Competitions Sponsored by the Old Guard
The Competitions Sponsored by the Old Guard will take place during ASME’s E-Fests. The E-Fests are events built around design, advanced manufacturing and robotic technologies. They enable engineering students to expand their knowledge, test and showcase new skills and inspire innovation.
Competitions Sponsored by the Old Guard:
This competition is designed to emphasize the value of delivering clear, concise and effective oral presentations, particularly pertaining to some sphere in which an engineer is or should be involved.
ASME Elevator Pitch Competition
An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in what you and/or your organization does. Designed to create interest in a project, idea, or product... or in yourself!
What is the Old Guard?
The Old Guard is a committee of experienced ASME Life members dedicated to helping engineering students and early career engineers bridge the gap between college and professional life, and involving them in ASME activities.
Be a driving force to help develop innovative programs to engage and improve the skills of early career engineers and student section members as active and productive members of ASME.
To successfully achieve program goals that help retain student and young engineers as active and productive members of ASME.
The Old Guard Committee through annual financial contributions and volunteer time and efforts, conducts the following programs for the benefit of engineering students and early career engineers, and ultimately for the good of the engineering profession.
*To support the Old Guard and their programs go to https://www.asmefoundation.org/donate/ and scroll down to preference of donation and select Old Guard & ASME Student & Early-Career Programs.
For checks, please send to:
The Old Guard
Attn: Gretchen Crutchfield
1828 L St. N.W.
Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036-5104
The Oral Competition Sponsored by the Old Guard
An engineer, like all professionals, must possess a well-developed ability to communicate, both orally and in writing. This competition is designed to emphasize the value of an ability to deliver oral presentations.