Outreach programs

The Schulich School of Engineering is home to many innovative community programs aimed at inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Cybermentor

This award-winning mentoring program is for girls in grades six to 12 who are interested in science and engineering. Students are matched with working female scientists and engineers who become their online mentors. Learn more.

Minds in Motion

The Schulich School of Engineering and the Faculty of Kinesiology team up to offer this unique children’s science and technology program that includes summer camps and workshops. Learn more.

Women’s Advancement Office (WAO)

The WAO focuses on creating an inclusive and supportive environment for female faculty, post doctorates and students, so more women and girls become interested in pursuing engineering careers. Learn more.  

Events and workshops

The Schulich School of Engineering hosts several events and workshops throughout the year to open young minds to the exciting opportunities that exist in the fields of science, technology and engineering.

Explore IT

Each year, this interactive conference gives young women in grade nine a taste of what it’s like to work in the expanding field of information and communication technology (ICT). Learn more.

Minds in Motion Actua Girls Club

Girls help plan activities that give them opportunities to explore science and engineering through a variety of hands-on projects. The goal is to get girls excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and introduce them to the diverse careers options. Learn more.

Women in Engineering Day

This annual day-long event for young women in grades 10 and 11 is social, interactive and fun. Activities include a design contest, demonstrations and panel discussion, featuring female role models. Learn more.

Operation Minerva

Grade eight girls get the opportunity to spend a day at work with some of our top female engineering professors and researchers. Learn more.