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Ninth ECE Career Fair Attracts 49 Employers, More Than 700 Students

Ninth ECE Career Fair Attracts 49 Employers, More Than 700 Students

The 9th annual Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Career Fair attracted 49 employers and more than 700 students on February 8, 2013 in the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building. For the first time, the career fair booths were stationed on the first and second floors of the Kim Building to accommodate the number of employers interested in hiring ECE students.

The career fair included the following employers:

ASCO Power Technologies, Aerospace Corporation, Availink (US), Inc., Bloomberg, Booz Allen Hamilton,  Cognizant Technologies, Eden’s Group, Einstein Technologies, Epic, Ericsson, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Global Computer Enterprises, Global Prior Art, Goldman Sachs, Hughes Network Systems, International Software Systems, Inc., i_SW Corporation, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Key Tech, KEYW, L-3 Communications, LGS Innovations, M.C. Dean, Microsoft, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, MicroStrategy, MITRE Corporation, Motorola Solutions, National Instruments, National Security Agency, Naval Research Lab, NEXIUS Solutions, Inc., Northrop Grumman, NUBISio, Inc., Parsons, Qualcomm, Raytheon BBN Technologies, SAIC,  Solers, Inc., Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox, Tata Consultancy Services, TeleworX, Tenable Network Security, Texas Instruments, The SI Organization; ViaSat, Inc. and 3Phoenix.

The participating employers offered opportunities for internships and co-ops, as well as full-time positions. The department invited all ECE, Telecommunications, and Computer Science undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students to attend. Snacks and beverages were offered in the student lounge all day. Lunch for employers and volunteers was provided by a College Park restaurant, Big Play, co-owned by ECE alumnus, Andre Hopson (EE ’04).

The ECE Career Fair’s sponsors were the Engineering Co-op & Career Services Office, the ECE Graduate Student Association, the ECE Undergraduate Student Council, and Eta Kappa Nu.

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February 19, 2013

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