IIE Spring 2004 Career Fair Company Research Table of Contents: 1. Honeywell 2. Deitrich Metal Framing 3. General Electric 4. Schlumberger Technology Corp. 5. United Technologies – Otis Division 6. Anheuser-Busch 7. Cintas Corporation 8. Target Corporation 9. United Space Alliance 10. Entergy Corporation 11. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 12. FPL Utility 13. IBM Corporation* 14. Raytheon Company* 15. Harris Corporation 16. Office of the Chief of Transportation 17. York International Corporation 18. Allegis Group / Aerotek 19. ASRC Aerospace 20. BWXT Y-12 LCC 21. CDM* 22. Department of Homeland Security 23. Exxon Mobil 24. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. 25. Northrop Grumman 26. SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) 27. Sandvik Inc. 28. Southwestern Co. 29. UTC- Pratt Whitney 30. US Department of State 31. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 32. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard 33. Lehman Brothers 34. Kraft Foods * - Even though these companies do not show up on a search for IE’s on the CRC website, they still hire IE’s. The information for the companies above was taken from last year’s packet. All of the companies still came up for industrial engineering on the career showcase website, although many of their positions did not call for industrial engineers. The last couple of companies are companies that had positions open for industrial engineers (or something like it). Here are the areas of interest we would have in the company: 1. Company Name and history (any big events) 2. Parent Company (is the company a subsidiary?) 3. Size of company (number of employees) 4. Locations of company 5. What do they produce? (How do they make their money?) 6. What will an industrial engineer do there? 7. Do they have an internship / co-op program? 8. Work environment / culture, if possible to find. (Look for company slogans, etc.) 9. Special programs (such as rotation programs for new hires) 10. Any recent news on company? (mergers, acquisitions, etc) These were all the questions we researched for the companies. Some of the information has the question w/ it, others don’t. We also couldn’t find all the information on some companies, but this is definitely a good start. To use this document, just match the question above w/ the answer. Honeywell Honeywell can trace its roots back to 1885, when an inventor named Albert Butz started the Butz Thermo-Electric Regulator Co., Minneapolis. Soon after, he invented the Damper Flapper, which was effectively the first thermostat, which regulated a furnace temperature. Honeywell is the parent company Has aprox. 100,000 employees in almost 100 countries Honeywell produces numerous products in several fields including aerospace, automation & control solutions, transportation and power systems, and specialty materials. Specifics include wing ice and wind shear sensors, autopilot and landing systems, and bullet-proof body armor. Honeywell has a strong reputation for ethical conduct. Honeywell has an Integrity and Compliance program. At its core is it’s Code Of Business Conduct. This is basically a code of ethics that all employees, contractors, etc. follow. In 1999, Honeywell developed a proprietary system call Six Sigma Plus. This strategy was a product of a merger between AlliedSignal and Honeywell. This is an intricate system for improving processes, products and service, and reduce costs. It even has a series of rankings, like karate belts, for it’s employees. It has been so successful internally that Honeywell now offers this training to customers and suppliers. Recent Events: Honeywell wins 2003 Vision Award from Start Magazine and Microsoft. Honeywell was just selected by ACAC of China to develop Fly-By-Wire controls for new ARJ21 regional airliner. Other info: one of 30 select companies represented by the Dow Jones. A fortune 100 company ($22.3 billion sales in 2003). Made Chief Executive’s list of the 20 best companies for leaders – June 2002 Dietrich Metal Framing Founded in 1959. A Worthington Industries Company Made up of 1500 employees in 19 facilities strategically located, and within 300 miles of 85% of the U.S. population. Annual sales approximate $2 billion. Corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, and numerous plants across the US including Miami and Wildwood, FL and McDonough, GA. Dietrich Metal Framing is the largest and only national manufacturer of metal framing products in the United States. They offer one of the industries most extensive product lines consisting of drywall, curtainwall and structural (axial load-bearing) metal framing materials used primarily in schools, shopping centers, motels, assisted living facilities, low-rises, mid-rises, dormitories, multifamily housing, and most commercial, institutional, and industrial structures. *web site had no listings for any internships or co-ops ―Our Golden Rule: We treat our customers, employees, investors and suppliers as we would like to be treated.‖ On August 1, 2002, Worthington Industries (parent company of Dietrich) announced that it had completed the acquisition of Unimast Incorporated from WHX Corporation. Unimast is a manufacturer of construction steel products including light gauge steel framing, plastering steel and trim accessories, with revenues of approximately $230 million last year. General Electric 1. Company Name and History Founded by Thomas Edison in 1876. 