Current & Future Events

Upcoming Fall 2017 Events:

Fall Picnic:

Friday, Sept. 29th please visit the picnic link for more information. 

Special Professional Development Events:

Help us Celebrate Mfg. Day!   As we host the Women in Manufacturing Day Long Summit:  Entitled: Chipping Away at the Glass Ceiling and Stereotypes: An educational, inspiring and networking event focusing on current and future Women Engineers in Manufacturing. To be held at UNC Charlotte on Tuesday, Oct. 10th in the Student Activity Center-3rd floor Salons.   The STEM and diversity-focused event is free to attend but registration is required.

  • Registration is FREE and now open via Eventbrite.  Open to men and women who are from the mfg. sector.  
  • Event agenda  (updated!) 
  • Keynote speaker, Gloria Toney, Sealed Air, Executive Director of R & D  Medical Solutions
  • Special welcome by Dr. Mike Molner, founding director of the Office of Adv. Mfg. at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  
  • Thanks to our awesome event supporters: Sealed Air, Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME), Schaeffler, Daimler Corp., NAVAIR, Commscope, United Technologies Corp., Schweitzer Engineering Labs and Stabilus! 

Mock Interviews:

  • If your company is interested in participating in this free educational event for Fall 2017 (Oct. 20 and Oct. 27) and or Spring 2018 (Feb. 2 and Feb. 16) please contact the course coordinator, contact Linda Thurman at 704-687-5024.
  • This is a great opportunity to identify some early talent since students self-select the employer they wish to do a practice interview with!  
  • Employer commitment time is approximately 10 am -3 pm. Location: Lucas Room, Cone Center at UNC Charlotte main campus. 

The 9th annual Life takes Engineering with Strong Women luncheon for students will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 with Keynote Speaker: Colleen McVeigh, Commscope. Thank you to Commscope for their support for this event. 

The Career Center is a great resource for employers as well. Post jobs on their interactive online Hire a Niner database.  Please visit:  to learn more. Their website also had the Fall 2017 Job Fair Info.!

Past SPRING 2017 Events:

Class of May 2017 and Order of the Engineer pictures

Mock Interviews:

  • Mock Interviews for junior and senior ENGR and ETCM students enrolled in the Multi-Disciplinary Professional Development Course: thanks to all those who are participating this past semester: AREVA, Baldor Electric Company, Booth & Associates, LLS,  Bosch Rexroth, Cardno Inc., Carrier- United Technologies Corp., City of Charlotte, Dixon Quick Coupling, Duke Energy, Harper Corporation, Ingersoll Rand, LandDesign,  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, NAVAIR, Niagara Water, Rockwell Automation,  Schaeffler Group USA, Schneider Electric, Software Toolbox, Stabilus, and Storm Technologies.

Special Professional Development Events:

  • The College of Engineering in conjunction with the University Career Center and our valued employer partner, AREVA hosted the 2nd annual "Making a Positive and Powerful Impression" on the evening of Wednesday, January 25, 2017 for interested college of engineering students.Once again it was a very successful and educational event! 
  • Thanks to our valued partners at Fontaine who once again hosted interested about two dozen College of Engineering students during E-Week for a dinner and tour of their awesome facility!  

For more information about these events, contact Linda Thurman at 704-687-5024.

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