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.

John Deere Materials Engineering, Waterloo, IA
Senior Materials Engineer
Posted: 3/15/18

GENTEX Corporation, Carbondale, PA
Mechanical Engineer
Posted: 3/7/18

IACMI-MSU, Detroit, MI
Composites Engineers
Posted 2/22/18

Winona Pattern & Mold, Winona, MN
Composite Tooling Marketing/Sales
Posted: 2/19/2018

Gentex Corporation, Carbondale, PA
R&D Chemical Engineer
Posted: 2/12/2018

Core Molding Technologies, Gaffney, SC
Process (Molding) Engineering (PDF)
Posted: 1/18/17

Fiberesin Industries, Inc., Oconomowoc, WI
Quality Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 1/5/18

Mayo, Rochester, MN
Engineering/Biomedical Engineering
Posted: 1/3/18

RTP Company, Winona, MN
Structural Product Development Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 12/21/17

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

Gougeon Brothers, Inc., Bay City, MI
Composite Materials Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 11/6/17

Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale, CA
Materials and Processes Engineer (PDF)
Posted: 10/30/17

TxV Aero Composites, Bristol, RI
Process Engineers (PDF)
Posted: 10/17/17

Rochling Glastic Composites, Cleveland, OH
Jr. Level Process Engineer - Manufacturing
Posted: 8/22/17

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

WSU Department of Composite Materials Engineering, Winona, MN
Tutoring Positions for AY 2018/2019 (PDF)
Deadline: 4/18/18
Posted: 3/12/18

Strongwell, Chatfield, MN
Process Engineer Intern (PDF)
Posted: 1/8/18

Companies in the area that have hired CME students:

Winona Surrounding Area

Benchmark Electronics
Coda Composites Company
CPI Binani
Cytec Engineered Materials
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)

Solvay, Winona, MN
Composite Materials Engineering Internship (PDF)
Posted: 3/12/18

Raytheon, McKinney, TX
Summer Composites Process Engineer Internship (Req. ID: 105988BR)
Posted: 3/12/18

Benchmark Electronics Summer 2018
Internship, Winona, MN
Design Engineering Internships
Posted: 2/19/18

Nuclear Forensics 2018 Summer School
University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Deadline: 2/28/18
Posted: 2/12/18

Phillips Medisize, Menomonie, WI
Summer Internships and Rotational Positions
Posted: 2/12/18

Tennessee Tech University
Summer NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Deadline: 3/2/18
Posted: 1/23/18

The Composite Recycling Technology Center, Port Angeles, WA
Summer 2018 Engineering Internship
Posted: 1/23/18

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

IACMI - The Composites Institute
Summer 2018 Internships
Deadline: 12/31/17
Posted: 12/21/17

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

Scaled Composites, Mojave, CA
Summer 2018 Internships
Deadline: 12/8/17
Posted: 9/13/17

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)