2. Parent Company Has many subsidiaries 3. Size of Company GE operates in more than 100 countries around the world, including 250 manufacturing plants in 26 different nations. GE employs 313,000 people worldwide, including 168,000 in the United States. 4. Locations of Company Worldwide and nationwide 5. What do they produce? Produces variety of products/services including home appliances, turbine engines, power generation, financial services, healthcare, automotive 6. What will an Industrial Engineer do there? Entry-level positions usually are placed in various rotation programs 7. Do they have an internship/Co-op program? Both available in multiple business units 8. Work environment/culture ―GE is committed to serve the communities where we do business, to provide our customers with innovative, high-quality products and services and to protect the health of our workers and our environment.‖ (General Electric) 9. Special programs Numerous programs for different career paths such as engineering, sales, management, leadership. 10. Recent new on company OASIS Pro new On-Site Inventory Management software Schlumberger Technology Corp. 1. History Founded in 1927 in France to improve detection and evaluation of oil and gas deposits 2. Parent Company Has three subsidiaries 3. Size of Company The company employs 78,000 people of more than 140 nationalities working in 100 countries and comprises three primary business segments. 4. Locations of Company Various domestic and worldwide locations 5. What do they produce? Schlumberger Oilfield Services is the world's premier oilfield services company supplying a wide range of technology services and solutions to the international oil and gas industry. 6. What will an Industrial Engineer do there? A Field Engineer is completely responsible for all aspects of the Schlumberger operation at the wellsite. As a trainee, a Field Engineer receives intense training in technology theory and application, troubleshooting, technical procedures, safety, crew management, and client interaction. 7. Do they have an internship/Co-op program? Schlumberger offers two different kinds of internship experiences. One is geared for Oilfield Engineering and Operations, and one is for those who want to pursue work as engineers, scientists and researchers in other areas. 8. Work environment/culture ―The commitment of Schlumberger to achieving true diversity in our workforce must be unambiguous and unmatched by any other company in our industry. For we will thrive in direct proportion to our ability to attract, retain and offer the best long-term career opportunities to men and women of every nationality.‖ (STC) 9. Special programs Field Engineers progress through a structured training program lasting 30-36 months and spend an average of five years total working in the field. 10. Recent new on company Schlumberger Information Solutions Announces Acquisition of VoxelVision Schlumberger Launches New Petrophysical Evaluation System Hiring Full time field engineer Do you want to work with some of the world’s most advanced technology as an engineer today? Do you want to prepare for a career as a manager in the future? Does the thought of sitting in a cubicle from 8 to 5 everyday sound terribly dull? Schlumberger Oilfield Services is a recognized technology leader providing products, services and solutions to the oil & gas exploration and production (E&P) industry. The Schlumberger Field Engineer position is a demanding, sometimes physical job involving complex technology utilized to optimize solutions for E&P companies. The information and services the Field Engineer provides helps our clients locate, evaluate, and produce oil and gas reservoirs more efficiently. Starting positions are available throughout the United States and internationally, virtually anywhere oil and gas are found. Over the course of your career you will spend most of the time working in your Home Country. Schlumberger is a culturally diverse, international organization employing approximately 55,000 people of 140 nationalities in 100 countries. We offer real-time technology services and solutions across our industry markets that enable customers to translate acquired data into useful information and transform this information into knowledge as a basis for improved decision-making—anytime, anywhere. Harnessing information technology in this way offers enormous opportunities to enhance efficiency and productivity. The Field Engineer is completely responsible for all aspects of the Schlumberger operation at the job site, be it a seismic vessel, an offshore oil rig, or a desert land rig. As a trainee, a Field Engineer receives intense training in technical theory and applications, troubleshooting, procedures, safety, crew management, and client interaction. Field Engineers progress through a structured training program lasting 30-36 months and spend an average of five years (in total) working in the field. This experience prepares the Field Engineer for advancement into a variety of management, technical, marketing and/or personnel roles. Field Engineers are given a great deal of independence and responsibility and must have a high degree of self-sufficiency. The job requires the ability to work under pressure and thrive in a variety of outdoor, 24-hour work environments. A sense of adventure is a must! Schlumberger is looking for individuals who seek challenges, are self-motivated, and have a high energy level to apply for the Field Engineer position. Leave the suit and tie/heels behind: our dress code is coveralls, hardhats, steel-toed boots, and safety glasses! Requirements are: · BS or MS degree from an accredited 4 year University in any Engineering discipline (this does not include Engineering Technologies), Geosciences, and Physics. · Minimum GPA 2.75 / 4.0 · Valid driving license and a clean driving record · The legal right to work in the United States for more than two years after graduation. Additional information may be found at our website: http://www.slb.com/careers. The job code to apply to is #2448. United Technologies Corporation – Otis Division 1. Company Name and History Has 150 years of elevator manufacturing experience. Invented the first safety elevator. 