MECOP Application Presentation spring 2013

Report
The MECOP Advantage
Engineer = Education + Experience
MECOP
Industry
Universities
Students
Universities:
• Oregon State University
• Portland State University
• Oregon Tech
• University of Portland
CECOP – A Branch of MECOP
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Employers are typically
consultants and
government agencies
Civil Engineering,
Geomatics/Surveying
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Two six-month internships – a full year of real
work experience
Internships are diverse with regard to industry
and job requirements
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Qualified mentor for each internship
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Real projects in a real work environment
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Return to school with a better association
between what you are learning and your career
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Pay target at 70% of salary of an entry level engineer
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Potential to earn over $40,000 for both internships
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Keep your college debt to a minimum
Make your parents happy!
Opportunities are available in a variety of industries, including:
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Heavy Manufacturing
Light Manufacturing
Electronics
Wood Products
Food Processing
Software Development
Utilities
Material Handling
Supply chain Management
Consulting Firms
Government Agencies
Construction Companies
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Intel, Boeing, Tektronix, Leatherman,
Oracle, Vestas Americas, ON
Semiconductor, Oregon Freeze Dry, Warn,
and others
Multiple MECOP events with company
representatives and recruiters
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Tours of member companies
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Access to a variety of seasoned engineers
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CH2M Hill
David Evans & Associates
City of Portland
Washington County
Brown and Caldwell
City of Eugene
and others…
Multiple CECOP events
with company
representatives and
recruiters
Tours of projects
Access to a variety of
seasoned engineers
Over 75% of MECOP graduates work for
one of the member companies!
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Network with other MECOP and CECOP students and
share internship experiences
Network with employer representatives to get first
hand information on career choices and opportunities
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Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering (CECOP)
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Surveying (CECOP)
Information Systems
Marketing
Project Management
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Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering (CECOP)
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Civil Engineering (CECOP)
Computer Science
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Surveying (CECOP)
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Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
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Learn team work and leadership through
technical project work
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Link school studies to real world applications
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Develop effective industry work skills
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Create one year of applicable work experience
before graduating
Appropriate experience may be applied to
licensure requirements
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Apply at the end of your sophomore year.
◦ Interview with industry representatives.
◦ Selection is based on communication skills,
leadership, GPA, and other criteria.
Work an internship during each of your third and
fourth years.
A mentor is supplied for each student on an
internship assignment.
Finish remaining schoolwork your fifth year.
You’ll gain:
 One year of applicable engineering work
experience with two distinctive Northwest
companies
 Exposure and connections to working
engineers and more than 115 of the
Northwest’s best engineering employers
 “Insider” career choice knowledge
 Maturity, confidence, enthusiasm, and a higher
starting salary
It is the unique blend of industry’s
active leadership, each
university’s direct participation,
and students who are selected for
excellence that has made MECOP
the best cooperative education
program there is…period.
Questions???
Website: www.mecopinc.org
Email: [email protected]

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