To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
May 14, 2018
NSBE DC Weekly E-Digest
Upcoming Events
Elections May GBM
May 21st | 6:30pm
National Society of Black Engineers
Come out to hear the candidates running for the NSBE DC Executive Officer positions (and if time permitting, the NSBE DC Appointed positions) for the 2018-2019 term! Let your voice and vote be heard!

Corporate Mixer and Professional Career Fair 
May 30th | 6:00pm-9:00pm
New America
The Corporate Mixer and Pro fessional Career Fair i s a career fair style event where top STEM companies and attendees can interact through resume review and on-site interviews. This event is free and open to the public. 

Companies attending are Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, Rockwell Collins Automation, MITRE, FTS International, and Fannie Mae, with more coming on the way! Make sure you submit your resume in addition to registering by May 24 in order to have your resume pre-screen by the companies and potentially get a call back!


The Annual Scholarship Benefit & Awards Gala
June 1st | 6:30pm-Midnight
National Press Club
This year, the chapter will be “Celebrating Our Successes” with dinner, drinks, and music, and awards. The Mistress of Ceremonies will be Kezia Williams, founder of the Black Upstart, and the keynote speaker will be Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Howard University. There be a cocktail hour before the seated dinner with music from Johnny Graham and the Groove, and after the dinner we will dance to R&B, 90s music, and more with DJ Marvalous. 

Proceeds will assist toward funding the NSBE DC Future Innovators Scholarship Program, which provides merit-based scholarships to local African-American senior high school students planning to pursue degrees in STEM in college.

Aerospace Systems Conference
August 8 - 11, 2018
National Press Club
The NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference (ASC) is the world's only scientific and technical conference for Black Professionals in aerospace. Participants are encouraged to apply for awards, submit technical papers, attend industry tours, and network with the top technologists in the nation's aviation and space industries.

Partner Events
NBMBAA-DC Presents: All Black Everything Professional Development Symposium
May 22nd | 6:00-9:00pm
Marriott Metro Center
Absorb invaluable insight from best-selling author and international consultant  Dethra Giles  and award-winning entrepreneur and renowned speaker  Dr. George Fraser  on managing one's own professional development and the future of "power networking." Bring your resume, notebooks, and questions! Resume writers, career coaches, and image consultants will be on-site to provide you with in-person consultations to help increase your competitive advantage as you navigate the professional development waters. Professional headshots will also be offered onsite at a discounted rate.

Service Opportunities
Black Millennials for Flint Lead Prevention Ambassador Leadership Program
Black Millennials for Flint is launching the Inaugural Cohort of the Lead Prevention Ambassador Leadership Program 2018-19. The leadership program is designed for African American & Latino millennial college students, young professionals, and parents ages 18-37. The program will build millennial leaders' capacity to become advocates for activism and organizing. As a part of the program, all Ambassadors will get complementary memberships to NSBE DC, paid for by BM4F.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of August 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.

May 18th | 10:00am - 2:00pm
Need a volunteer for 2-3 hours to educate and inspire young students about various occupations and entrepreneurship. In your case, this as an opportunity to inspire children about careers in stem, specifically engineering..The career exploration day will be staged so that children can have an interactive experience with each of the occupational hosts. There will be approximately 40 students from 2nd - 5th grade. The event is May 18th at 10:00am and wrap up by 2pm or earlier at Roots Public Charter School, an African Centered Charter School in upper Northwest Washington, DC.

As a DC-CAP Career Speakers Bureau volunteer, you can help inspire and motivate high school students to explore different career opportunities and to prepare themselves for the future by getting their college degree. Volunteers visit high schools to talk about their own careers and how a college education played a part of their success. Career speakers also have the opportunity to serve as mentors and provide "job shadowing" opportunities to individual students. If interested please contact Asante Johnson at asante.johnson@dccap.org .
Check out the  website  to find out how you can volunteer!
Job Opportunities
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National Society of Black Engineers - Washington, DC Metro Chapter
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