Engineering and Technology Graduates at Work

Our graduates are helping the regional economy grow with employers such as:

Baldor Hughes Supply
Ball's Machine & Manufacturing ITT Automotive
Burt's Bees ITT Teves
C & H Tooling Lowe's
CADWorks Meritor
Carolina Biological Supply Moog
Carolina Power & Light Co. Reliance Electric
Caterpillar Rockwell Automation
Coca-Cola Schwitzer, Inc.
Conmet Sioux Tools
Continental Teves SnapOn
Cormetech Inc. State of North Carolina
Evergreen Textron Fluid Power
Freightliner U.S. Department of Labor
Goodyear Western Auto
Home Depot Whitley Products


Alumni News

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Employers and Job Seekers

If you are hiring new employees and would like to consider a WCU grad, or if you are looking for a job yourself, you may find it useful to check in with WCU Career Services.

Project Sponsor

Please consider proposing a challenging project for student teams to work on. As you know, project-based learning is a critical part of the Kimmel School experience. Our seniors are required to work on real-world projects and to accomplish measurable outcomes. As a project sponsor, you will have a chance to mentor students, to monitor their work as potential employees and to benefit from the results of their efforts.

Business Partner

We welcome alumni as business partners. If you or your company is facing a tough engineering challenge, the faculty and staff at the Center for Rapid Product Realization will be glad to work with you to find innovative solutions. Our goal is to help you move your product, quickly and efficiently, along the path to commercialization.

Nominate Promising Students

If you know of prospective students who would do well at the Kimmel School, please ask them to call the Office of the Dean. We would be glad to talk with them, introduce them to faculty and offer a tour of our facilities.

Give a Gift to the School

Please consider giving a gift to the Kimmel School for a scholarship or to support an academic program. It is only through the generosity of individual alumni and companies that we can provide scholarship support for some of our best students. Without that support, many of them would never have the chance to graduate and go on to success in their chosen careers. Thank you, in advance, for your gifts.

Visit the Kimmel School

Please come back often to visit the Kimmel School and let us know how you are doing.


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