THURS. 9/29- W. L. Gore & Associates came the night before the career fair to host an information with ASME and BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society). Company representatives gave a presentation about Gore’s different divisions and engineering positions, including their unique process champion approach to product development. Students then broke into groups to ask questions about engineering work, company culture, and the hiring process. Thanks to Gore for coming out and providing pizza.
TUES. 9/20- Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporations, held an information session with ASME to discuss their company and upcoming hiring opportunities. Company representatives spoke about recent company growth, their newest engine design, and why the enjoy working at Pratt and Whitney. Turnout was high, and many attendees stayed to ask questions. Pizza and refreshments were served.
Representatives explain Pratt and Whitney’s investment in educating their employees.
Students stay after the talk to ask questions.
SAT. 9/10 – ASME kicked off Robotics with a Designathon meeting where students brainstormed ideas for the 2017 ASME Student Design Competition over pizza and drinks. This year, competitors must construct a robot to complete five tasks: sprinting to a wall and back, lifting a weight, throwing a tennis ball, climbing stairs, and hitting a golf ball. Attendees discussed many creative solutions and put together an initial design.Groups present their ideas to the rest of the team.