June 26, 2011
June 26, 2011
June 29, 2011
Minorities in Engineering
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MIND Links 2011: Resources to Motivate Minorities to Study and Succeed in EngineeringThe MIND Links projects of the Minorities in Engineering Division (MIND) of theAmerican Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) was created in 2004, recognizingthat, although there are many resources available to inform, motivate, fund, mentor,promote, and support minorities and women to pursue a career in science, technology,engineering and mathematics, however, locating these resources is not easy. MINDLinks gathers and updates each year links to resources in an organized manner that isuseful for parents, students, professionals, academics and administrators. Specialattention is paid to provide useful resources to every stage of forming the engineer,including: • Exploratory and motivational stage: K-12, enrichment activities, competitions • Preparatory: scholarships, fellowships, rankings of undergraduate and graduate engineering programs, internships • Professional careers: publications, salary surveys, organizations • Academic careers: career development, evaluating institutions and offers, research opportunities and grants, summer research opportunities, fellowships, organizations • Leadership: leadership training, career advancement programs and administration in higher education • Recognition: awards • Research: pertinent research and dataIn 2005, the first MIND Link paper appeared with a little more than 300 links. Each yearlinks are updated and at least 50 new links added, this year the category Research wasadded. This year’s MIND Links paper organizes and provides over 850 links to resourcesthat can be used to motivate minorities and women to study, stay and succeed inengineering and technology disciplines. This survey organizes these opportunities andresources, specially targeting those of particular interest to engineering students andengineering faculty, and provides links to internet sites containing further detail. Ananalysis is done of possible areas of need not covered adequately by existing resources.
Larrondo-Petrie, M. M., & Esparragoza, I. E. (2011, June), MIND Links 2011: Resources to Motivate Minorities to Study and Succeed in Engineering Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. 10.18260/1-2--18879
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