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Robert Bitgood, Electrical Engineering Major

Interned with Northrop Grumman, a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide, offering a portfolio of capabilities and technologies for applications from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace.

Position: Systems Engineering Technical Internship

Experience: “The area I have been assigned focuses on use of very specific technologies. Prior to this experience, I had only a minimal understanding of the kind of work that Northrop Grumman does. As a result of this internship, I have been exposed to system configurations, switches, WLAN setup, disk cleaning, re-imaging, and software technologies that are pushing the limits simulation systems. The company seems to be always testing ahead of the curve in technology.”

Amani Shokry, Ocean Engineering Major

Interned with Belcan a leading provider of engineering consulting and technical staffing on a global scale.

Position: Project Engineering Intern

Responsibilities: Certified as a project manager and responsible for organizing weekly IPT meetings, developing project schedules utilizing earned value management and Gantt charts, budget and task management for over 15 projects, creating job proposals, reviewing and approving Supplier Statement of Works (SOWs), inspecting project deliverables, and structural analysis progress tracking.

Assisted program managers and senior engineers with weekly design presentations and reviews, verification and validation plans, status reports, documentation, project tracking, electrical schematics, engine hardware tracking, cost savings, and product life cycle management.