To become a member of the national Society of Women Engineers, you can visit the SWE website at www.swe.org. A student member of national SWE is an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in engineering or any science or technology program at a recognized college or university. Annual membership costs $20 and there are many advantages to becoming a member of national SWE. Not only will you be able to attend the annual student conference, but you also have the opportunity to apply to various SWE scholarships. You can learn more about everything national SWE has to offer by visiting their website.
SWE FIU requires no local dues. To join please come to one of our monthly general meetings. Go to swe.fiu.edu and look for the date of our next general meeting under the “Events” tab.
SWE FIU uses a point system to determine active membership within the society. Members are responsible for making sure their point records are accurate. Points are listed on the SWE website for verification and can be earned in a variety of ways.
To be considered an “active member” of SWE FIU, you must attend acquire 20 points per academic year and 10 if your graduating this semester :
- 1 Point for any General Body Meetings
- 2 Points for any Fundraising Activities
- 2 Points for any CSO Events/ Workshops
- 3 Points for any Outreach Events
- 3 Points for any SWE Panel event
- 5 Points for attending SWE conference