SEPTEMBER 2013            
Engineer Your Future

Welcome to The Accelerator, a monthly e-newsletter and blog that keeps engineering students informed and helps them connect and succeed. Here you will find the latest news affecting student life, engineering, and higher education; information on contests, grants, fellowships, scholarships, and internships; tips on career planning; and interesting examples of student research. Each of the categories below links t
o a website-blog that features a large and growing collection of useful sources. Sign up here.   
null From fusion comfort food to interactive admissions sites in Chinese, change is sweeping engineering schools as they draw more international students and grapple with the arrivals' educational, social, and administrative needs. Read More 
From the Student Division 
Congratulations to the officers who were elected during our last ASEE student division business meeting. Also, Utah State University established a new student section with Jacob Bishop as President. Learn more about the Student Division.   
null Kick-start your career with great internships, fellowships, and scholarships that can help you get ahead in engineering.


Useful Links
From ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) to WEPAN (Women in Engineering ProActive Network), some 30 professional societies, nonprofits, activist groups, and service organizations offer a variety of programs and information for engineering students. Click here for a complete alphabetical listing.

Have an awesome student project or startup company? Or a great story about how you got your first engineering job?
Tell us here. 
About This Newsletter
The Accelerator is published by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), a non-profit organization committed to improving education in engineering and engineering technology. It is a collaboration between ASEE Editorial staff and the ASEE Student Division. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr for more updates.

Managing Editor: Sarah Khan

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