Northern Illinois University


Get WISE (Women In Step with Engineering)

GetWise Summer Camp

Middle School Camp: July 12-17, 2009
High School Camp: July 19-24, 2009; Application deadline extended through June 15

Why Get WISE? Let three of our students tell you!

Irmarie Rodriguiz

Meeting women who work in engineering fields helped me to believe it was something I could be successful at myself.

Irmarie Rodriguez
Junior, Industrial and Systems Engineering, NIU


Michelle Turcotte

As women, we share an instant bond in this field—and because we all support and encourage each other, we feel like there is nothing that we can’t do!

Michelle Turcotte
Senior, Industrial and Systems Engineering, NIU

Chelsea Thompson

Receiving an engineering scholarship was a big confidence booster—and it helped make college possible for me.

Chelsea Thompson
Freshman, Electrical Engineering, NIU