There are numerous reasons why electrical engineering students should participate in an internship or co-op during their undergraduate studies. The hands-on experiences offer invaluable opportunities to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge acquired in the classroom and real-world application. Through internships, students gain exposure to cutting-edge technologies, industry best practices, and the chance to work alongside seasoned professionals.
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Internships also provide a platform for students to network and build connections within the industry, opening doors to future job prospects. Ultimately, an internship or co-op serves as a launchpad for electrical engineering students, propelling them towards a successful and fulfilling career by providing them with the practical skills and insights needed to excel in the ever-evolving world of electrical engineering
Companies and Recruiters
The ECE Department provides a skilled and diverse student population looking to have hands-on experiences to increase their knowledge in the electrical and computer engineering field that they can apply to the classroom and research setting. Additionally, assists in innovating the engineering industry. Our students have a strong background and foundation in electrical and computer principles and academic content.
In collaborating with the ECE Department and students, we can create programs and opportunities in these areas with partnership with your company.
- Internship and Coops Partnerships
- Hackathons and Competitions
- Hands-on Lab
- Industry Guest Lecturers Series
- Professional Development Workshops
If you are interested in making a connection with the ECE Department, contact Colin Ulmer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Colin Ulmer is our Industry Liaison Coordinator.