Northern Illinois University


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Parents, Teachers, and Counselors

Shes smart. Shes talented. And your help can put her on the path to a successful future.

Parents, teachers, and counselors play a vital role in helping students determine their career interests, but often feel uncertain as to how to encourage young women to explore the fields of science and engineering.

Get WISE, sponsored by Northern Illinois Universitys College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, is dedicated to helping young women in middle school and high school discover the possibilities in these exciting, rewarding, and lucrative fields.

Through in-school and on-campus group activities as well as one-on-one mentoring opportunities, Get WISE provides students with hands-on experiences and a support system that includes current NIU engineering students and faculty.

Get WISE Activities

  • After-School Programs
  • JETS and WYSE Competitions
  • Mentoring Program
  • Financial & Academic Advising
  • Summer Camps
  • Engineer for a Day
  • Scholarships

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