ENGR 290: Engineering in a Global/Societal Context
Two programs this year! Apply for either one:
Argentina: May 20 - June 9, 2013
Foundation for future growth of a middle emerging economy
Lead by: Jeffrey Evans (Civil and Environmental Engineering) and Laura Beninati (Mechanical Engineering)
Costa Rica: May 16 - June 6, 2013
Sustainable Energy & Eco-Tourism
Lead by: Peter Jansson (Electrical Engineering) and David Cipoletti (Mechanical Engineering)
All continuing engineering majors in good standing who have completed their sophomore or junior year at the time of the course are invited to apply. Information sessions and application packets will be available early in the Fall semester. Students who have completed their first year in engineering may apply and will be considered based upon available space and their qualifications. Students in allied majors (Environmental Science, other physical sciences, mathematics) may also be eligible and should contact faculty directors for more information.
Information Session #1 for both Argentina & Costa Rica: 7-9pm Tuesday, September 11 in Breakiron 066.
Applications accepted through October 15. Admission will be based on application materials (grades, essay, recommendations, disciplinary record, visa eligibility). Notification of acceptance will occur before winter break, and a signed "consent to participate" form and deposit will be due thereafter.
How to Apply:
- Application form, to be completed by the student. This form is open for submissions as of September 15 through October 15.
- Advisor recommendation form; please download and complete the header info and then ask your academic advisor to complete the form and either email it to email@example.com or send it to the engineering dean's office (attn. Mrs. McKinney).
- Faculty recommendation form; please download and complete the header info and then ask a faculty member who knows you well to complete the form and either email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or send it to the engineering dean's office (attn. Mrs. McKinney).