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.

Milwaukee Composites, Cudahy, WI
Project Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 3/19/19

Altec, St. Joseph, MO
Composites Engineer
Posted: 2/18/19

SolarPod Crown
Entry Level Solar Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 2/14/19

Creative Composites, Rapid River, MI
Molding Department Supervisor & Technician (PDF)
Posted: 2/12/19

True Temper Sports, San Diego, CA
Composites Design Engineer-Golf and Lacrosse
Posted 2/1/19

DOMICO Med-Device, Fenton, MI
Posted: 1/15/19

Trek Bicycle, Waterloo, WI
Mechanical Design Engineer
Posted: 11/15/18

Altec, Inc.
Composites Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 11/9/18

Molder Fiber Glass, Aberdeen, SD
Process Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 11/8/18

Strongwell, Bristol, VA
Process Engineer
Posted: 10/19/18

Posted: 10/19/18

Raytheon, McKinney, TX
Univ Programs: Mechanical Engineer I
Posted: 10/10/18

Celanese, Winona, MN
Manufacturing Expert
Posted: 10/9/18

Scaled Composites, Mojave, CA
Materials and Process Manager (PDF)
Posted: 10/4/18

Scaled Composites, Mojave, CA
Materials and Process Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 10/4/18

Boeing (on-going)
Composite Materials Engineering Positions
Posted: 12/19/17

Hexcel Early Career Program (on-going)
Hexcel Early Engineer Career
Posted: 10/13/16

Boston Scientific, various locations (on-going)
Composites Engineers
Posted: 04/28/16

HAWORTH (on-going)
Various Engineering Positions
Posted: 01/15/16

Quatro Composites, Iowa and California (ongoing)
Composite Engineers, Quality Engineers, Tooling Design Engineers
Posted: 01/24/13

U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (ongoing)
Research and Technology Engineers (PDF)
Posted: 12/05/11

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

CPI, a Division of Core Molding, Winona, MN
Engineering Intern (PDF)
Posted: 2/25/19

Composite Materials Technology Center (COMTEC), WSU, Winona, MN
CME Major Engineering Intern (PDF)
Posted: 2/20/19
Application Deadline: 2/28/19

Solvay, Winona, MN
Engineering Intern
Posted: 2/19/19

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

DEED SciTechsperience, MN businesses work with talented college STEM students (on-going)

MN High Tech Association (MHTA) Internships (on-going)

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)

Summer 2019 REU Opportunity at FAMU-FSU
Posted: 2/26/19
Deadline: 3/15/19

Tennessee Tech
June 3-Aug. 9, 2019
Posted: 2/14/19

Posted: 2/14/19

Posted: 2/14/19
Deadline: 3/15/19

Miken Sports Summer 2019 Internships, Caledonia, MN
  1. Quality Engineering Intern
  2. Manufacturing Engineering Intern
  3. Research and Development Intern
Posted 1/31/19

RTP Company, Winona, MN
Engineering Internships (PDF)
Posted: 1/22/19
Deadline: 2/7/19

Artificial Intelligence
Summer 2019
Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Posted: 1/7/19 

DOMICO Med-Device, Fenton, MI
Summer 2019 Internship
Posted: 1/4/19

Middle River Aircraft Systems

Nuclear Engineering Science Lab Synthesis (NESLS)
Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Posted: 11/2/18

Scaled Composites
Mojave, CA, Summer Internship
Deadline: 12/5/18
Posted: 9/18/18

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)

Florida State
Retaining Engineers Through Research Entrepreneurship and Advanced-materials Training (RETREAT) Summer Internship
Posted: 10/26/16 (on-going)

Florida State
Diversity in Research and Engineering of Advanced Materials Training (DREAM) Summer Internship
Posted: 10/26/16 (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)

University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, MI
C-PHOM REU Program
Posted: 12/26/13 (ongoing)

Employers can also browse recent and past Student Resumes.

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