Career Opportunities

Graduates of the CME program are prepared to practice engineering at a professional level and to enter the composites industry in positions that provide opportunities for professional growth.

Explore the career opportunities a CME degree affords you.

ZEISS Industrial Metrology, Maple Grove, MN
SurfMax Application Manager
Posted: Nov. 18, 2019

Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Posted: Nov. 4, 2019

RTP Co., Winona, MN
Product Development engineer-Flame Retardant (PDF)
Posted: Oct. 23, 2019

Boeing (on-going)
Composite Materials Engineering Positions

Posted: Dec. 19, 2017


Hexcel Early Career Program (on-going)
Hexcel Early Engineer Career

Posted: Oct. 13, 2016


Boston Scientific, various locations (on-going)
Composites Engineers

Posted: April 28, 2016


HAWORTH (on-going)
Various Engineering Positions

Posted: Jan. 15, 2016


Quatro Composites, Iowa and California (ongoing)
Composite Engineers, Quality Engineers, Tooling Design Engineers
Posted: Jan. 24, 2013


U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (ongoing)
Research and Technology Engineers (PDF)
Posted: Dec. 5, 2011


You can also explore the largest career networks for college and recent graduates, AfterCollege. They help students explore jobs and internships.

Current Part-Time Opportunities

Winona, MN
Student Research Assistant (PDF)
Posted: 11/18/19

CPI - A Division of Core Molding
Winona, MN
Student Engineering Intern (PDF)
Posted: 9/16/19

Companies in the area that have hired CME students:

Winona Surrounding Area

Benchmark Electronics
Coda Composites Company
CPI Binani
Natural Process Design
TRW Automotive Electronics
Ticona Celstran
We-no-nah Canoe

Advanced Fiber Products, Onalaska, WI
Geotek, Inc., Stewartville, MN
Miken Sports, Caledonia, MN
Plasticert, Lewiston, MN
Strongwell, Chatfield, MN
Trane, LaCrosse, WI

SciTechsperience - Please take a few minutes to register and start applying for internship programs funded by MN DEED and managed through the MN High Technology Association. (on-going)

Iowa State University and Washington State University
Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
Posted: 1/9/18 (on-going)


Composite Materials Engineering Internships

Posted: 12/19/17 (on-going)

U.S. Army Research Lab
Summer Journeyman Fellowship Program
Posted: on-going

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Summer Research Program
Posted: (on-going) 

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)
Information and Application
Posted: 2/13/17 (on-going)

Paid Internships
Posted: 1/30/17 (on-going)

Vanderbilt University
Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Nanoscience and Engineering
Posted: 11/22/16 (on-going)

Purdue University - Indiana
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Posted: 1/19/16 (on-going)

DHS Education Programs
DHS-STEM Summer Internship Program - various opportunities
Posted: 11/29/12 (on-going)

Mayo Clinic- Rochester, MN
UREP Program
Posted: 10/10/11 (on-going)

Mayo Clinic- Rochester, MN
Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program (on-going)

Summer Internship opportunities - various deadlines
Posted: 2/4/13 (on-going)

National Science Foundation
Research Experiences for Undergraduates - various opportunities and deadlines
Posted: 10/10/11 (on-going)

Employers can also browse recent and past Student Resumes.

Contact Us

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