Undergraduate Recruitment Events Are Designed for You to:

  • Ask questions about the application procedure
  • Learn about our research areas
  • Meet with faculty & current students
  • Virtually tour our labs

Engineering Info Sessions

Session Dates

All prospective students are invited to attend an Zoom info session with engineering advisers to help with the major selection, admissions, and registration process. These info sessions provide detailed answers to questions like:

    • How do I apply?
    • Can I talk to an adviser?
    • Will my AP/IB credits count?
    • How do I register for classes?
    • How do I apply for financial aid?
    • What should my major be?

College-wide (all departments/majors covered) Engineering Virtual Session Dates

 
    • December 18, 2020
    • January 15, 2021
    • February 19, 2021
    • March 19, 2021
    • April 23,2021
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School of Computing Info Sessions


December 15, January 15
4:00pm MST

Computer scientists study the foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. These types of engineers focus on developing and implementing software systems by working with sometimes complex algorithms for improving an existing program or creating something even more efficient. Computer Science helps solve the problems of today to make tomorrow better.

Career Outlook

According to the US Department of Labor, between 2014-2024, the job market for computer scientists will grow by 11%. Additionally, computer scientists can expect excellent job prospects as employers are currently experiencing difficulty procuring employees trained with these in-demand skills. Computer scientists work in a variety of areas including:

  • Graphics and Animation
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Image Analysis
  • Robotics
  • Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing
  • Programming & Compilers
  • Scientific Computing

Mechanical Engineering Future Freshman Info Sessions


December 18, January 15, February 19, March 19
4:30-5pm MST

Mechanical engineering applies the principles of force, energy, and motion to the creation of technologies that meet human needs. Mechanical engineers strive to design and manufacture materials, products, and systems that are effective, user-friendly, efficient, and sustainable. A broad-based mechanical engineering education empowers graduates to succeed in a wide variety of challenging, interesting, and rewarding careers with the potential to address the challenges faced by today’s society.

Career Outlook

Mechanical Engineering is a very broad engineering field with wide applicability and excellent flexibility in terms of career paths. ME graduates are well-prepared to work in a wide variety of technical fields including:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Defense
  • Energy
  • Micro/nanoscale systems
  • Robotics

Materials Science & Engineering Virtual Panel Discussion


Wednesday, Dec.9th at 7:00 p.m. MST

Materials Scientists apply the principles of physics and chemistry to engineering problems, designing and developing new materials. They are continually engaged in developing new materials or upgrading the use of basic materials that will fit within the highly technological world in which we live in. Building on past research the future of developing new materials is a challenge and opportunity given to every new materials scientist and engineer.

Career Outlook

Many of our undergraduates recieve job offers before graduation from companies such as Stryker (Medical), Intel, OmniLytics, and numerous other reputable companies. Job placement and starting salaries continue to remain competitive, offering professional opportunities to graduating students entering the workplace. These scientists work
in a wide variety of areas including:

    • Extraction/Synthesis
    • Failure Analysis
    • Material R & D
    • Material Selection
    • Processing
    • Structure Analysis

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