National Engineers Week

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In celebration of National Engineers Week, Watson College will host a variety of events Feb. 19-25, 2023! 

Monday, Feb. 20

NASA  Aerospace Engineer and Alum Victor Yu '20 Career Session

Ever wonder what it takes to work for NASA? Victor Yu '20 will discuss his professional journey, the NASA hiring process and how to make yourself stand out as an applicant.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

L3Harris Information Session

Join Watson alums to learn more about job/internship opportunities at L3Harris Technologies. Pizza and refreshments are provided!

  • Company overview + technologies across business sectors
  • Day in the life of engineers in the “Tactical Communications” sector
  • Q&A and resume collection for students interested in applying

Technical Interview Discussion with a Google Software Engineer

Nervous about technical, coding interviews? Attend this session with software engineer Larkin Wisdom '21 to learn about:

  • Topics typically covered during a technical interview
  • How to approach the material during individual prep time
  • Strategies for succeeding during the interview itself

Students majoring in computer science (or related fields such as computer engineering, math, etc.) are welcome.

Broome Area Chapter of NSPE-NY Engineers Week Dinner

  • When: 5:30–6:30 p.m. cash bar and poster presentations; 6:30–7:30 p.m. dinner; 7:30 p.m. Engineer and Young Engineer of the Year Awards, scholarship recognition and speaker
  • Where: Holiday Inn Arena, Binghamton

The speaker for this event is Roger Luther, Broome County historian and executive director of the Preservation Association of the Southern Tier (PAST).  Luther will present a personal reflection on the life and pioneering work of Robert A. Moog, the instruments he created and the company he founded.  

Also: Engineer and Young Engineer Awards; SUNY Broome, Tompkins Cortland Community College and Binghamton University recipients of NSPE-NY scholarships.

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Wednesday, Feb. 22

Aerodyne Industries and Albert Studt '87

Register now to learn more about Albert Studt '87 and his professional career journey supporting the space shuttle program and Artemis 1 program. Aerodyne's HR representative also will  be attending to answer any questions on internships or full-time roles available. 

Thursday, Feb. 23

Amphenol Industrial Operations Information Session

Want to learn more about a global manufacturing company located in Endicott, N.Y.? Interested in gaining industry experience through an internship opportunity? Join the session to learn more!

Alumni & Friends Networking Night

  • When: 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Where: Rotunda of Engineering and Science Building (Innovative Technologies Complex) 
  • RSVP: Register by Feb. 20 

We are excited to welcome Binghamton University alumnus John Robbins '84 to provide remarks about this year's theme, "Creating the Future." Robbins is the country managing director at Turner & Townsend, a premier global program, project and cost management consulting firm with over 10,000 employees operating across 49 countries and 113 offices.

This reception will provide you with opportunities to hear about recent developments at Watson College from Dean Hari Srihari and to connect with our Watson community — faculty, staff, friends, alumni and, most importantly, our students! All participants will receive complimentary hors d'oeuvres and be entered into a raffle for Binghamton University prizes.

Participants also can take a tour of the Acoustic Core's anechoic chamber, see a working demonstration of the 2022 rover from the Binghamton Mars Rover Team, and check out the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing simulator!

Friday, Feb. 24

Lockheed Martin Information Session

Watson Career and Alumni Connections hosts Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, in a career panel discussion during Engineers Week! Engineers from various fields supporting Lockheed Martin programs will field questions on their career paths and their experiences. If you are interested in learning more about careers in engineering, potential career paths, and life at Lockheed Martin, pre-register for this event. 

Saturday, Feb. 25

Community Day 

Innovative Technologies Complex, Binghamton University (in-person)

Sponsored by Watson College Dean's Office and Watson Career and Alumni Connections 

  • Morning Session: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Afternoon Session: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

In celebration of National Engineers Week from Feb.19-25, Watson College will host our annual Community Day event for children and their families. These fun, hands-on STEM activities are free and open to all ages! Click here to see the activities planned.

Capacity is limited to 110 children per session, and both sessions are now full. Masks are optional indoors.


Thank you to all those who support Watson College's Engineers Week!

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