SWE - Society of Women Engineers


Join Mortenson at the SWE WE24 Convention

The WE24 National Convention in Chicago, IL is the SWE organization's flagship event and the world’s largest career fair for women engineers and technologists. Hundreds of organizations committed to advancing women in STEM will be in attendance and most of the WE24 attendees are experienced professionals. Attendees will be inspired to explore technology advancements, emerging trends, and best practices via 200+ dedicated sessions and multiple panel discussions led by top experts, content creators, and innovators.

WE24 is also a great opportunity for early-career professionals and aspiring leaders to nurture their career growth and development. Along with individual networking, SWE Affinity Group meetups and special events, students and aspiring professionals can increase their chances of gaining an interview or receiving an offer by connecting with recruiters at the career fair.

Hospitality Suite

Interested in learning more about Mortenson? Join us at our hospitality suite (location TBD). You will have a chance to meet team members and leaders from Mortenson. It's a great time to ask us about careers in engineering and technology, learn about the diverse range of opportunities we have, and hear stories about what it's like to be a Mortenson team member.

There's no guest list and everyone is welcome — so come and tell us about your career goals and we can figure out how Mortenson can help you reach them.

2024 Event Info

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SWE National Conference 2024

October 24-26
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
Booth#: TBD

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About Mortenson

We are a construction industry leader in markets like sports facilities, renewable energy, data centers and healthcare, but Mortenson is more than just a construction company. Joining Mortenson means becoming part of a dynamic and collaborative team that embraces innovation, values excellence, and is deeply committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve.


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What is SWE?

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in engineering and be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. Since 1950, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry and has over 40,000 individual members with over 300 collegiate member sections and 100 member sections.

SWE works to establish engineering as a highly desirable career for women through training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships alongside outreach and advocacy activities. The organization is centered around a passion for member success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today’s engineering and technology specialties.

Why go to the SWE WE24 Convention?

  • Connect with recruiters, companies, and organizations to learn about career opportunities
  • Increase your knowledge of emerging technology trends and best practices
  • Network with attendees and community members
  • Learn about career development and even get help with your resumé
  • Be a part of the world’s largest career fair for women in STEM

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DEI at Mortenson

The female workforce at Mortenson has been steadily increasing. Since 2015, the number of women in Craft (trades) positions has grown from 7% to nearly 11% and from 25% to over 32% for Non-Craft positions. As we continue our allyship with the SWE community, we will continue to bring awareness to the inequalities in the construction industry as a whole and strengthen the pipeline of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion within our organization and its leadership. 

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