Current Volunteer Opportunities

Each year volunteers participate in more than 50 different STEM activities around the area; helping at STEM events, participating in career fairs, and visiting classrooms to talk to students about engineering.  In the last academic year, Chicago Engineers Foundation impacted more than 1,500 K-12 students thanks to our amazing volunteers!  

No experience is necessary, and training/resources are provided to each volunteer. 

Chicago Association of Student Engineers Career Presentations
Select Your Date: Saturday (Oct 7th, Nov 4th, December 2nd, or January 6th)
10am to 11am
Summary: The Chicago Association of Student Engineers is a student-led organization for Chicago area high school students planning to pursue engineering careers. An engineering professional will host a virtual career presentation for the students, followed by a question & answer period. A powerpoint template will be provided for the speaker to customize.
Seeking 4 Engineering Professionals
(preference for professionals with experience in aerospace, biomedical, environmental, or chemical engineering)
To Volunteer Email Debbie Birrell at [email protected].

St. Rita High School Career Week
Select Your Date/Time the Week of October 23rd
St. Rita High School, 7740 S. Western in Chicago
Summary: Engineering professionals are requested to host classroom presentations for high school students during Career Week. Presentations last about 45-50 minutes. A powerpoint template will be provided for speakers to customize.
Seeking Several Engineering Professionals
To Volunteer RSVP via AND email Debbie Birrell to receive your powerpoint template.

College of Lake County Engineering Night
Thursday, November 2nd
5:30pm to 9:00pm
College of Lake County, 19351 W Washington St, Grayslake
Summary: College of Lake County is seeking engineering professionals for an informal, round-table style event on campus. Volunteers will host small group discussions to talk about their career experiences with high school and college students.
Seeking Several Engineering Professionals
To Volunteer RSVP via by Oct 20th, AND Email Debbie Birrell at [email protected].