Connections Partners Program

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University has as its mission the accumulation, generation, and dissemination of knowledge in electrical and computer engineering. Central to the mission is a high quality research and educational program that benefits our students, the State of North Carolina, the nation and the world.

The ECE Department acts as a focal point for development, growth and entrepreneurship and our national and international reputation facilitates future growth in areas of fundamental economic and technological advances.

The ECE Connections corporate program is designed to develop and sustain strong collaborations between industry and the Department, offering meaningful engagement and recruiting events and activities.

Exploring the Value Proposition

Enriching student experiences and job opportunities

Diversification of discretionary funding

Access to cutting-edge facilities and equipment and other valuable industry resources

Develop pathways for greater research

Deeper understanding of industry needs

Provide a focal point to develop and coordinate resources and address major innovation challenges

Identify existing and new talent at the source

Support and influence the supply of relevant skills

Learn about new areas of research and accelerate the innovation process

Bring new perspectives to problems

Tap into teams of world-class researchers

Engage in long-term research projects

Brand promotion with ECE students, faculty and staff.

Golden Opportunities 2018

 October 8, 2018 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 Talley Student Union

Join us for the fall ECE career fair for all undergrad and grad students. This is your opportunity to secure internships/co-op’s and full-time employment EARLY. Employers want to see all students from freshman all the way to grad students.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get in front of our corporate partners first!


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Casual Connections 2019

 February 5, 2019 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 Talley Student Union

This recruiting event is your opportunity to connect with ECE corporate partners for internships, full-time and co-op opportunities.

This is a “no suit” event! Students, bring your best self, NCSU Student ID, copies of your resumé, but leave your nerves behind! It’s Casual Connections!

From 4-5 pm is early-bird Undergraduate only entrance. 


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Get Help Employing ECE Majors

If you are a company in need of hiring an electrical or computer engineering student you have come to the right place! In an effort to streamline the student recruiting options we can provide to companies, the Department works closely with the NC State Career Development Center. All companies are asked to submit their open positions through the ePACK system. The system is free to employers to build a company profile and post available full-time, Co-Op and internship opportunities for students.  

Open positions with our ECE Connections corporate partners will be exclusively shown on the departmental intranet sites for undergraduate and graduate students.  In addition, these positions will be advertised on the department’s digital signage system in Engineering Building II. In coordination with the Career Development Center and through ePACK, we can make on-campus interviewing a simple process: employers can request interview dates, students can request to be considered for interviews, employers make selections of the best candidates meeting their criteria, and then students choose the best interview time for their schedules.

Don’t yet have an ePACK account? Sign up here! When posting positions, it is recommended that you provide as much detail as possible — these detailed positions, rather than the ones which simply point to a recruiting website, tend to receive a much better response from our students.

For more information about the ECE Connections Partners program or any other engagement opportunities, email ece-corporate@ncsu.edu, or call 919-513-2251.

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Audio is in everything we do — from developing top-tier products to hosting monthly concerts.

A career at Cirrus Logic provides the opportunity to work on innovative projects alongside some of the industry’s best engineers, developing integrated circuits, embedded software and DSP algorithms that enable new generations of advanced consumer audio products.

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We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, providing electricity to 7.6 million retail customers in six states. We have approximately 49,500 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.6 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial business owns and operates diverse power generation assets in North America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets. We are transforming our customers’ experience, modernizing our energy grid, generating cleaner energy and expanding our natural gas infrastructure to create a smarter energy future for our customers.

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At IBM, work is more than a job—it's a calling. To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate.
Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.
Let's put smart to work.

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Connections

Hughes Network Systems (Hughes), an EchoStar Company, is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 4 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share.

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Friends of ECE

For more than 50 years, Analog Devices has been transforming lives with innovative new technologies. We create circuits and systems that solve problems that matter: from autonomous vehicles, drones and factories to augmented reality to remote healthcare. With around $6 billion in annual revenue, Analog Devices specializes in high-performance analog, mixed-signal, power, and digital signal processing integrated circuits. These circuits sense, interpret, connect, power, and transform how the world experiences the world around.

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At Caterpillar, you build what matters—whether it’s the career you want, crucial work skills, strong relationships or new digital technologies. There are big jobs to be done worldwide—building critical infrastructure, bolstering local economies, meeting the demand for energy—and that work is powered by our people.

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Fluor offers jobs and career opportunities in engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance around the world.

As a global leader in engineering and construction industry, Fluor designs, builds and maintains complex and challenging capital projects across six continents.

Are you ready to be challenged?

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At Intel, our vision is to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth. For interns or college graduates like you, that means having access to amazing career-building opportunities with a global impact. Whether you’re interested in manufacturing, engineering, marketing, or many other high tech business functions, you’ll experience it at a scale and level of expertise that’s hard to match anywhere on the planet. So join our culture of innovation and exploration and enjoy the many experiences and perks we have to offer as you help us pioneer advances in hardware, software, education, energy, and many other fields.

