MEP Annual Events

2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Date and Time


MEP Networking BBQ

An exclusive, casual event for MEP students in which industry professionals connect with students, share career advice and experiences, and enjoy delicious BBQ.

September 25, 2017


5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
VIP: 4:00 p.m. entry

ATL, Bldg. 7

MEP Industry Expo

An event designed for industry to recruit and have thorough, purposeful conversations with students in an intimate setting. Employers who attend will receive copies of student resumes via our MEP Resume Database. MEP, SHPE, AISES, and SWE students are invited but additional student groups who currently work with industry attendees may attend.

September 26, 2017


9:00 a.m, - 1:00 p.m.

ATL, Bldg. 7

SHPE/NSBE Mock Interviews

Organized by SHPE and NSBE, mock interviews allow students to get advice from the experts. Industry representatives sign up to meet with students one-on-one for a 15-20 minute block to ask interview questions and provide feedback.

Fall Quarter


6:00 p.m.

Various Locations

Food for Thought Series

A 5-part discussion series for new and current MEP freshmen and transfer students in which students build relationships with peers and make connections with MEP staff and campus resources. Lunch is provided.

Thursdays, Fall Quarter


11:10 a.m.

Bldg. 40-111

Leadership to Legacy Banquet

An exclusive dinner event in which MEP student leaders share dinner and conversation with members of the MEP Industry Advisory Board.

January 23, 2018


6:30 p.m.

Cafe Roma
1020 Railroad Ave,
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

LLNL Sponsored: "Winter Design Challenge"

An event in which students will be creating and competing UAV’s, sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Lab.

February 24, 2018


9:00 a.m.

Flight Range

MEP Industry Advisory Board Meeting

A meeting in which Industry Advisory Board members and MEP/Engineering Student Services staff collaborate on ways to improve services and support for underserved students in engineering.

May 11, 2018


8:00 a.m.

Bonderson, Bldg. 197, Rm. 104

SHPE Banquet

A celebration and recruiting event with SHPE students, industry, alumni, and supportive faculty and staff in which we reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and discuss the upcoming year’s goals.

May 11, 2018


6:00 p.m.

Madonna Inn

MEP GRADitude Reception

An opportunity for MEP graduates to honor a faculty/staff supporter that was integral to their academic success. Graduates will receive a MEP commemorative stole.

May 18, 2018


2:00 p.m.

Bonderson, Bldg. 197, Rm. 104

A special thanks to all corporate representatives who helped make these events happen!