I have a "Sweet" job! I recently joined The Hershey Company in their Strategy group. I spend my time interfacing with all aspects of the company in order to improve the products, processes and operations. As an engineer I am able to communicate within the Sales and Marketing organizations while understanding the operational complexities and issues.
Keep your grades up! duh! Figure out how to fix your own car. Build something out of wood. Start playing around in Excel. Go to MSUâ€™s engineering web site and understand the different majors and applications available. Explore the different majors to see which ones sound most interesting.
My first job was as a rotational engineer with DaimlerChrysler. My first two years consisted of 6 unique assignments within engineering and provided the financial support to achieve a Masters in Engineering.
Leading the Formula SAE race team as a senior was my favorite experience. It allowed me to make some great life long friends, develop as a leader, build an entire car from scratch and most importantly racing it after graduation.
Chocolate - Who doesn't love Chocolate? I help formulate a strategy for new and exciting products from concept to the shelves near you. We are constantly looking for ways to make the product not only great to eat but also maximizing the good effects for you.
A few things: 1) A love of Lego as a child 2) A love of science 3) Really good at math 4) Dad was an engineer