Work Together to Create Meaningful Experiences

Great things happen when passion and purpose come together. Engineer for the Week is dedicated to spotlighting projects that help to tackle social issues through our events and programming.

Opportunities

Beyond the project experience, EFTW provides many ways for passionate teens and their sprint facilitators to take their engineering education to the next level.

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Testimonials

Thousands of teens and facilitators have already worked with Facebook to explore computer science skills!

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Celebrating Achievement

The EFTW Achievement Summit lets us provide additional recognition opportunities for teens who go above and beyond in their projects.

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Opportunities

Continue Your Engineering Journey

Every participant who completes at least one project sprint will receive a signed Certificate of Completion from Facebook. Select teams whose projects are chosen by Facebook engineers will be invited to join us at Facebook HQ for the EFTW Achievement Summit, where teens will work on advancing their education and products.

Good Deed Award

During the EFTW Achievement Summit, several teams whose projects take an innovative approach to addressing social issues will receive the “Good Deed Award," a cash prize that will be allocated by the winning teams to a chosen non-profit.

EFTW Achievement Summit

The EFTW Achievement Summit brings together EFTW Finalists from across the country for a day of inspiration, collaboration and celebration.

EFTW Ambassador Program

Our EFTW Ambassador Program will provide an opportunity for passionate teens, facilitators and parents to help co-design our program's future experiences.

Our Events

EFTW is kicking off in a select number of extracurricular programs. Stay informed about EFTW events as we expand throughout the year!

EFTW Achievement Summit

The EFTW Achievement Summit occurs annually at Facebook HQ. Finalists will attend workshops, receive personal coaching from Facebook engineers and be able to show off their projects!

EFTW Ambassador Trainings

As EFTW continues its expansion, we will bring together members of our EFTW Ambassador Program for professional trainings and workshops.

Stay Tuned

EFTW organizes additional events throughout the year, including hackathons, contests and workshops. Follow our Facebook Page to make sure you don't miss out!

Testimonials

Meet teens who have used our programs as a launching pad for their engineering journeys!

Creating Vizor projects was really fun and interesting. I loved how any of issues could be dealt with in the group chat efficiently and quickly.

Bethelehem Engeda
TechSummer: 2017 Winner

Bethelehem Engeda

TechSummer: 2017 Winner

Bethelehem is a student from Arroyo High School in California. She participated in and won the main prize for the TechSummer program during the summer of 2017.

I loved the chance to interact with experts in the industry. I learned a lot from them as I went through the program, and because of this am more interested in virtual reality.

Karen Lee
TechSummer: 2017 Winner

Karen Lee

TechSummer: 2017 Winner

Karen Lee is a student from Arroyo High School in California. She participated and won the main prize for the TechSummer program during the summer of 2017.

The opportunity to work with students from so many different backgrounds was immensely rewarding. What impressed me most was the incredible talent and drive of my students who actually surpassed the level we see in some college VR classes.

Noam Ben-Avi
Virtual Reality Camp Director

Noam Ben-Avi

Virtual Reality Camp Director

Noam Ben-Avi is a Masters Student from Stanford, CA who directed our Virtual Reality Camp during the summer of 2016.

Celebrating Achievement

The EFTW Achievement Summit brings together Finalists teams from across the country.

Hackathon

Hackathons take the fast-pace behind week-long project sprints and compact them into a single day. We'll bring together teens and their facilitators to collaborate with Facebook engineers on iterations of their projects!

Award Ceremony

Following the Hackathon, Facebook and Digital Promise will select ten winners of the Good Deed Award, a cash prize based on the quality and innovativeness of projects towards improving a social cause or issue.

Workshops

Breakout sessions and workshops will allow teens and facilitators alike to further their engineering education by learning from industry leaders.

Mentoring Sessions

Throughout the Achievement Summit, mentoring sessions will allow teens to connect with college counselors who can help them explore next steps in their education.