Your Opportunities are Unlimited at UT

Interested in working in teams and changing the world? Discover how engineering is a profitable and flexible career with unlimited possibilities such as working in medicine, law, research, and a wide variety of other industries.

YOUatUT is a one day pre-college event for high school students (rising 9th - 12th grade students) interested in exploring the different engineering careers that The University of Texas at Austin has to offer.

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At YOUatUT, participants will explore how engineering benefits society and impacts the world through:

  • Engineering sessions (tours, presentations and activities) led by industry professionals, engineering faculty and/or graduate students
  • Interactive introductions to a variety of engineering areas and exciting career options
  • Creative engineering design and fun hands-on engineering projects

There is a non-refundable registration fee of $250 for each participant interested in attending. Lunch is included as part of the registration fee.

An OPTIONAL Parent/Guardian Information session will be offered from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Cockrell School of Engineering staff will be available to answer questions about admissions, housing, etc. Lunch is not included for parents/families/guests.

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YOUatUT Sample Schedule:

8:30 – 9:00

Participant Check-in

9:00 – 9:15

YOUatUT Welcome

9:00 – 10:00

Parent Session

9:15 – 10:00

Engineering Dream Big!

Learn how you can benefit society and change the world through the different engineering majors offered at the Cockrell School of Engineering.

10:00 – 12:00

Engineering Expedition and Visualization lab

Tour led by engineering students! Learn about the different departments and opportunities for engineering students at UT and experience the university’s world-renowned super computer!

12:00 – 1:00

Faculty Conversations & Lunch

An engineering professor will share their experiences and answer questions.

1:00 – 2:00

Engineering Project: Empathetic Engineering

Try out this engineering challenge: Can you redesign an alarm clock under extreme conditions?

2:00 – 3:00

Maker Studio & Engineering Project: Just for Kicks

Work in a team and use your creativity and imagination to create an automated kicking machine.  Visit the Longhorn Maker Studio!

3:00 – 4:00

Engineering Students Conversations

Hear about engineering students’ experiences in the Cockrell School and at UT Austin. 

4:00 – 4:30

Student Q&A, Wrap-up & Goodbyes

Final questions and tips. Get some awesome giveaways!


Upcoming YOUatUT camps:

Friday, March 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Register Today!

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