2. Parent Company Otis is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation 3. Size of Company 60,000 employees 4. Locations of Company Major manufacturing facilities in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Products offered in more than 200 countries and territories. 5. What do they produce? Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer of elevators, escalators, moving walks and other horizontal transportation systems. 6. What will an Industrial Engineer do there? Opportunities lie in Sourcing and Logistics Management, Engineering, Manufacturing or Business. 7. Do they have an internship/Co-op program? Yes, both co-op and internships in Industrial Engineering 8. Work environment/culture ―Committed to providing employees with safe and healthy working conditions in an environment of trust and open communications.‖ (Otis) 9. Special programs Many career development programs. 10. Recent new on company Otis helped out in supplying solutions to NE blackout. Anheuser-Busch (http://www.anheuserbusch.com/) - Our mission is to be the world's beer company, to enrich and entertain a global audience, and to deliver superior returns to our shareholders. We are pursuing global expansion with the same dedication, focus and intensity that have made us the leading U.S. brewer for more than 45 years. In 1864, Adolphus Busch joined the brewery that would later become Anheuser-Busch Parent Company. Anheuser Busch companies: Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Busch Media Group, Inc., St. Louis Refrigerator Car Company, Precision Printing & Packaging, Inc., Anheuser-Busch International, Inc., Metal Container Corporation, Busch Entertainment Corporation, Busch Agricultural Resources, Inc., Manufacturers Railway Company, Anheuser-Busch Recycling Company, Busch Properties, Inc., Eagle Packaging, Inc., Longhorn Glass Corporation Huge company Various Locations – Brewery locations: St. Louis, Mo., Los Angeles, Calif., Columbus, Ohio, Merrimack, N.H., Fairfield, Calif., Fort Collins, Colo., Neward, N.J., Houston, Texas, Jacksonville, Fla., Williamsburg, Va., Baldwinsville, N.Y., Cartersville, Ga. Wholesalers: Boston, Mass., Sylmar, Calif., Beach Cities – Carson, Calif., Canton, Ohio, Louisville, Ky., Arlington Heights, Ill., Tulsa, Okla., Denver, Colo., New York, N.Y., Riverside, Calif., Stockton, Calif., Sand Diego, Calif., Aiea, Hawaii Anheuser-Busch's operations and resources are focused on beer, adventure park entertainment and packaging. Anheuser-Busch also has interests in aluminum beverage container recycling, malt production, rice milling, real estate development, turf farming, metalized paper label printing and transportation services. Yes they have internship and co-op programs. We Tap Talent. As the world's leading brewer for more than 45 years, Anheuser-Busch and its subsidiaries are committed to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. We also think enjoying work is an important part of life. Our vision: Through all of our products, services and relationships, we will add to life's enjoyment. Our mission: Be the world's beer company; Enrich and entertain a global audience; Deliver superior returns to our shareholders. Our values: Quality in everything we do; Exceeding customer expectations; Trust, respect and integrity in all of our relationships; Continuous improvement, innovation and embracing change; Teamwork and open, honest communication; Each employee's responsibility for contributing to the company's success; Creating a safe, productive and rewarding work environment; Building a high-performing, diverse workforce; Promoting the responsible consumption of our products; Preserving and protecting the environment and supporting communities where we do business MILAN, Italy (August 26, 2003) -- Anheuser-Busch Europe Ltd. and Heineken Italia S.p.A. have reached a licensing agreement that will allow Heineken to brew, market and distribute Anheuser-Busch’s flagship brand under the ―Budweiser‖ and ―Bud‖ trademarks in Italy. It is anticipated that the agreement will take effect on November 11, 2003. ST. LOUIS (September 2, 2003) - Energy savings from improvements to its (not sure if ABR made improvements to its recycling operations, they did increase the amount of aluminum recycled) aluminum can recycling operations last year alone could supply more than 370,000 (using the methodology consistent with stats already made public by ABR) 1.3 million homes with electricity for one year. This achievement, as well as others in environmental, health and safety areas, is detailed in Anheuser-Busch’s 2002 Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) report, which was released today. We do not discuss energy savings related to aluminum can recycling in the report. We do discuss can recycling in general for ABR. Cintas Corporation (http://www.cintas-corp.com/) From humble beginnings in 1929 