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At John Deere, our more than 60,000 employees are committed to those linked to the land. We are a global company in size, but responsive to the needs of our local customers. The diverse backgrounds, talents and perspectives of our employees help our customers meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Our employees live by the core values of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation. And they are rewarded for the meaningful work they do each day.

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Key Tech is looking for engineers who crave fun, challenging and creative design work. We’re hiring MEs, EEs and CEs who enjoy designing from scratch and seeing their designs come to life. Custom mechanisms, cutting edge printed circuit board design and fully embedded firmware combine into the custom medical devices that we design. Key Tech is a company built from the smartest and most interesting people you can work with. We all love to learn. Our company culture can’t be beat: we work in a 100 year old theater, we are a dog friendly office and nerf darts are often seen arcing through our space. Monthly social hangouts, quarterly events and daily silliness are the perfect complement to the satisfying and challenging design work that is the basis of our company.

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M.C. Dean, Inc. is the nation’s premier electrical design-build and systems integration firm for complex, mission-critical organizations.
M.C. Dean’s capabilities include electrical, electronic security, telecommunications, life-safety, instrumentation and control, and command and control systems.
M.C. Dean, Inc. serves a diverse group of markets including Fortune 1000 corporations; universities; high tech and biotech firms; Federal; state, and local government clients; and other organizations with large scale, complex, and mission-critical infrastructure needs.
Established in 1949, M.C. Dean, Inc. has earned a reputation as an innovator and pioneer. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, M.C. Dean, Inc. employs more than 3,500 professionals in offices throughout the Eastern United States, Europe and the Middle East.

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For more than 60 years, NAVAIR Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East aboard MCAS Cherry Point, N.C. has played an important part in national defense. Our workforce has earned a reputation of excellence in providing world-class maintenance, engineering and logistics support for Navy and Marine Corps aviation, as well as other armed services, federal agencies and foreign governments. Our skilled workforce uses state-of-the-art technology to ensure that FRC East is without equal in providing quality, cost-effective support. Our employees take great pride in their work, and this professional spirit is evident in the high quality products they produce. We employ over 700 engineers from all Degrees and backgrounds and proudly support military Veterans.

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We’ve repeatedly transformed businesses and set industry standards. Now more game-changing developments are in the pipeline. Behind our breakthroughs is an open, collaborative culture that fuels fresh ideas. By sharing our viewpoints, challenging our thinking, and empowering our people, we create unique and novel approaches. Join us, and we’ll help you do your best work.

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Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

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Plexus delivers optimized Product Realization solutions through a unique Product Realization Value Stream service model. This customer-focused services model seamlessly integrates innovative product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services to deliver comprehensive end-to-end solutions for customers in the Americas, European and Asia-Pacific regions.
Plexus is the industry leader in servicing mid-to-low volume, higher complexity customer programs characterized by unique flexibility, technology, quality and regulatory requirements. Award-winning customer service is provided to over 140 branded product companies in the Networking/Communications, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Industrial/Commercial and Defense/Security/Aerospace market sectors.

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All around you, Qorvo products are at work, connecting and protecting the world. We bring core technologies and radio frequency (RF) solutions to mobile, infrastructure, defense/aerospace and Internet of Things markets. Transforming the way you live, work, play and communicate — that's what inspires us.

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The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) is a geographically-dispersed and diverse agency that leads the world in information technology (IT) solutions to the Department of Defense. We meet our nation's demands for uninterrupted vigilance, fail-safe cyber security, adaptive response, and engineering excellence by delivering secure, integrated, and innovative solutions to protect American interests around the world. SPAWAR, SSC Atlantic, is part of the Naval Research & Development Establishment that explores and develops future naval warfighting capabilities in our laboratories and engineering facilities, and ranges to test these products. At SSC Atlantic, we design, acquire, engineer and sustain a full range of IT capabilities from communications systems and sensors to data centers and software services.

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Synopsys is at the heart of more technology than you may have imagined. Chances are, any element of technology you use is enabled or influenced by Synopsys from everyday conveniences like smartphones and wearables to mission-critical applications for medical and automotive safety. The greatest companies around the world use our tools to design amazing things like autonomous cars, smart homes, and machines that learn. Our commitment to making silicon smarter and software more secure in cyberspace makes an impact on everything, everywhere, everyday.

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We are visionaries. We are differentiators. We are TIers. As a global semiconductor company operating in 35 countries, Texas Instruments (TI) is first and foremost a reflection of its people. From the TIer who unveiled the first working integrated circuit in 1958 to the more than 30,000 TIers around the world today who design, manufacture and sell analog and embedded processing chips, we are problem-solvers collaborating to change the world through technology.

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Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers – from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses – do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services.

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