Natalie Anderson

An inside look: Interning with the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics

Aug. 30, 2021

Natalie Anderson is a student in Mechanical Engineering and an ME Student Apprentice. She is an intern with the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. Where are you working this summer and what made them stand out in your internship search? I have been working at the Laboratory for Atmospheric...

Johnathan Neptune

An inside look: Interning with L3Harris

Aug. 26, 2021

Johnathan Neptune is a senior in Mechanical Engineering and an ME Student Apprentice. He interned with L3Harris during summer 2020 and 2021. Where are you working this summer and what made them stand out in your internship search? I have been working for L3Harris at one of their Colorado Springs...

Whitney Knoop

Undergraduate participates in summer water reclamation research

Aug. 25, 2021

The work is based in Research Professor John Pellegrino’s Fundamental Membrane Development, Characterization, & Applications lab.

Mia Miller

An inside look: Interning with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Aug. 23, 2021

Mia Miller is a Bachelor's Accelerated Master's (BAM) student in Mechanical Engineering and an ME Student Apprentice. She interned during summer 2021 with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Where are you working this summer? This summer I've been working as a Wind Turbine Blade Design Intern at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy...

Caroline Norris

An inside look: Interning with the RockSol Consulting Group

Aug. 14, 2021

Caroline Norris is a senior in Mechanical Engineering and an ME Student Apprentice. She interned during summer 2021 with the RockSol Consulting Group. Where are you working this summer and what made them stand out in your internship search? This summer I have been working at RockSol Consulting Group! I...

Morgan Kauss

Alumni Spotlight: Morgan Kauss - Exo-Seat, a device to aid wheelchair users

July 15, 2021

The idea for the Exo-Seat came to Morgan Kauss when she was working as a caregiver for a local woman, Cindy, who has Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

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How I built an electric bicycle

June 1, 2021

My name is Xander Sugarman, and I am a mechanical engineering student passionate about having fun on bicycles. I have always wanted an e-bike; however, they tend to be quite expensive, which is a major barrier to entry. After my summer internship was cancelled due to the pandemic, I applied...

Robert Reid

Machining internship provides valuable insight into the manufacturing process

June 1, 2021

During the summer of 2020, I had the opportunity to work with Hirsh Precision Products Inc. as a CNC machinist intern. Hirsh is a high-precision manufacturing company located in Gunbarrel, Colorado, that manufactures and assembles parts for a variety of industries including medical, aerospace and energy. I first heard of...

Solar District Cup team

Students win first place in national Solar District Cup competition

May 18, 2021

The team, which included mechanical engineering student Hannah Livingston, developed a large solar PV system.

Valerie Welch

Passion for athletics leads to student internship at Nike

May 5, 2021

During the summer of 2020 after my junior year, I worked as a mechanical engineering intern in the Rapid Prototyping Lab at Nike. I found out about this position through CU athletics, as I’m a student-athlete. Each year Nike looks to hire one intern out of the junior class of...

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