GREETINGS FROM THE PRESIDENT

Thank you so much for visiting our website! My name is Quinn Porter, and I am the President of the Structural Engineer Association of California Cal Poly Student Chapter for the 2020-21 academic year. I am extremely honored to have been chosen to fill this position alongside an amazingly talented SEAOC board. SEAOC serves as a professional club for students interested in the architectural engineering field. Many majors are represented in our club including architecture, architectural engineering, construction management, and civil engineering. The clubs primary goal is to connect students of structural engineering with the professional world through networking, lecture series, and by promoting professionalism. Alongside the professional aspect of SEAOC, our club promotes work life balance. SEAOC hosts events and programs that create positive outlets to help foster an effective work-life balance, promote diversity and inclusivity, and prepare our members for success after Cal Poly.

 

We are proud to have about 160 members from a variety of majors in our student chapter. Our club hosts a weekly lecture series where professionals from the industry come to discuss important topics in our field, interesting projects that they have worked on, and more. We also host our own career fair, Structural Forum,  is a resume free event. Where students and professionals can enjoy a morning lecture series, career fair, and evening banquet where students and professionals are able to share a meal and connect. Furthermore we have the opportunity to send students to various cities throughout the world to visit firms as a way to expand our network and expose students to out of the classroom experiences.

 

GOALS OF THE CHAPTER

  • Promote Professionalism

  • Offer opportunities for students to network

  • Safe Space

  • Promote diversity

  • Connect education to the real world

  • Be a positive outlet for our members to promote healthy living practices

  • Prepare our members for success after Cal Poly

 

ABOUT THE CHAPTER

  • Group of about 160 students interested in Architectural Engineering

  • Hosts weekly meetings to hear a professional from the industry discuss their experiences, projects, etc.

  • Both a professional and social organization

  • Some other events include:

    • Structural Forum (no-resume career fair)

    • Quarterly firm visits around the country

    • Spring break international trip to foreign firms

    • Beach barbecues

    • Site visits

    • Community outreach and service work

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