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Young Engineers Shape the World

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in sharing your story with a group of young women interested in engineering?

Then become a volunteer mentor for Young Engineers Shape the World (YESW). As a volunteer mentor, you can be involved in any/all of the following, depending on your preferences:

  • Informational interviews with students
  • Reverse career fair events (e.g. Girls Make-a-thon)
  • Discussion panel at a YESW event
  • Offer a tour of your industry/workplaces
  • Be filmed for a brief informational video to be included in activities and online media

And check out this article on “How Women Mentors Make a Difference in Engineering”

As a volunteer mentor, you will help support students from all over the valley, and assist the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering in fostering awareness and appreciation of all disciplines of engineering. We are seeking passionate people who want to help guide and empower young women through engineering activities, career exploration and identity development. If this sounds like you, please submit the YESW Volunteer Intake Form. Submitting this intake form will add you to our mailing list, and a representative from YESW will contact you whenever volunteer opportunities arise.

YESW Volunteer Intake Form

YESW Evening with Engineers – Industry Night

Do you have a passion for increasing diversity in the engineering profession? The join Young Engineers Shape the World (YESW) and share your experiences as professional working in engineering industry! This event will be an opportunity for high school students involved in YESW to meet industry professionals to learn about the realities of engineering and explore how to build a career as an engineer.

There are two dates available to participate for the Spring 2019 semester: Thursday, 2/7/2019 at ASU Polytechnic Campus and Wednesday, 3/20/2019 at ASU Tempe Campus.

If you are an ASU student, please use the below links to sign up

2/7/2019 Polytechnic Campus

3/20/2019 Tempe Campus

If you currently work in engineering industry, please use the below link to sign up

Spring 2019 Industry


Thank you to our past volunteers!

We cannot host these events without our volunteer support. Below are industries and student organizations that have donated their time to engage with YESW students.

Alion Science and Technology
Fujifilm North America Group Companies
Stacy and Witbeck
Alpha Eta Mu Beta, National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society
American Indian Science and Engineering Society
American Society of Civil Engineers
ASU/NASA Space Grant
Biomedical Engineering Society
Chi Epsilon
Grand Challenge Scholars Alliance
Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
Society of Women Engineers
Rio Tinto Projects
General Dynamics Mission Systems