February 23, 2022



Out for Undergrad (O4U) Engineering Conference (all at 11:59 PM PST)

Round 1 deadline: March 6, 2022
Round 2 deadline: April 3, 2022
Round 3 deadline: May 1, 2022


*It is encouraged that students apply as soon as possible, as O4U Engineering has historically selected more students during Rounds 1 and 2.


The 2022 Out for Undergrad Engineering Conference will be held in person, from September 16 through the 18. Official location will be shared in the upcoming months. This conference is geared towards serving students that identify as LGBTQ+ and plan on pursuing a career in engineering, whether it be industry or academia. Students are admitted on a rolling basis.

The conference is free to attend! Flights, hotel, and conference costs are covered entirely by O4U thanks to our sponsors, with no application or registration fee!


Here is a little more about the conference: 

  • Out for Undergrad is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization designed to help high-achieving LGBTQ undergrads reach their full potential.
  • LGBTQ+ engineering students will have the opportunity to discuss being out in the engineering industry and hear from professionals who are out in their careers.
  • Students will network with LGBTQ+ peers and professionals from top engineering companies from a wide range of industries across the country.
  • Students will have the opportunity to find LGBTQ+ mentors in their field.
  • Sponsoring companies will recruit students for jobs and internships at the career fair and throughout the conference. Some company sponsors in the past have included: General Motors, Medtronic, Clorox, Blue Origin, Genentech, Accenture, Barr, university graduate programs, and more!
  • Apply here: Out for Undergrad Fall 2022 Application
  • For more information, check out the conference website: Out for Undergrad Engineering Conference


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email the O4U Engineering Admissions Team at adrik.shmavonian@outforundergrad.org