Engineering Speaks

Engineering Speaks connects Columbia Engineering students and researchers with K-12 students in New York City. Engineers visit NYC classrooms to lead students in a hands-on and engaging lesson and demonstration. 

After the session, students will be able to envision themselves as engineers and scientists. The programs will shed a light on how engineering is part of our everyday lives and how students can make an impact in the world through engineering. Overall, our sessions are designed to show students that engineering and science are fun and exciting.

The Outreach Office is excited to announce we are relaunching the Engineering Speaks program in January 2022! If you are a Columbia Engineering educator (faculty, post-doc, PhD student), and are interested in being matched with a local school to lead a fun and engaging STEM lesson of your choosing, use the form below to submit your idea for a lesson. Submissions for spring participation are still being accepted. For the 2021-2022 school year, participants can opt for an in-person learning experience or a virtual learning experience.

Get Involved

Educators interested in scheduling a specific Engineering Speaks session should reach out to us! We'd love to coordinate with you to arrange a session for you and your students.

Feel free to also email us with information regarding your request.

We welcome faculty, post-docs, graduate, and PhD students with an interest in STEM outreach to join Engineering Speaks. Please use this form to submit your ideas

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to [email protected]