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...

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...

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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...

Bevara founders outdoors

Alumni Spotlight: ​Alumni-founded website connects outdoor users with nonprofits

May 5, 2021

Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) and Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) co-founded Bevara to help outdoor enthusiasts connect with Colorado’s outdoor nonprofits. Through Bevara’s web platform, users are able to find donation, volunteer, and advocacy opportunities that contribute to land stewardship efforts across the state.

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...

Noah Gilsdorf with homemade bass

How I built an electric bass from scratch

Jan. 13, 2021

Noah Gilsdorf is a double-degree student at the University of Colorado Boulder working toward a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering and a bachelor of music in jazz studies.

Emily and the CU EWB Nepal Team pose with the completed tapstand at the Balodaya Secondary School.

An inside look: Engineers Without Borders

Jan. 13, 2021

Emily Zuetell is a current student in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. She was the president of CU’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders and has been a member of the organization for over three years.

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