Join us for Engineers Week at Penn State Berks

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February 21-26, 2022

Engineering Olympics Club Presentations

Monday, February 21, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. in Gaige 121

Join the Engineering clubs at Penn State Berks for a battle to create the best mousetrap vehicle! Meet in Gaige 121 on Monday to learn about the competition. No preregistration is required. Questions? Contact [email protected].

Leveraging Your Education to Grow Your Career

Tuesday, February 22, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Register: https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0haqax8UQiW7JrJj-Wq6Cg
Join us for an evening of inspiration as we hear stories from industry professionals, young leaders and recent graduates, who will share their experience as engineers. We’ll hear about their different paths to their current careers, plus how and when the technical knowledge gained from education benefited and helped to grow their careers.

Speakers:
Coming soon.

This event is free and open to the public.

Canstructure Reveal

Wednesday, February 23, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. in Gaige 106

Offered in partnership with VoiceUp Berks

Canstructure is a structure building competition to fight hunger. Teams of Berks County youth compete in a contest to build incredible structures made from cans of food. Each team is responsible for holding its own food drive prior to the event to collect the cans for its structure and all canned food will be donated to the Helping Harvest Food Bank following the competition.

This event is free and open to the public.*

Engineering Olympics Build Day

Wednesday, February 23, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. in Gaige 105

Join the Engineering clubs at Penn State Berks for a battle to create the best mousetrap vehicle! Meet in Gaige 105 on Wednesday to work on your vehicles and ask questions about the competition. No preregistration is required. Questions? Contact [email protected].

Explore 3D Printing with Tinkercad

Thursday, February 24, 6 – 8 p.m.

Register: https://www.picktime.com/BerksLaunchBox
Join the Berks LaunchBox staff for an overview of additive manufacturing. We will discuss the software and equipment used to 3D print a product. We will go over terms and tips used in 3d printing, then detail the steps in the software to design, slice & print to make your ideas come to life. Together, we will create a tool in TinkerCAD, which you can personalize, then send to the printers to create your first prototype.

Engineering Olympics Student Competition

Friday, February 25, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. in the Gaige Lobby
Registration from 12:15 – 12:30 p.m. in the Gaige Lobby
Competition begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Gaige Lobby

Join the Engineering clubs at Penn State Berks for a competition to see who created the best mousetrap vehicle! Registration will take place in the Gaige Lobby at 12:15 p.m. with the competition beginning at 12:30 p.m. Questions? Contact [email protected].

Canstructure Open House

Saturday, February 26, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. in the Gaige Lobby

Offered in partnership with VoiceUp Berks
Canstructure teams will have the opportunity to meet at Penn State Berks and learn engineering tips and tricks from Engineering Ahead students on building a strong and safe structure.

*Masks are required at all University sponsored events regardless of vaccination status.

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