Are you an 8th grade girl who loves science, technology, engineering, arts, and/or mathematics (STEAM)? Then a future career in STEAM might be for YOU! Attend Argonne National Laboratory’s Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) and find out. 

What is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) is a diversity outreach program designed to provide young students with an opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) careers.

Students will enjoy motivational presentations, tour Argonne facilities, connect with a mentor, and participate in large and small group activities that provide opportunities to learn about a number of STEAM careers.

2022 Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

The 2022 IGED is Friday, February 18 and will be held VIRTUALLY.

Participants –
All applicants must be in eighth grade and complete the online application. Space for the event is limited and participants will be selected by a lottery system. The students selected for the event will be notified by email of their acceptance. We encourage all eligible participants to apply! Online Application (Closes January 19):

Mentors/Volunteers – Argonne Employees interested in participating as a mentor or volunteer can register here by January 21. Mentoring roles are all-day while volunteer roles are available throughout the day. For more information about mentoring/volunteering, contact .

Photos from 2021 IGED

IGED Co-Chairs