It’s also who you know. Success breeds success. One of the major power
plays of Clarkson is that our alumni are fiercely loyal to the University and
actively promote hiring Clarkson students for work at their companies.
Here are some of the places our recent grads have been hired:
Air Force Research Labs, Wright Patterson A.F.B.
Goddard Space Flight Center
N.Y. State Department of Transportation
O’Brien and Gere
Pratt & Whitney
Procter & Gamble
Tishman Construction Company
By the time you receive your diploma, you won’t simply be an engineering graduate. You’ll be an engineer, and you’ll have
a project-based portfolio to prove it. But don’t just take our word for it. Look at what some recent graduates have done:
Meredith A. Emerson ’12
(electrical engineering) was a leader on Clarkson’s award winning FIRST Robotics SPEED
team. After gaining real-world experience through an internship with Syracuse Research Corp., she got a great job with
Pratt & Whitney.
Bethann K. Parmelee ’12
(environmental engineering) joined Barton & Loguidice, P.C., an engineering, planning,
environmental and landscape architecture firm in Syracuse, NY.
Jeevaka I. Somaratna ’12
(civil and mechanical engineering double major) won the prestigious Goldwater Scholar award
while at Clarkson. He is pursuing his master of science degree in civil engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-
Paul A. Russell ’11
(electrical engineering and physics double major) is pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering at
Rice University in Houston, Texas. As a Clarkson Honors student, he took his research abroad at the Osaka Institute of
Technology in Japan, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
Emily J. Garrant ’12
(mechanical engineering) accepted a highly coveted position at Lockheed Martin in the Engineering
Leadership Development Program. In the three-year rotational program, she will try three or four different positions within
the company while also getting a technical master’s degree.
It’s not only
From your first semester, we’ll encourage
you to work with our Career Center to
identify growth opportunities and learn
how to market yourself. Our placement
experts will teach you how to prepare a
top-notch resume, research employers or
graduate schools, conduct an interview,
and articulate your goals and experiences
in a way that impresses even those most
Our 96% placement rate is consistently
among the nation’s highest.
“We’ve hired more engineers from
Clarkson than any other university — which
is remarkable considering that Clarkson is
not a huge school. Clarkson students come
to General Dynamics prepared for the work
we do. They’ve worked on actual projects,
they’re good communicators, and they’re
, recruiter (’76 Clarkson alum),
General Dynamics, Electric Boat
Many of our graduates pursue master’s and Ph.D. degrees in engineering.
In the last two years, our grads have gone to:
University of Illinois-Urbana
University of Michigan
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