Laura builds relationships with companies to generate more experiential learning opportunities for engineering students, including internships, co-ops, class projects, plant tours, speaking engagements and more. She provides excellent customer service to corporate partners, matching their recruiting needs with our engineering student talent, as well as helping to coordinate industry partnerships with faculty researchers. Laura also coaches students on professional development and job search skills.
Key Job Functions
Develops marketing and business development strategic plans to promote student and faculty talent to industry
Leads team of industry relations and talent managers
Develops corporate and industry relationships; understands their needs to facilitate a diverse range of engagements between students and faculty
Creates experiential learning engagements for students, including co-ops, internships, class projects, senior design projects, tours, speaking engagements, industry days, etc.
Serves as a consultative, strategic resource for companies and industry that engage student engineering talent
Serves as liaison to engineering departments to identify educational programs and projects that can be positioned to engage industry support and to grow current and new industry relationships
Meets with students in order to gain an understanding of their employment interests and capabilities
Coaches and mentors students on professional development and early career development