when Richard "Doc" Farmer started a small business to reclaim and clean rags for local factories, Cintas has grown to clothe more than 5 million people for work every day. Parent Company 27700 employees 365 domestic locations - Cintas has seven Florida locations: Pembroke Pines, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Jacksonville, Fort Myers, St. Petersburg, and Tampa. Cintas is the largest uniform supplier in North America, with more than 500,000 clients. More than five million people wear Cintas clothing each day. They also provide a range of outsourcing services including entrance mats, sanitation supplies, cleanroom services and first aid and safety products and services. Yes they have internship programs – management trainee and sales associate We are thorough in everything we do, and we do what is right, not what is expedient. We have high principles and do not take short-term gains at the expense of long-term values. Honesty and integrity are hallmarks of Cintas partners. Working Environment - All Cintas locations are professional and operate with a great sense of competitive urgency. Our challenging and fast paced environment emphasizes fun and learning. Dress Code - Business Formal. The Cintas Uniform may be worn as well. •Cintas has achieved 34 consecutive years of growth! •Expanded uniform rental presence into 13 new cities •Opened 6 new state-of-the-art uniform rental plants •Expanded product offering to include Promotional Products •Expanded First Aid and Safety expertise to include portable defribrillators •Ranked as a top outsourcing business in Fortune magazine's 2003 survey on "America's Most Admired Companies" for the third consecutive year •Cintas ranked among the best in Long-Term Investment Value and Use of Corporate Assets •Named one of the "Best Big Companies in the World" by Forbes for the fifth consecutive year •Cintas included in the ―A-List‖ of 57 companies who have received the Forbes recognition every year •Named in Business Week's Global 1000 as one of the world's most valuable companies July 10, 2003 - Cintas Announces Organizational Change : Cincinnati, Ohio - The Board of Directors of Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) today announced that Scott D. Farmer has been elected to the position of Chief Executive Officer and President of Cintas Corporation and Robert J. Kohlhepp, current CEO, is now Vice Chairman. Scott Farmer had previously been the President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. Richard T. Farmer, Chairman, stated, "Scott’s 22 years of experience in our company in just about every facet of our business along with his track record of outstanding performance and achievement makes him uniquely qualified to become our new Chief Executive Officer." Target Corporation (www.targetcorp.com) roots go back to 1902. Target Corporation is America’s second largest general merchandise retailer, committed to being a premier growth company and corporate citizen. parent employ more than a quarter of a million team members. Target Corporation operates nearly 1400 stores in 47 states and 22 distribution centers across the country. Headquarters positions are available in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Hayward, California (San Francisco Area). Stores and Distribution Leadership opportunities are available nationwide. Target Corporation Target Corporation is a growing company focused on general merchandise retailing. Our principal operating strategy is to provide exceptional value to consumers through multiple retail formats ranging from upscale discount and moderate-priced to full-service department stores Management, logistics, or supply chain related work Internships Caffeinated without coffee. Bold and brave. Confident and creative. You are driven even when you ride the bus. You are a leader. You are strong, passionate and willing to pitch in for the common cause. You are wired. Responsible and resourceful. Passionate and unpretentious Team Leader Program says Sally Z. MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 11, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Target Corporation has declared a quarterly dividend of 7 cents per common share. The dividend is payable December 10, 2003 to shareholders of record November 20, 2003. The fourth quarter dividend will be the company's 145th consecutive dividend paid since October 1967, when the company became publicly held. In keeping with our strong tradition of giving, Target Corporation will give over $2 million every single week to the communities we serve United Space Alliance http://www.unitedspacealliance.com 1. Company Name and history Formed in 1995, the United Space Alliance is a joint venture between The Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin Corporation. As the prime contractor for NASA’s Space Shuttle Program, United Space Alliance is responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of the U.S. Space Shuttle fleet 2. Parent Company See above 3. Size of Company Large. 4. Locations of Company United Space Alliance employs people in Texas, Florida, Alabama, California and Washington, D.C. 5. What do they produce? USA manages and conducts space operations work involving the operation and maintenance of multi-purpose space systems, including systems associated with NASA's human space flight program, Space Shuttle applications beyond those of NASA, and other reusable launch and orbital systems beyond the Space Shuttle and Space Station. 