October 1, 2014

Final date for entries; must be submitted by midnight CST

October 8, 2014

National and section winners announced

October 23rd - 25th, 2014

SWE 2014 National Conference Los Angeles, CA

November 2014

Awards presented to winners, sections and regions.

Are you ready to race of your comfort zone and try something new?  Cast aside your preconceived notions of industry and get a running start!  Engineers have endless opportunities at their doorstep.  How will you blaze your own trail?

Essay Info

  • Put your foot on the starter and explore a different career path!
  • “How will you blaze your own trail?" Tell us why a nontraditional job is the way to go.
  • Win cash, raise money for your section

Congratulations to our 2014 grand prize winner!

Gabriella Marinescu from Ohio State University.

Rebecca Krause
Purdue University, Computer Engineering
Class of 2014

To read the winning essay, please click here!

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