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Student Spotlights
Engineering 10.19.23

“Leave it better than you found it.” This motto has inspired Shaq Tensley ’15 to give back to UD as a volunteer, and it has served him in his global travels. 

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Engineering 10.10.23

On Oct. 4, female industry professionals from varying engineering disciplines joined the UD Women’s Engineering Program for our Dinner with an Engineer event.

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Engineering 08.01.23

During the summer, hundreds of engineering students are completing co-op and internship experiences in Dayton and beyond.

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Engineering 06.21.23

Internships can help students determine if they’re on the right career path, or allow them to course-correct while still in the security of school. For UD mechanical engineering student Jean Nash, one internship with GE Aerospace did both.

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Engineering 04.12.23

Three UD civil engineering co-op students are helping to raise the curtain on the magnificent Roger Glass Center for the Arts.

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Engineering 10.12.22

Kiara DiLoreto, a civil engineering major from Vandalia, Ohio, worked with Woolpert for five co-op workterms and discovered her engineering passion – sustainability and supporting future women engineers!

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More Success Stories!
The knowledge learned and experience gained has been invaluable in my studies and my pursuit of a full-time engineering position after college. I would highly recommend engaging in a co-op experience of any kind.
Dayton Engineer Blog: Connor's Co-op Journey

As a mechanical engineering major at UD, I experienced two beneficial co-op opportunities that helped me to connect the dots between what I was learning in my academics and what I would be working on in a technical position.

Dayton Engineer Blog: Adam's Co-op Journey
Through the cooperative education program at the University of Dayton School of Engineering, Taylor McCarthy, a chemical engineering major from Beavercreek, Ohio, worked for Givaudan Flavor Corporation for three work terms.
Dayton Engineer Blog: Taylor's Co-op Journey
This spring’s co-op success story is Faith Loughnane. She is a mechanical engineering graduate from Centerville, Ohio, who accepted a full-time position with L3Harrris in Greenville, Texas, after working for them as a co-op student for four work terms.
Dayton Engineer Blog: Faith Loughnane's Journey

Fall 2020's School of Engineering Cooperative Education spotlight student is Nathan Brown: A mechanical engineering major and a future entrepreneur from West Chester, OH, whose journey at the University has been filled with success both inside and outside the classroom.

Dayton Engineer Blog: Nathan Brown's Journey

Junior chemical engineering student, Kristina Merker, enjoyed her fall 2019 co-op opportunity and knows that she definitely picked the right career path.

Dayton Engineer Blog: Kristina's Co-op Journey

After working for four work terms with Midmark Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of healthcare products and equipment, headquartered in Dayton, Bridget Dues has accepted a full-time engineering position with the company.

Dayton Engineer Blog: Bridget's Co-op Journey

In May, at this year's School of Engineering graduation reception, Emily Lazar, civil engineering major, received the Outstanding Cooperative Education Student in Engineering Award of Excellence, and Luke Kilps, industrial engineering technology major, received the Outstanding Cooperative Education Student in Engineering Technology Award of Excellence. Congratulations, Emily and Luke!

"Co-op benefits are clear and strong: getting paid, making a difference and getting your foot in the door are experiences that you would never get in the classroom. I could not recommend it enough," said Eric Belcik, chemical engineering major.

Dayton Engineer Blog: Eric's Co-op Journey

Engineering Co-op & Internship Office, Colleen Bretland, Director

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