6. What will an industrial engineer do there? Mission Design and Planning, Flight Operations, Software Development and Integration, Payload Integration, Integrated Logistics, Vehicle Processing, Launch and Recovery, Astronaut and Flight Controller Training 7. Do they have an internship/co-op program? Yes, they have a co-op program open to all Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics/Physics majors. 8. Work environment/ culture: fast-paced, detail-oriented 9. Special Programs none found. 10. Recent news on the company. Currently working to restart the space shuttle program after the February Columbia disaster. Entergy Corporation http://www.entergy.com 1. Company Name and history Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR). Entergy is one of the largest utility holding companies in the U.S. Its subsidiaries sell and distribute electricity and natural gas to millions of customers primarily in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. 2. Parent company None 3. Size of company 15,600 employees 4. Locations of company Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi 5. What do they produce? They are a utility holding company, with several power plants around the country. 6. What will an industrial engineer do there? Supply chain management, 7. Do they have an internship/coop program? Yes, they have both a coop and an internship program. 8. Work environment/culture casual 9. Special programs none known 10. Recent news Three nuclear power plants shut down in Aug blackout. 1. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2. Government Agency 3. Not Listed 4. FERC primarily provides employment at the agency's headquarters in Washington, D.C. The agency also has regional offices in the following cities: Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; Portland, OR; and San Francisco, CA. U.S. Citizenship is required. 5. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. 6. Energy Industry Analyst An analyst assesses the significance of developments and trends in the energy industry and uses this information for current and future regulatory policies. You will synthesize large amounts of data into a pattern or overall summary. Analysts may meet with executives of the regulated energy companies to discuss issues, make recommendations, and maintain external contacts and outreach to the industry. Entry-level requirements Degree demonstrating analytical ability or related experience in the fields of finance, management or other business, industrial, mechanical or other engineering, and other liberal arts. 7. Every summer, undergraduate and graduate student interns participate in a variety of FERC programs and projects that help foster their career development. Interns are assigned to specific offices according to their field of study or expertise. Interns throughout the Commission participate in the Pharos internship program, a structured program designed to provide students with information about the workings of the federal government and to provide social opportunities and a sense of belonging to our nation's capital. 8. Government job in regulation 9. Pharos program is the umbrella name for the Commission’s STAR and Internship programs. The name ―Pharos‖ places the internship and STAR opportunities amidst an inspiring background and history. The mission of the Pharos program is to create opportunities to shine. 10. Main news is regulation of power grids, i.e. California. Also the New York Blackout. 1. FPL Utility 2. FPL Group is the parent company 3. Approx 10,000 employees 4. Florida (South Florida, West Coast to Ft. Myers, and all Eastern Coast except Jax.), some possibilities out of Florida in FPL Energy 5. Electric Utility 6. Service Planning. Say you are interested in DISTRIBUTION PLANNING. The job is finding a way to bring power to new customers, and making sure current customers stay in power. Lots of project management and customer relationship skills. 7. Internship and Co-op program available. They expect at least 3 semesters for a co-op 8. Culture is more laid back. They have a surprisingly strong value for customer satisfaction. They are a more traditional company, and hard work is also valued. 9. 2-month training period for new hires in distribution 10. Won EEI’s Edison Award this last summer. The prestigious prize is given annually by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to the U.S. shareholder-owned member and international member making the most outstanding contributions to the advancement of the industry. A committee of national industry trade publication editors and a panel of past and current EEI chairmen select the finalists and ultimate winners. This year's award, the 44th, was given to FPL Group during EEI's annual convention, "Charting the Future Course," in Honolulu 1. IBM Corporation 2. Same 3. 315,889 4. World-Wide 5. At IBM, we strive to lead in the invention, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, storage systems and microelectronics. We translate these advanced technologies into value for our customers through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide. 6.1- As an Industrial Engineer, you will be responsible for line design, facilities layout, capacity and workload planning, simulation, ergonomics and process enhancements for high volume production facilities. 2- Facilities Engineer-The individual in this position will perform Civil, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering analysis and design, develop design criteria, provide estimate assumptions for facility projects, and provide direction to ensure efficient operation of all mechanical systems. 