Opportunities & Events

FAll 2018 
  • Mock Interviews for 330+ juniors and seniors will take place Friday, 11/2 & 11/16. Thank you to our industry volunteers: ABB, Atlas Copco Compressors, LLC, Booth & Associates, LLC, Charlotte Water, City of Charlotte-DOT, Corning Optical Communications, Duke Energy, Framatome, Haskell, Ingersoll Rand, Intelligent Design Engineering, Little, Livingston & Haven, NAVAIR, Niagara, Orano, QuEST Global, Software Toolbox, Storm Technologies, The Whiting-Turning Contracting Company, Rockwell Automation,  Schaeffler, Siemens, and Verizon Wireless. This is a great opportunity to identify some early talent since students self-select the employers. 

  • Turner Construction will be hosting a Networking Event for female engineering and engineering technology/construction management majors on the afternoon of Nov. 16th. More information can be found here

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. 
Spring 2018 Special Professional Development Events:
  • Special congratulations to all our May 2018 graduates!   
  • Congrats to all the Seniors who participated in the May 3rd, Senior Design Expo. Special congrats to the award winners and a huge thanks to our industry and faculty supporters-we could not have done this without you!
  • Thanks to CTE (Carolina Tractor & Equipment) for hosting several College of Engineering Faculty and Staff at their LiftOne Facility and their Carolina CAT Facility on March 26th. Faculty and Staff were able to get an inside look into the 4 divisions of CTE and discuss all the potential future collaborations. The college is looking forward to partnering with CTE on future endeavors!  Thank you to the great folks at Carolina CAT who hosted their  April 24th "Conversations With Carolina CAT" program for over three dozen of our students! Thanks to all the students who attended.  



  • March 15th: Special thanks to the awesome folks at Fontaine Modification for hosting about two dozen of our students for their annual spring "Dinner and Learn" event. Students were able to get up close and personal with a variety of engineering and technology projects the company is working on at their Charlotte facility. 



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

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