2024 Investiture Information

Dartmouth Engineering Open House

2025 date TBA

Each spring, Thayer welcomes the Dartmouth and surrounding communities into our labs and workshops to showcase engineering education and innovation. Free and open to all!

An engineering graduate student helps a visitor with a hands-on research demonstration.

All ages welcome!

There's something for everyone, including:

  • Research lab tours
  • Student projects
  • Machine Shop activities
  • Robots & race cars
  • Industry exhibits
  • Food science demos & treats
  • More!

Learn About Dartmouth Engineering

Thayer's Open House is a unique opportunity to learn more about engineering at Dartmouth, including academics, research projects, career services, and entrepreneurship:

About Us

We prepare engineering leaders to solve problems through human-centered thinking, research, and innovation.

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An intro class listens to a technical instructor in the Couch Project Lab.

Engineering Courses

Thayer's intro courses (ENGS 1–21) equip all students with a basic understanding of engineering concepts for living and working in a technology-driven world.

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An undergraduate student pipetting in a lab

Research Opportunities

Students can participate in research in many ways, including taking part in the First-Year Research in Engineering program or the Women in Science Project.

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The Magnuson Center wall sign

Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship

Magnuson provides entrepreneurial education and experiences, funding and networking opportunities, and placement of students in internship positions.

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BE students write on a white board as part of a brainstorming session.

Cook Engineering Design Center

Dartmouth's Cook Engineering Design Center (CEDC) connects industry sponsors to advanced engineering students to help design solutions to real-world challenges.

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A Career Fair attendee shaking hands with a prospective employer

Career Services

All students and alums have access to Thayer's dedicated Engineering Career Services staff who can help you secure the career you want.

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Highlights from Open House 2024

Open House 2024