NOVEMBER 2014            
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 to a website-blog that features a large and growing collection of useful sources. Sign up here.    

Engineers Among 2015 Rhodes Scholars
Roster includes child of refugees, varsity swimmer, classical dancer.
Riled over the doll's need for men to help her code.

Which Schools Produce the Highest-Paid Grads?

NerdScholar lists the top 15.
Students Create Bikes to Top Speed Records, Avoid Theft
Super cycles designed in Britain, Chile.
Tuscon-area schools collaborate; hands-on training offered.
Device Aims to Keep Fires from Spreading 
Student invention could save lives in South Africa.



The idea: Technologies to alleviate poverty not only must be technically sound but also economically feasible and culturally appropriate to gain widespread use.
From the Student Division 
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The ASEE Student Division was created at the 2007 Annual Conference and Exposition. This was in response to the need for ASEE student members to have a voice and home within the national organization. 

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 and Facebook for more updates.
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