Join the Engineering Career Center on a quest to explore the career you have dreamed of!

Come with us to learn from engineers about daily life on the job and see what they do. Suitable for all levels of undergraduate and graduate students. This year, our career road trips will take place on a video call from your own device instead of in-person


Trip 1: Monday, January 25, 2021, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

Northwind Technical Services: 

"NorthWind provides automation solutions for manufacturing facilities throughout the world as well as industrial electrical installation services in the USA. Our skilled team of engineers, programmers, and technicians have extensive process experience in addition to programming and design expertise in a wide range of industries. The NorthWind PlantLOGIX™ software suite streamlines and simplifies programming, management, and maintenance of industrial processes while increasing visibility into what's happening on the factory floor. State-of-the-art office technology and expertise allows NorthWind to provide programming and support services to clients anywhere in the world in a multitude of industries. Headquartered in Sabetha, KS, the majority of employees and all panel fabrication activities are located at this facility. A second location was established in San Jose, Costa Rica in June of 2019 in order to better serve customers in Latin America."


Most suitable for Chemical, Computer, Computer Science, Electrical, Interdisciplinary Computing, Information Technology, and Mechanical engineering majors, but all students are invited to participate. 


Trip 2: Tuesday, January 26, 2021, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Burns & McDonnell:

"Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world's toughest challenges, we're putting the industry's best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. At Burns & McDonnell, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless." 


Most suitable for Architectural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering/Science, Mechanical engineering majors, but all students are invited to participate. 


Trip 3: Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Boeing  Company:

"Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. As America's biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 140,000 people across the United States and in more than 65 countries. This represents one of the most diverse, talented and innovative workforces anywhere. Our enterprise also leverages the talents of hundreds of thousands more skilled people working for Boeing suppliers worldwide."


Most suitable for Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management (MS) , Engineering Physics (Aerospace, Chemical, Digital Electronic, Electromechanical Control Systems options), Mechanical engineering majors, but all students are invited to participate. 




Students - Sign up here to receive the link for the virtual road trip of your choice. 

For more information, contact Kristi Kamm at or 785-864-2920.

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