Beyond the Classroom


All engineering students are encouraged to take part in one of the numerous engineering team-based projects. Each team is managed by a student leader and a faculty advisor. Students may participate on a team all four years, which may culminate in a leadership position.

Typical projects include:

  • ASCE Concrete Canoe
  • ASCE/AISC Steel Bridge
  • Fairfield Dam Project
  • Firefighting Robot
  • Balsa Wood Bridge
  • Freshman tennis Ball Launcher
  • NASA Rocket
  • Robo-waiter
  • SAE Baja Vehicle
  • SAE Formula Car
  • Stand-up Wheelchair
  • IEEE Hardware contest Project

Professional Experiences

By the time they graduate, students in the School of Engineering and Computer Science have had exposure to the professional work environment through internships, cooperative education, or extensive project work.

Recent co-op and internship placements include:

  • Alcoa
  • Boeing
  • Bowen Engineering
  • CIHOLAS Inc.
  • Crane Naval Base
  • Duke Energy
  • Escalade
  • Fermi National Accelerator Lab
  • General Electric
  • Indiana DOT
  • Intel Corporation
  • Kimball International
  • Lochmueller Group
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Patriot Engineering
  • Rolls-Royce Indianapolis
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana
  • Traylor Brothers, Inc.
  • CenterPoint Energy