your monthly look at WiSE and STEM at Iowa State

September | 2021
WiSE is a welcoming community that provides women* in STEM with academic and financial resources and support, professional development, and opportunities for engaging connections with role models, mentors, alumni, and STEM professionals.  

* this includes women who are cisgender, trans, of trans experience, etc.
Interviewing During a Pandemic: Sept. 9
WiSE Persist and Thrive Virtual Series - Your Input Needed!
The Persist and Thrive Series will consist of virtual meet-ups for WiSE undergraduate students to engage and interact with Corporate Partners and ISU alumni in their chosen STEM communities. As we plan for the series, we are seeking your input. 
Select the topic you are MOST interested in being offered.
Storytelling - Diverse experiences of former WiSE undergraduates
Benefits of failure
Virtual company visits and job shadows
Presentation skills and advice
Navigating tough conversations AKA conflict management
Have a topic you'd like to see, but don't see it listed? Let us know at wiseevents@iastate.edu
WiSE Welcome - we want to hear from YOU!
Did you attend the WiSE Welcome on Sunday, August 22nd? We want to hear from you!

We care about what you think and strive to improve our programs to better serve students.

Complete the survey by September 8th and be entered into an additional prize raffle!
WiSE Wings
Stop by the second floor of Carver Hall, outside the WiSE Office (room 218) for an insta worthy pic in front of the feather community mural, created at the WiSE Welcome. Want to add a feather to the mural - drop in the office to make your own!
WiSE & Writing and Media Center
This semester, WiSE is partnering with the Writing and Media Center (WMC) to hold office hours in the WiSE office space (218 Carver Hall).

A WMC consultant will be in the WiSE office on Thursdays from 3:00-5:00pm to work with students on any form of written, oral, visual, or electronic communication.

Feel free to stop by to work on class assignments, your resume or cover letter, or any other type of communication!
Tutoring Services Overview
Curious about how tutoring at Iowa State works? Check out the video to learn more.

For information about WiSE funding for tutoring, visit our website for more details.

Procter & Gamble Info Session: Sept. 8
FREE Business Attire Pop-Up Shop
FREE Business Attire Pop-Up Shop, open to all students in all majors
Hosted by the College Directors of Multicultural Student Success (DMSS) and funded by Student Government 
Whether you need a shirt, tie, or a whole outfit for an upcoming career fair or interview, we’ve got you covered – no questions asked. The pop-up shop will feature varying sizes and styles of gently-used business attire, accessories, and shoes. 

Free Business Attire Pop-Up Shop will be open to all ISU students:
Location: 1009 LeBaron Hall
When: Wednesday, September 8th;  2pm-5pm
When: Thursday, September 9th; 10pm-7pm 
When: Friday, September 10th; 8am-Noon 
***Want to shop early follow us on Instagram isupopup; where we will be posting items to claim beginning September 1st. You will be able to pick-up your items during the Pop-Up Shop open hours.
WiSE Academic Planners Still Available
In need of a planner? We've got you covered.

Stop by the WiSE Office (218 Carver) to pick one up!

WiSE Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Seeking Volunteers: ISU 4U Promise
ISU Student Code of Conduct
STEM Student Organizations
Alpha Sigma Kappa: Women in Technical Studies is a sorority for women pursuing degrees in STEM fields. Come join us for a chance to make some amazing friendships and connect with women in similar classes as you. Hope to meet you soon!
Have an announcement or upcoming event for your student organization? Email wise@iastate.edu to have it shared in next month's e-WiSE!
WiSE Corporate Sponsors
WiSE programs and initiatives are made possible through the generous financial support of our partners like Computers & Structures, Inc.

Click here for the full listing of WiSE Corporate Partners.