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Rensselaer Women in Engineering

Women in Engineering

Rensselaer's women in engineering programs offer a host of opportunities for exceptional women to prepare and succeed in today's technologically advanced and culturally diverse workforce.

Engineering Ambassadors

Engineering Ambassadors Program

Rensselaer's Engineering Ambassadors (EA) are an assembly of highly motivated students focused on inspiring a younger audience to explore the role of engineers in society. EAs offer hands on demonstrations and short presentations on engineering topics to encourage the interest of students in careers in the areas of science, technology and engineering.

Annual National Manufacturing Day

Annual National Manufacturing Day

Rensselaer has been a leader in manufacturing engineering education for many years. We have state of the art laboratories and continue to enhance our course curriculum to meet the nation’s future manufacturing needs. Since 2011, Rensselaer has celebrated National Manufacturing Day (NMD) to share our visions, expertise and the many career opportunities in manufacturing engineering with high school teachers, students and regional industry members.


Center for Initiatives in Pre-College Education (CIPCE)

The Center for Initiatives in Pre-College Education (CIPCE) is an official pre-college outreach arm of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. As such, it is committed to working with K-12 students and teachers on inquiry- based approaches to teaching in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) disciplines, making use of engaging interactive technologies that have proven to be effective classroom tools.