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Formula SAE  Compete in Society of Automotive Engineers event with teams from around the world  Build a new car from the ground up every year  Design.

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1 Formula SAE  Compete in Society of Automotive Engineers event with teams from around the world  Build a new car from the ground up every year  Design and model the vehicle  Manufacture and assemble the vehicle  Test and tune the vehicle  Develop real-world engineering, team work, and leadership skills  Organization open to all years with senior design credit in final year Laura Weaver– Tipton, IA Design, build, and compete with a small formula-style race car

2 ME Machine Shop Perks: Paid position In the same building as my classes Learn a lot about other students’ design projects Gain skills relevant to design and manufacturing Work in the machine shop a few hours each week, helping students with their projects M.E. majors need to use the machine shop for their senior design projects Can work on personal projects as well Becky Schumm- Baltimore, MD This is me!

3 5-Term Co-op  Facts:  Graduate with ~18 months of work experience  5 year program (still only 8 semesters of tuition!)  Apply and interview Spring semester freshman year  Get paid (Average co-op salary is around $17/hr) Some companies offer housing/moving stipends  Work for the same company each rotation  Companies all over the US  Great way to see what ME’s really do! Ashley Laterza – Mason, OH FaSpSuFaSpSuFaSpSuFaSpSuFaSp A9 Series Steam Turbine LCT Ultrasonic Flow Meter F101 Engine

4 Purdue FIRST Programs  Mentors locals schools in FIRST family of robotics programs  20 FLL teams (up to 10 elementary/middle school students)  4 FRC teams (high school students) Carolyn – Abington, MA  Organizes FLL Qualifying tournament and Boilermaker FRC Regional  Two credit hour class! – ME 297  62 students, 15% female  All majors welcome!  Travel to competitions

5 Global Design Teams Basic Utility Vehicle - Cameroon  Design and prototype a low cost utility vehicle for developing countries  Travel to Cameroon to implement the design  Hands on engineering! Jacqueline Fontaine – Brentwood, TN  Can be taken for course credit or as a senior design project  Interdisciplinary engineering team

6 Semester-Long Internships Need a break from classes but don’t want to commit to a co-op? Try a semester internship! Allison Cargill – Cincinnati, OH My experience: GE Appliances in Louisville, KY Dishwasher Quality Engineering Intern 5 month assignment More in-depth projects and responsibility than at summer internships Make friends from all over the country For students who do not want to commit to 3 or 5-rotations with a specific company, a semester internship is a great way to get industry experience, take a break from classes, and get paid.

7 China Maymester  2 week trip to 4 Chinese cities  Shanghai, Ningbo, Harbin, Beijing  3 hour tech elective credit  Stay at 2 Chinese Universities and are paired with a Chinese student to be shown around  Tour major landmarks  Keep daily journal and write final paper on Chinese culture due after return  Approximately $3000 (including housing and most meals) Name– Hometown Colleen Courtwright – Slidell, LA

8 Phi Sigma Rho  Social Sorority for Women in Engineering and Engineering Technology  All women in engineering welcome!  There are callouts at the beginning of each semester  Make lifelong friendships with other girls in your major – homework help, support, and tons of fun! Kara McManus– Cincinnati, Ohio Activities  Annual formal dances  Greek social events  Study Tables  Phi Sigma Rho house in the acres ΦΣΡ

9 Purdue EcoMakers (EcoCAR2 Team) Alex Wallace – Carmel, IN Goal: Improving the fuel efficiency of a family sedan while maintaining original performance, quality and convenience Open to all years of undergraduate and graduate students - most members majoring in ME, MET, ECE, Computer Science, or Business Allows for experience working with relevant hybrid technology and provides networking opportunities with industry professionals Purdue is one of only 15 universities selected to participate in this three-year challenge sponsored by GM and the U.S. Department of Energy

10 Founded at Purdue University in 1975 Founders were known as “Chicago Six” Largest student ran organization Mission: To Increase number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. Purdue Chapter is known as “the Mother Chapter” Any one can join NSBE There are NSBE chapters in Canada, Ghana, Nigeria, and many European Nations Ermias Enyew – Indianapolis, IN

11 Purdue ResLife Purdue Resident Assistant: Mentor 40+ Students Plan Educational Programs Build Life-Long Friendships Have Fun! 90’s Night Shown Below! Example of a Community Event Over 11,000 Residents and 200 RAs Application Process Starts Late in the Fall Colton Gann – Rockford, IL

12 Purdue Engineering Student Council  One of the most active and respected student organizations at Purdue  40 Engineering students of all grade levels and majors  Serve Students, Faculty, and Industry by planning both professional and fun events  Gain professional contacts while making lifelong friendships  Industrial Roundtable  Organized by PESC  Largest student run job fair in the world Gerald Hardesty– Millhousen, IN  For more information and to find out how to apply, visit purdueesc.org Aerial view of Industrial Roundtable Job Fair

13 Study Abroad-Alicante, Spain Julia– Riverside, IL La Sagrada Familia- Barcelona Bull Arena-Alicante, Spain 6 week program over the summer Lived with a Spanish family Received 6 general electives for Purdue credit Made life long friends!

