Opportunities & Events

Fall 2019 


  • EPIC Innovator Competition is Open! - Info Session 4pm, Oct. 17th. The program aims to identify and recognize entrepreneurial students and faculty with a focus on energy. Individuals or teams are invited to submit ideas, solutions, projects, technology concepts, or prototypes that they believe are worthy of further exploration.  The program is looking for innovative ideas that help solve issues in the energy & power industry. We welcome technical and non-technical ideas and solutions. The competition is open to all UNC Charlotte students, both undergraduate and graduate.

  • Sealed Air is hosting a Women Rising event at their Global Corporate Headquarters on October 25 from 9AM-1PM.  This event aims to empower women to grow their future careers by giving tools to advance their professional and leadership skills. This event will include the opportunity to interact with senior leadership, participate in panel discussions, network with alumni, build personal brand statements, and more!  Sealed Air looks forward to hosting the UNC Charlotte students and continuing to share their mission, values, and culture that sets them apart. To learn more about Sealed Air, check out their website at www.sealedair.com. Lunch and transportation will be included in this event.  RSVP through HIRE A NINER.

  • Fontaine Modification will be hosting interested students (especially MEGR and MET majors) on Tuesday, 11/5. RSVP is required. 

  • Mock Interview Day for our Professional Development course will be held on two dates: Friday, Oct. 25th and Friday, Nov. 1st. Time committment for employer participants is approx. 11 am to 3:30 pm, lunch is included. If you are interested in participating in one or both FUTURE Spring 2020 dates, please contact Linda Thurman or 704-687-5024.  This is an wonderful opportunity to interact with our juniors and seniors, from all our ENGR and ETCM programs. Many employers use this opportunity pre-screen for future employment! 

  • Charlotte Alumni Happy Hour and Veterans Drive, Nov. 7th. 6-8 pm.  Location:  Queen Park Social.  All the alumni events can be found here! 

  • ENGAGE CO-OP Networking Night was a huge success. Thanks to the University Career Center for partnering with our College's Diversity Programs to host this employer-student networking event!  Thank to all the awesome employers who took time out of their night to connect with our students. 

​ Spring 2019 
  • The Order of the Engineer for graduating Engineering Majors and Alumni was held Friday, May 10, 2019.  Congrats to all those who took the oath! 


  • Special thanks to the folks at Northrup Grumman Synoptics as they hosted our students during their "Get to know us" meeting on April 11th in EPIC. Students were able to learn about the exciting opportunities that exist in this organization.   

  • Employers.... thank you to those who participated in our ​Mock Interview Day for our juniors and seniors in the Professional Development course.  These awesome employers conducted over 300 mock interviews!!! 

  • ABB, Atlas Copco Compressors LLC, CTE, Carrier, Charlotte Water, Corning, Duke Energy, English Construction, Freightliner Custom Chassis-Daimler, GE Power, Global Quest, HDR Engineering, Ingersoll Rand, Livingston & Haven, Messer Construction, Nascent, NAVAIR, Oiles America, Parsons, Ramey Kemp & Associates, SEPI Engineering, Siemens, Software Toolbox, STV, Tower Engineering Professionals, and Verizon Wireless! 

  • Huge thanks to Sealed Air for hosting a Women Rising Event​ on Wed. March 27th. The Career Center co-sponsored this awesome event! The female engineering students who attended were able to hear from and meet with a variety of engineers and leaders including Mr. Ted Doheny, the President & CEO. 

  • Special thanks to Fontaine Modification for hosting over two dozen of our MEGR and MET students during their bi-annual Dinner & Learn this on March 19th.  Students were able to learn more about the types of projects and engineering that Fontaine has at their North Charlotte facility as well as hear about internships and full time opportunities! 

FALL 2018 

Congrats to all the seniors showcasing their senior design projects at the Fall Design Expo. Special congratulations to the teams whose projects won!  View the Sr. Design website for pictures. 

Fontaine Modification played host to over three dozen engineering and engineering technology students during their bi-annual  "Dinner & Learn". Fontaine engineers lead small groups of students throughout the facility to gain an up close and personal experience with the different engineering projects. Fontaine offers internships and full-time opportunities.

Over 100 folks were in attendance for our free educational and networking event on Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 entitled "Creating & Developing More Diverse Engineering Leaders". Thank you to our gracious supporters and OUTSTANDING guest speakers: Sealed Air, Commscope, Corning, NAVAIR, Daimler Corp. and SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers).  View the EVENT PROGRAM with speaker bios here Check out a few pics from the event! 

The annual fall Women's Luncheon took place on Friday, Sept. 28th. Special thanks to our valued partners at Corning Optical Communications for providing support for this event. Students heard from and interacted with several female Engineering Leaders during this event. 


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