SHPE Points - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Welcome!
Bienvenidos
SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
2012 - 2013
Agenda
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Introduction
Recap of Events
Guest Speaker: Professor Holguin-Veras
All About SHPE
Upcoming Events
SHPE Announcements
Raffle
Public Announcements
Introduction
Recap of Events
Activities Fair
Great turn out!
 Over 70 interested
students
 Thank you for all
who came to
support SHPE!
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Welcome Back BBQ
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First SHPE-NSBE Event of
the year
We hope everyone who
attended the BBQ had fun
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Excited to see
all the old and
new faces
Guest Speaker
Our SHPE Chapter Advisor
Professor Holguin-Veras
All About SHPE
What is SHPE?
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SHPE was founded in 1974 in Los Angeles, CA
Mission: SHPE changes lives by empowering the
Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential
and to impact the world through STEM
awareness, access, support and development.
Vision: SHPE’s vision is a world where Hispanics
are highly valued and influential as the leading
innovators, scientists, mathematicians and
engineers.
Presented during NILA 2012
Why SHPE?
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SHPE’s benefits are endless!
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Core Programs:
Professional Development
 Academic Excellence
 Leadership Development
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Undergraduate and Graduate
scholarship opportunities
ranging from $1,000 to $5,000
Internship, co-op & full time
job opportunities
Networking opportunities!
Region IV
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Most members out of all the regions!
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66 Undergraduate Chapters
16 Professional Chapters
15 SHPE Junior Chapters
Make sure to join our Facebook group!
Region 4 Vice President – Elvia Morales
Region 4 Student Rep – Sylvana Azana
SHPE Points
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SHPE Points reflect member involvement within
the organization.
Points are often used to determine who is invited
to special SHPE events, such as member outings
and the National and Regional Conferences.
Earn SHPE points by attending GBMs and Study
Jams, volunteering at SHPE events, becoming a
part of SHPE committees, etc.
Membership Dues
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Chapter Dues: $5
 See
Irene
 Eligible for T-Shirt
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National Dues: $5
 One
SHPE
(http://oneshpe.shpe.org)
Conferences
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National Conference
November 14-18
 Fort Worth, Texas
 200+ Company Career
Fair!
 Professional,
Leadership, and
Networking
Opportunities
 LOI’s due September 23
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Regional Conference
 March
2013
 Massachusetts
Institute of Technology
(Boston)
 Last year’s conference
was in San Juan,
Puerto Rico!
SHPE Outreach
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Program for high
school students
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Workshops
Olympics
Extreme Engineering
Challenge
Outreach 2013:
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March 22nd – 24th
Applications out in
early October!
SHPE Junior @
Amsterdam High School
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14 applications so far!
Received funding from
SHPE Foundation
Fill out an application
on the SHPE-RPI
website to help out!
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Plan events
Serve as role models
for SHPE Jr. members
*First event in October!
Upcoming Events
Study Jams
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Held most Mondays
starting at 7 PM in
CII 3116 and 3130
A quiet individual
study room and a
separate group study
room
SHPE Points!
Free food!
GE Workshop: “How to
Prepare for the Career Fair”
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Tuesday, September 18th, 7 – 9 PM
Biotech Auditorium
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Resumes
60-second sell
Etiquette, and more!
Sign up online, DEADLINE SEP 11:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?f
ormkey=dFlOMDdVakx5b2pPWGk0ZnlZRHliNVE6M
A#gid=0
Open to ALL majors!
NSBE/SHPE Career Fair
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34th Annual Career Fair
Largest Student Run Career Fair in
the Nation!
When: September 28-29
from 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Where: RPI Armory
Register online at
http://careerfair.rpi.edu/index.p
hp/area/register
Become an Ambassador for the 34th
Annual NSBE/SHPE Career Fair!
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Ambassadors are the liaisons between
company recruiters and the RPI
community
 Assist
Recruiter with setup and takedown
of their booth
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Offers a chance to network and
interact with a recruiter
Tentative Ambassador meeting dates:
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Thursday 9/20 and Monday 9/24
SHPE Announcements
Committee Applications
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Become more involved with SHPE by becoming the
a part of one of the following committees:
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Advertising
Fund-raising
Web
Education
SHPE Junior
All applications are online and available at:
http://shpe.rpi.edu/committees.html
All applications due SEPTEMBER 21!
Scholarship Opportunities
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Xerox Scholarship Applications now being accepted!
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No other requirements!!!
Please send your resume and a brief paragraph
explaining your financial need situation to
[email protected]
Deadline: September 30
Shaw Industries Scholarship Program Application
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See shpe.rpi.edu for more information!
Deadline: September 15
Freshman
Representative
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Become more involved with SHPE by becoming the
Freshman Representative!
Learn how to be a part of the E-Board
Be in charge of running events
Great way to grow both your professional and
leadership skills
Former reps have all gained internships!
Proposals due SEPTEMBER 30 to [email protected]
Raffle
Arrive before 6:30!
Public Announcements
We Appreciate Your Attendance!
SHPE’s Mission:
SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community
to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through
STEM awareness, access,
support and development.
SHPE’s Vision:
SHPE’s vision is a world where
Hispanics are highly valued and
influential as the leading
innovators, scientists,
mathematicians and engineers.

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