WISE can be a life-changing experience if you make it
so. The knowledge and skills you will acquire will help you succeed in your
personal and professional life if you are willing to work hard and be open to new and unexpected learning opportunities. The program will open your eyes to
non-traditional career paths and alternative ways of putting your
engineering education to productive use. The contacts you make
with your fellow WISE Interns, your faculty advisor and mentors, and Washington
decision-makers provide a valuable network if you
use them effectively. The key is to success in the program is personal responsiblity and professional curiosity.
The following testimonials from WISE program
participants highlight these and other ways that the WISE program can
contribute to your personal and professional growth, as well as help you to
play a leadership role in advancing the engineering profession
and promoting more effective science and technology policy, laws and
regulations at the national, state and/or local level.
Notice to WISE Alumni: We need your
input to help WISE develop proposals for new sponsors and funding
sources. Tell us how the WISE experience affected your career,
what you learned from WISE and how you have used that knowledge and
experience in your work, in your professional activities, and in your
personal life. Use the Alumni update report
form or send your email directly to Chris
are especially welcome and will be posted at the WISE website to help
attract and inspire future WISE applicants.
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