Aside from attaining knowledge itself, most students attend college to find a path forward in their lives, searching for a career that suits them. At the Engineering Career Fair, that job is made easier as company representatives from the Houston area drop in to offer opportunities, mentor students and share stories of how they went from being a college student to a company employee.
Nearly 2,000 UH Cullen College of Engineering students polished up their résumés and put on their business suits to meet with recruiters from over 100 companies at the fall Engineering Career Fair held at the UH Hilton on September 22.
Each year, the Cullen College hosts two Engineering Career Fairs to connect engineering students with regional and national employers offering positions for co-ops, internships and full-time jobs in a wide range of industries.
This year, more than 1,500 Cullen College students met with recruiters from over 80 companies at the spring career fair held on Feb. 11.
The UH Cullen College of Engineering celebrated 24 years of Vita Como's exemplary service as director of the Engineering Career Center on May 7. Como announced her retirement from the college last April. Her last day of service will be May 15.
With the shale industry in the United States growing every day, specialized engineers are more in demand than ever. According to a new article in the Houston Chronicle, job postings for shale play employees are listed under customized titles like “facilities engineer” or “production engineer” instead of more broad classifications like “chemical engineer” or “civil engineer.”
The rain was torrential on Thursday, but it didn't deter Cullen College of Engineering students from stopping by the Engineering Career Fair at the UH Hilton, where hundreds of local companies set up booths to review resumes and network with students.
The University of Houston was awarded a $3.29 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF)ADVANCE to increase the number and success of women faculty in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
As part of its ongoing effort to support entrepreneurship among its faculty and students, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering is hosting an Intellectual Property Training Series for the second year in a row. This latest IP Training Series will begin on March 21.
Last November, we told you about a team of UH Cullen College of Engineering students who were chosen to take a coveted ride in NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft, known as the “Vomit Comet.” The UH “Cougarnauts” team members were chosen as part of an elite group to participate in NASA’s Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program, where they performed an assigned experiment during 25-second bouts of weightlessness inside the aircraft. The UH students studied the effects of freezing water in zero-gravity conditions.