National Instruments Information Session
Thursday, September 20, 2012
6:00 p.m. 1202 Glenn L. Martin Hall
For More Information:
Engineering Co-op & Career Services
301 405 3863 CareerEngr@umd.edu http://ni.com
Bring your resume.
We are interested in students from Aerospace, Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and related majors for our Engineering Leadership Program. We have full-time positions available as well as Engineering Leadership summer internships.
The National Instruments Engineering Leadership Program (ELP) is designed for new engineering college graduates with strong leadership qualities who are interested in developing their careers in the areas of technical sales, technical marketing, and R&D product support and project management. New ELP Engineers benefit from extensive training programs, including training on National Instruments products and related technologies, our business strategies and systems, public speaking, instructor skills, and on the customers and markets we serve. Engineers at NI find that our relaxed and stimulating work environment, which includes working in small, focused teams, fosters the type of engineering innovation that leads to our many award-winning products.
While in ELP You Will:
Work from 18 months to three years to learn our products, customer needs, and markets. During this time, you interface between National Instruments and our customers to find creative and timely solutions to customers' technical issues as well as work on a variety of technical projects. Through this technical support role and project work, you gain the critical depth and breadth in your technical skills required for you to grow your career successfully elsewhere within NI.
Work with mentors who will provide valuable coaching for success in ELP and in chosen future career path
Work cooperatively with many departments at NI, including R&D, Sales, Marketing, and Manufacturing. This broad exposure to the company during the ELP training period helps you evaluate and establish the direction you want to pursue in your NI career.
Participate in formal training programs designed to prepare you for a career at National Instruments such as the ELP Foundation and Leadership Series, and Professional Development programs for Sales or Marketing. Examples of modules include: career self-management, selling skills, product marketing strategy, project management, and many others.
Work on challenging projects related to your chosen career path, such as performing alpha or beta testing on new or recently enhanced products, or developing a proof-of-concept LabVIEW program to assist a Field Sales Engineer with a key customer.
Travel to conduct customer training courses, customer seminars, and give product presentations.