7. At IBM, we join with colleges and universities to provide work experience through our Employment Pathways for Interns and Co-ops (EPIC) program. Students are hired in two positions: Cooperative Education and Internships. The program provides students the opportunity to apply theory learned in the classroom with practice in the workplace. 8. This is what one of there workers said. I copied it off the webpage…. "The coolest thing about IBM is that it offers both flexibility and structure. Both of these attributes help me head towards my goal of constant self-improvement. The size of IBM will give me plenty of opportunities to try new and challenging experiences. In the same respect, the stability and the knowledge base of IBM will give me the strength and guidance that I need to learn from my failures and turn them into successes." 9. Employee development is so important at IBM we have an official process called the Employee Development Cycle (EDC) that ties together the steps you follow every year to ensure you are developing the skills to do your job -- today and in the future. We hope you will call it our career development commitment to you. 10. P&G And IBM Sign $400 Million Employee Services Outsourcing Agreement Provides On Demand Human Resources Services to 98,000 P&G Employees CINCINNATI, OH and SOMERS, NY -- September 9, 2003 -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a 10-year, $400 million global agreement with IBM Business Consulting Services for Human Resources Business Transformation Outsourcing (BTO) services. 1. Raytheon Company 2. same 3. 76,400 4. World Wide, w/ locations in Florida 5. Raytheon is an industry leader in defense, government and commercial electronics, space, information technology, technical services, and business aviation and special mission aircraft. 6. Assists in new business start-ups and establishes initial specifications. Develops and updates preventative maintenance programs for manufacturing equipment. Designs and implements modifications to existing equipment and determines specifications and criteria for future equipment. Uses statistical process control in coordination with quality assurance and process engineering. Typical degrees: Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering 7. Here at Raytheon, we place great value on our Student Programs Employees. Our program is structured to maximize your hands-on experience as we develop a lasting relationship with you. 8. Raytheon offers a supportive and open work environment (and a business casual one at that!) where you can learn from and work alongside some of the most respected and knowledgeable leaders in the industry. It's a friendly place... where everyone shares a passion and commitment to going the extra mile to satisfy our customers and our fellow employees. A community-oriented place... where your future and professional development are of the utmost importance. An empowering place... where everyone is given responsibility and accountability, and the freedom to act and make decisions. We place great value on all you have to offer, and in return, give you challenging assignments and responsibility right off the bat. Plus, we offer exceptional training and mentoring programs, as well as opportunities for cross-functional mobility, so you can gain a variety of experience and exposure to some of the world's most incredible technology. 9. The Engineering Leadership Development Program (ELDP) recruits engineers from the current engineer population. Each class of 50 is made up of individuals who have been identified as having demonstrated ability to lead others. They have at least three years of professional experience in their field and have expressed a desire to move into a technical management role. The program features two rotational assignments over the two years. As with all of the LDPs, you are given assignments that will enhance your leadership skills and ensure that you acquire the expertise needed for a successful transition at the end of the program. Through the course of the two-year development process you will be given numerous opportunities to demonstrate your competence in developmental projects and on cross- functional task teams. 10. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract modification not to exceed $250 million from the U. S. Navy for engineering services for the STANDARD Missile program. 1. Company Name and history (any big events) Harris Corporation 2. Parent Company (is the company a subsidiary?) 3. Size of company (number of employees) · 10,000 employees worldwide, including 4000 engineers 4. Locations of company Headquarters in Melbourne/Palm Bay, FL 5. What do they produce? (How do they make their money?) Harris Corporation is an international communications equipment company focused on providing product, system, and service solutions for commercial and government customers. The company’s five operating divisions serve markets for microwave, broadcast, network support, tactical radio, and government communications systems. . 6. What will an industrial engineer do there? Includes the solution of technical manufacturing process and engineering problems. Review and advise on engineering change orders, interpret drawings, interface with suppliers of products/services/equipment. May supervise manufacturing teams - Also included under software engineer on CRC website. 