At the yearly SWE conference, Boeing hosts a competition where multidisciplinary engineering teams of 4 to 12 demonstrate the progress of a technical, real-life industry sponsored project that has been developed throughout the year. Past PSWE partner companies have included Mazzetti and Kohler.
Ever year PSWE participates in the Purdue tradition of the Grand Prix race. Members have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the racing world. Throughout the year the team works on the 2 karts and participates in other races in preparation for the main event. In past couple years, the team has won awards for the most attractive kart and engineering excellence,