14 Cru Non-denominational Christian organization Friday night worship, Bible studies, mentoring Retreats Spring Break Winter Break Kyle Dickerson – Indianapolis, IN

15 Cary Club Organize an annual “Rock the Quad” concert, free for all Purdue students. Cary Club Radio (WCCR) was the first student-run radio station at Purdue, as well as one of the first in the Big Ten. Student-governing body over Cary Quadrangle Plan events for all of the residents within Cary Quadrangle to build a community within the residence hall. Kyle Troesch – Saint Meinrad, IN

16 Engineering Research Internship: Hannover- Clausthal  About 3-month long internship program at Leibniz University, Hanover, Germany  Apply through the study abroad office with consent from the ME undergrad office. GPA requirement: 3.0 and above, No language requirement, 9 total credits – 6 TE + 3 GE/WAC  Lots of travelling, exposure to new culture, language and work - environment  Worked at the Turbo-Machinery and Fluids Department  Traveled to almost 7 countries!!  This experience also contributed to my full-time offer with Gulfstream Aerospace Mayura Davda– Solapur, India

17 AD 113 AD 117 Personal Project 5 Classes Total: 3 Required AD 105 – Design 1 AD 113 – Basic Drawing AD 227 – Art History 2 Free AD 117 – Black and White Film Photography AD 114 – Typography

18 SENSE – Study Abroad in Germany Get a tech elective! Take classes on automotive engineering or aerospace 7 weeks of summer spent studying engineering and the German language in Germany No German required – through Purdue’s Study Abroad Office Opportunity to travel to many different countries before and during program Michaeleen Metzner – Milwaukee, WI

19 Purdue Society of Women Engineers PSWE Facts Longest Continuous Section Top 2 Largest Section in the world (400+ members) Part of Region H Four Facets of Purdue SWE Professional/Personal Development Outreach Technical Social Rachel Lindsay – Kansas City, MO Why I love PSWE! The people! Lots of great friends The networking! Great outlet for career opportunities The fun! Has lots of fun activities to take a break from school

20 GEARE—Global Engineering Alliance for Research and Education  Study abroad program and work abroad program  7 months abroad  1 semester/summer studying abroad  1 semester/summer participating in an internship abroad  Abroad during Spring of Junior year  Opportunities for ME students  China and Germany are most common  Other locations include: Spain, Singapore, France, China  12 credit language requirement  Benefits:  Global work  Learning a new culture  Traveling! Nitesh Bajaj-West Lafayette, IN Studying in Shanghai, Spring 2013 “There is nothing else like studying abroad in China. The experience gained by being here (especially by working abroad) gives you such a different and more global view of the world— something that all engineering companies are looking for. This isn’t anything you’ll find in a book.”

21 Purdue Bands All-American Marching Band: 2 credit class Over 60% STEM majors Daily rehearsals Football games Other school events Travel! No music majors at Purdue Marching band, concert bands, orchestras, jazz bands, small ensembles, athletic pep bands Sarah Small – Mundelein, IL

22 BUV Basic Utility Vehicle: Low cost Local materials and low tech manufacturing Durable for Africa Simple maintenance and operation Vehicle for rural Africa Competition with other universities 1 st place 2012 team Travel to Cameroon for 3 weeks Build and test vehicle Tyler Brammeier– Okawville, IL Competition ↑ Africa↗

23 Purdue University Dance Marathon  Largest philanthropic organization on campus.  Dedicated to raising money for the Riley Hospital for Children.  First student organization to win One Brick Higher Award.  1788 people raised a total of $528, in  Can either join as a committee member or just as dancer. Naman Mandhan – Dubai, UAE

24 Purdue Solar Racing To join, just attend a PSR Call-out! Fun, hands-on experience for engineers Design and Build a solar car from scratch 2 year design & build cycle Shell Eco Marathon Maxine Hwang – Troy, MI

25 GEARE Germany - Unique combination of both work and global experience! Sheila Kotadia – Glendale Heights, IL  Spend two semesters overseas for internship and study abroad  Apply with OPP either freshman year or early sophomore year

26 Women In Engineering Program (WIEP)  Devoted to helping women and girls to discover their inner engineer  Puts on outreach programs and events, networking and professional development events, tutoring/mentoring, and a seminar class Kelli Knust– Ferdinand, IN  Imagination, Innovation, Discovery, & Design (K-5) and Innovation 2 Reality (6-8)  Outreach program that introduces young students to engineering through hands-on activities  New students hired every semester to be a part of the leadership team  You get paid to go to elementary schools and do fun projects with excited kids!

27 3 Term Co-Op  3 term Co-Op at SABIC Innovative Plastics  Become a Co-Op through the Office of Professional Practice!  Interview for Co-Op positions in January  Get real-world experience at great companies  Take on more challenging projects each term  Make money while you’re in school! Kathleen Leisring – Cincinnati, OH


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