Professional development

The Professional Development Committee hosts events each month, as well as the Professional Development Retreat in the fall and Profs to Profs in the spring where SWE members can connect with professors and professionals and learn about industry and research. 


 Samantha Volkmeier |

Samantha Volkmeier |


I am a... Environmental Engineering Major, Sustainability Studies Minor, Freshman Admissions Representative, Ex-Welcome Week Leader, Slightly Above Average Chef, Crossword Puzzle Lover, Current Events Nerd, Soap Collector


committee members

Alyssa Leitgen - I am a... Chemistry Major, Microbiology Minor, Grupo Bimbo Bakeries Manufacturing Intern, Seamstress, Knitter

Hannah Simerly - I am a... Materials Science and Engineering Major, Polymeric Drug Delivery Systems Researcher, Dancer, Self Proclaimed Amateur Comedic

Maria Campos - I am a... Mechanical Engineering Major, Undergraduate Researcher in the MARS Laboratory, Welcome Week Leader, Runner, Tennis Player, Space Geek, Painter, Renewable Energy Enthusiast

Nehasri Duggirala - I am a... Mechanical Engineering Major, Earl E. Bakken MDC Intern, Crocheter, DIY Enthusiast, Reader

Maddie Bocek - I am a... Electrical Engineering Major, Barista, Runner, Baker, Animal Enthusiast, Documentary Watcher