7. Do they have an internship / co-op program? Yes 8. Work environment / culture, if possible to find. (Look for company slogans, etc.) Business Casual, 40hrs week, 80hrs vacation 9. Special programs (such as rotation programs for new hires) N/A 10. Any recent news on company? (mergers, acquisitions, etc) Awarded contracts for Falcon II radio from Turkish and Slovenia Ministries of Defense. 1. Company Name and history (any big events) Office of the Chief of Transportation 2. Parent Company (is the company a subsidiary?) Army 3. Size of company (number of employees) N/A 4. Locations of company – Internships in Virginia, On job training throughout US, Full time placement locations worldwide. 5. What do they produce? (How do they make their money?) As a Logistics Specialist (Transportation), you will learn to provide transportation expertise to support the Army’s Force Projection mission. The field of activity encompasses functional planning, procurement, coordination, and control of the movement of personnel, personal property, and materiel on commercial and military transport. . 6. What will an industrial engineer do there? Job description indicated above. 7. Do they have an internship / co-op program? The Transportation/Logistics Management Intern Program is a dynamic two-year program offering permanent upward mobility positions with the federal government. This two-year program of professional development is accomplished through formal classroom training and a series of rotational on-the-job training with Department of Defense agencies throughout the U.S. Training emphasizes transportation, supply, maintenance, financial management, contract negotiations, and leadership development. 8. Work environment / culture, if possible to find. (Look for company slogans, etc.) Our mission is to manage the Army's transportation civilian employees within the framework of the eight personnel life-cycle management functions oulined in AR 600-3, The Army Personnel Proponent System and as covered in AR 690-950, Civilian Career Management. Our various programs support the accomplishment of these missions. 9. Special programs (such as rotation programs for new hires) Recruitment of individuals is accomplished via the Outstanding Scholar Program, merit promotion, Veteran's Readjustment Act (VRA), and the Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA). Rotational On Job Training. 10. Any recent news on company? (mergers, acquisitions, etc) 1. York International Corporation 2. none 3. 23,000 employees throughout the continents serving nearly every country in the world 4. World Wide 5. YORK International is the largest independent supplier of heating, ventilation, air- conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC&R) systems and solutions in the United States, and a leading competitor globally. Founded in 1874 in York, PA, where the company still maintains its corporate headquarters, YORK is a Fortune 500 company with approximately half of its annual revenue coming from outside North America. YORK designs, manufactures, sells, and services heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems for residential and commercial markets; gas-compression equipment for industrial processing; industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment; and compressors for residential and commercial air-conditioning, as well as refrigeration applications 6. Not mentioned 7. Not mentioned 8. Now operating in the Third Millennium, YORK's global reach transcends the many cultures it touches through a continued commitment to drive its products, services and behaviors to exceed the competition and the customer's expectations. Innovation and intensive research helped shape the company during its years of growth through the 19th and 20th centuries; YORK continues with this maxim in the 21st century - while investing in its most valuable resource of all: its people. The benefit to the individual working within YORK International is an optimized environment in which a qualified employee, regardless of gender, ethnicity, cultural background, race, age, or physical impairment can excel. 9. none listed 10. EDS and York International, a global leader in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry, today announced a 10-year, $426 million information technology (IT) outsourcing agreement. EDS will design, implement and operate a flexible, end-to-end solution to support York's business transformation, including York's global network, desktop and hosting environment. EDS will support York's efforts to focus and invest in the future growth of service in its operations, new product development, enhanced distribution, and the development of new markets. 1. Allegis Group / Aerotek 2. No parent 3. 7000 Employees 4. 250 locations, 6 international locations 5. Allegis Group/ Aerotek is a high performance organization providing contract services and business solutions to clients worldwide. We provide our clients with highly skilled technical and administrative professionals, from high-level consultants to supporting contract employees. Our field offices are located all across the United States, in Canada, and Europe. The world’s top Fortune 500 companies count on us to provide the people they need to continue their history of success. …We are currently seeking high-energy, sales-oriented individuals for our Recruiter position! 