Ever wonder what it takes to become an engineer? Curious as to what the profession entails? Come to the College of Lake County on Thursday, October 3rd to learn about careers in engineering and computer science and meet with representatives from area engineering schools. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. outside the Willow Cafe on the CLC Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
Engineering Night is part of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Speaker Series, which is free and open to high-school and CLC students and their parents.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Attendees should sign in outside the Willow Cafe on the Grayslake Campus between 5:30-6:45PM, choose the breakout sessions they wish to attend and then head to the engineering roundtables
From 5:30-6:45 p.m., students can mix and mingle with professional engineers to learn about the various engineering professions such as civil, electrical, mechanical, chemical, computer science, aerospace, etc. Tours will be available every 15 minutes of the CLC Baxter Innovation Lab, a makerspace/fab lab for CLC students and the Lake County community.
At 7 p.m. in Willow Cafe, CLC Engineering professors will present a general overview of the engineering college search process
During the remainder of the evening (7:30-9:00 p.m.) students and their parents may visit classroom breakout sessions (three sessions at 25 minutes each) to learn more about the participating college and university programs. The CLC Engineering Transfer program will be hosting sessions in the new Baxter Innovation Lab (T120/121) and will include information on guaranteed admission partnerships with UIUC (Engineering Pathways), UIC, and NIU. Representatives from area universities normally include University of Illinois-Chicago, Illinois Tech (IIT), Northern Illinois University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, UW-Milwaukee, Bradley, and Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Attendees are advised to park in lots 4, 5, or 6, and enter the college through the A-Wing. Directions to the Grayslake Campus and a campus map are available at www.clcillinois.edu/aboutclc/locations/grayslake. Follow the signs to Willow Cafe (in the center of campus on the ground floor) and register outside near Student Street. For more information, email Rob Twardock, Engineering department chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences division at (847) 543-2044.
When October 3, 2019 5:30 PM
Where College of Lake County Grayslake Campus Willow Cafe 19351 W. Washington St. Grayslake , IL 60030
1 registration per student. Preregistration helps assure the event will run smoothly. There is no cost to attend. Attendees are not required to attend the entire event.