Sponsored by the GM Foundation and Shell and hosted by the Women in Engineering (WiE) Program in The Ohio State University’s College of Engineering, WiE RISE is a six-day, residential summer camp designed to introduce female students to Ohio State's undergraduate engineering majors and related career fields. Young women who are currently enrolled in 10th or 11th grade are eligible to apply.
Sessions & Activities
WiE RISE consists of at least two academic sessions or off-campus field trips each day. These sessions provide students with an in-depth introduction to undergraduate engineering majors offered by Ohio State and also to related career fields. Sessions are led by Ohio State engineering faculty and graduate students and consist of an introductory presentation followed by a hands-on activity. Each evening, participants engage in social and recreational activities designed to introduce them to the undergraduate experience at Ohio State University. Participants spend time getting to know current Ohio State University female engineering students and hearing about their undergraduates' engineering experiences, job opportunities, and future career paths. Participants also have the opportunity to visit area corporations and businesses to see firsthand the work that engineers do and the important role that they play in our local, regional, national, and global communities.
All activities are supervised by members of the program's staff
Students are required to commit to the entire week of the program and should have no other obligations during this time.