Welcome to the 2018 Engineers Week at Johns Hopkins University! Engineers Week is a national, annual celebration of the vital contributions that engineers make to our world.


Schedule subject to change.

Friday, February 16

Friday at 3 p.m. to Sunday at 4 p.m.
Hodson Hall 110
HopHacks is the biannual hackathon hosted at Johns Hopkins University. Over 36 hours, teams of students work to bring a software or hardware idea to life.
More Information.

Saturday, February 17

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Great Hall, Levering Hall
Introduce A Girl to Engineering
Society of Women Engineers has partnered with Ready, Set, Design for Introduce A Girl to Engineering. 

Monday, February 19

Being rescheduled
6 p.m.  to 8 p.m.

Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall
Salary Negotiation for Women in Industry
Experts from JHU’s Career Center offer targeted, successful salary-negotiation strategies
Please Register.

8 p.m.
Sherwood Room, Levering Hall
Engineers World Health Build Day
EWH will hold their Spring 2018 Build Day event during e-week. Students will learn electronic assembly skills while building devices that will be used by EWH National for clinician training.

Tuesday, February 20

Doors open at 5 p.m.; competition 5:30 to 6 p.m.
Glass Pavilion, Levering Hall
Theta Tau’s Tower of Power
Teams compete to build the tallest towers out of dry pasta and marshmallows. There will be FREE PIZZA! Registration required in advance.
Please Register.

Wednesday, February 21

12 to 2:30 p.m.
Great Hall, Levering Hall
Engineering to Discover the History of the Universe

Engineering is the basis for space age science, and there are a few places in the world where the communities come together. Nobel Prize-winning NASA astrophysicist John Mather will show some of the key inventions that make the James Webb Space Telescope possible, and ask for your help with the next generations of space observatories, from far infrared to X-rays. Mather believes that if you can imagine it, you can build it. Must register to attend. Please Register.

Thursday, February 22

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Maryland Science Center
Dream Big: Engineering Our World
Join the Barclay School and Johns Hopkins community for a special viewing of Dream Big: Engineering Our World at the Maryland Science Center. Tickets are $7.00 a person. Shuttles from the Homewood campus will be provided.
Please Register. 

12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Great Hall, Levering Hall
STEM & Innovation Academy Resume Roundtable
Stop by the Great Hall to meet with recruiters and hiring managers from a variety of STEM and Innovation companies. Learn about internship and full-time opportunities and receive a resume review from industry experts. We will have a professional photo station at the event where students can have a head shot taken for their LinkedIn and GoHopOnline profiles. Light lunch provided. Employer participants include: Bloomberg Engineering JHU Applied Physics Lab FCB Health Mission Data *additional participants TBD Co-hosted by Engineers Without Borders JHU.

4 to 5:30 p.m.
Barclay Elementary/Middle School
BAJA Demonstration
Blue Jay Racing at Johns Hopkins University will demonstrate their Baja SAE car and present a slide show detailing the car at the Barclay School.
(Event not open to the public.)

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
160, Mattin
NSBE Bridge Building Competition
Teams will compete to create the strongest bridges made out of gumdrops and toothpicks. The bridges will be tested with items of various weights. The team that can create the strongest bridge wins the competition.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Glass Pavilion,  Levering Hall
Speed Networking Night
Students will rotate through quick, one-on-one interviews with alumni. Registration required.
Please Register. 

Friday, February 23

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Barclay Elementary/Middle School
Engineering A Successful Future in STEM
Professional engineers, JHU faculty, staff and students will teach 6th-8th graders about engineering careers through presentations and hands-on activities. (Event not open to the public.)


For questions regarding the 2018 Engineers Week please contact us.