Diverse & Inclusive Communities

As part of our industry relations and career engagement, the new McKelvey Connect has a Diverse & Inclusive Communities section that integrates diversity, equity, and inclusion within the career development journey for students. As with all industry and community pages, students will have access to relevant events, blogs, jobs, career advice, campus resources, and more! Feel free to contact us with any engineering related opportunities or resources that you find valuable. 

 

10 Influential Women in Engineering

One hundred and forty years ago, on February 16, 1880, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers was founded by leading U.S. industrialists, educators, technical journalists, designers, shipbuilders, military engineers, and inventors. All men.

It wasn’t until 1918, when Kate Gleason …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse
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Women in Data Science: How to Build and Advance Your Career

What are the different paths toward a career in data science? What do you wish you had known earlier? How do you “own” your career? Data scientists from Uber, Facebook, and Reddit answered these and many other fascinating questions during …

By T.J. DeGroat - Springboard
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4 Things to Know if You’re a Woman Joining the Tech Industry

There’s an issue in the tech industry, and it’s one we’ve known about for quite some time. While many tech companies are trying to increase their female workforce, a majority of them still have a shockingly low number of women …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse
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Not into Research? These Abbott Alumna Have Advice for You

Alumnae Jodi Small and Nicole Joison have a great deal in common. Both earned bachelor’s degrees in biomedical engineering from the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. Both are members of the Chi Omega sorority. Both …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse
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4 Reasons to Seek Out Employers with a Diverse Workforce

Organizations that focus on diversity can provide support and foster new ideas.

During your job search, are you looking at employers that stress diversity in the workforce? You should. Companies that focus on diversity — not just in terms of race, …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse
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