Already registered? Now it’s time to get involved! The Western and Mountain Districts have a long history of providing exciting student opportunities at annual meetings. Student events are scheduled throughout the conference, so make sure you don’t miss anything!
Virtual MiteY Race
Date/Time: Saturday, June 27th, 3:00 – 5:00 PM (PDT)
Description: The MiteY Race is modeled after the hit television series “The Amazing Race” where teams follow clues and complete challenging but fun tasks to race for first place! Students can register in teams of two (limit two per school) before June 1st. Registration fees for the MiteY Race support the Richard T. Romer Student Endowment Fund.
More Info: For more information or to register, please visit https://westernite.org/endowment-fund/mitey-race-2020/.
James H. Kell Student Design Competition
Date/Time: Sunday, June 28th, 12:00 – 5:00 PM (PDT)
Description: All students are invited to participate in this mystery design challenge created by the Western District! Students will compete in a team design challenge for prize money. All team members must be from the same school, with no more than five students per team, and each school may have up to two teams. $1000 in prize money will be awarded to the first, second, and third place student chapters at the competition. Please register your team for the Kell Competition by June 1st by e-mailing the Western District Student Funding and Initiatives Chair (Kimberly Leung).
More Info: Visit the James H. Kell Award webpage
Student Traffic Bowl
Date/Time: Sunday, June 28th (Pre-Qual, 9:00 – 10:30 AM PDT) and Monday, June 29th (Finals, 5:00-6:00 PM PDT)
Description: The ITE Collegiate Traffic Bowl is an annual competition between ITE student chapter teams using transportation planning and engineering topics for the clues, questions, and answers. Although ITE International will not be hosting a Collegiate Traffic Bowl Grand Championship, we will still hold a Student Traffic Bowl for each District. Each District will be offering $1,000 to be split among the first, second, and third place student chapters in each District. Each school may have one team competing in the Traffic Bowl, and the team must have three students. Western District schools must email the District’s Student Funding and Initiatives Chair (Kimberly Leung) by June 1st to register.
Student & Faculty Leadership Forum
Date/Time: Monday, June 29th, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PDT) (Session 4B)
Description: All students, student chapter leaders, faculty advisors, and professional liaisons from both districts are invited to join in a discussion on best practices for student chapters, facilitated by ITE’s International Transportation Education Council Past Chair, Grant Schultz. Topics will include chapter activities, fundraising, and recruitment efforts. Come to share your own ideas or learn what other chapters are doing in the Western and Mountain districts – together we can help each other be the best chapters in ITE!
Career Guidance Track
Student Resume Reviews
Description: Send your resume to be professionally reviewed! Resumes must be uploaded here by Friday, June 19th 5:00 PM (PDT).
Career Guidance Session 7B: Ask Me Anything!
Time: Monday, June 29th 2:00-3:00 PM (PDT)
Description: During this Career Guidance session, attendees can participate in a Q&A session with a panel of professionals. They will discuss 1) looking for internships and employment during COVID-19 and 2) transitioning from students to working young professionals. You can also ask the panelists anything about school, work, our profession, or life in general!