6. Majors Recruited All Majors accepted! Attributes Sought Interest in a sales career Previous sales (retail or restaurant)experience preferred Internship in Marketing, Sales or related field 7. Doesn’t look like any internships. No info given 8. Fast paced, team and goal-oriented environment. Dress Code Business Formal. We are business dress, but may change per office/ city. Travel Varies. Our offices cover local businesses, so there is very little travel. Diversity We are constantly looking to hire candidates from any and every background! 9. We are looking for sales oriented individuals to start as a Recruiter and move up into Outside Sales and eventually Sales Management. 1. ASRC Aerospace 2. ASRC Companies Our subsidiaries offer engineering and consulting services, civil construction, oil and gas support services, petroleum refining and distribution, aerospace engineering services, communications, venture capital management and facilities management. ASRC clients range from local to multinational corporations and local to federal governmental agencies. 3. ASRC represents eight villages on the north slope of Alaska; Point Hope, Point Lay, Wainwright, Atqasuk, Barrow, Nuiqsut, Kaktovik and Anaktuvuk Pass. ASRC land is abundant with natural resources. This natural resource based corporation employs 6000 people, has a growing shareholder population of 9000, and has title to approximately five million acres of land. A founding principle of ASRC is respect for the Inupiat heritage. 4. Not stated 5. ASRC Aerospace Corporation is the prime contractor for the University-Affiliated Spaceport Technology Development Contract (USTDC) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. USTDC is developing advanced spaceport technologies and systems that will enable safe, reliable, and low cost access to space. The effort includes management of complex applied research, development, and technology projects, delivery of products and services to Expendable Launch Vehicle (ELV) and Shuttle customers in the areas of spaceport and range systems and equipment, and operation and maintainence of a variety of assigned on-site facilities, laboratories, and test beds. . 6. The family of companies of ASRC extend into the professional fields of engineering, financial management, oil and gas support services, petroleum refining and distribution, civil construction and communications 7. No info 8. ASRC recognizes the importance we place on stewardship of our lands for the benefit of our shareholders; development of our human and financial resources; and fostering of our relationships with North Slope villages. These objectives build on the accomplishments of our first quarter century and set the stage for future growth, profitability and other achievements 9. None stated 10. Nope Y12 National Security Complex http://www.y12.doe.gov 1. Company Name and History BXWTY-12, LLC operates the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee for the US Dept. of Energy 2. Parent Company Y12 operates under the direction of the US Dept. of Energy 3. Size of Company large 4. Locations of Company Oak Ridge, Tennessee 5. What do they produce? National Defense technology 6. What will an industrial engineer do there? (no specific information) 7. Do they have an internship/coop program? Yes, they have both a summer internship and a semester coop program. 8. Work environment/culture Governmental 9. Special programs none found 10. Recent news? Y-12 Starts Construction of Special Materials Facility 1. CDM 2. None 3. 3600 employees 4. Nationwide 5. CDM is a global, full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm helping public and private clients improve the environment and infrastructure. Since 1947, we have been providing innovative solutions developed through strong client relationships of mutual trust and respect and a commitment to quality and integrity. From a three-person firm in Cambridge to today's staff of more than 3,600 worldwide, CDM has grown and diversified with our clients' needs in mind. Our mission is to reach one goal—yours—by providing the right total solutions. 6. By providing a challenging and progressive working environment, CDM attracts the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and to grow. CDM's career opportunities span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations. The environmental and infrastructure projects that the women and men of CDM plan, design, build, and operate are as diverse as the needs of our clients. We work as integrated teams to deliver safe drinking water, protect water resources, treat municipal and industrial wastewater, meet transportation needs, construct treatment plants and industrial facilities, optimize operations, plan manufacturing and distribution systems, manage solid and hazardous waste, develop information management systems, and more. CDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 7. Not stated 8. At CDM, we pride ourselves on providing a unique and stimulating work environment, and are serious about our commitment to every staff member. We focus on recruiting and retaining the best people in the industry and supporting their efforts to learn and grow. Our in-house training program, CDM University, offers a full complement of courses that foster technical, business, and personal development. By providing a challenging and progressive work environment, CDM will continue to attract diverse, talented professionals. It is through this commitment to our staff of the best and the brightest that we will maintain our position as an industry leader throughout the world. 9. At CDM, professional development means both the opportunity to work on some of the world's most challenging environmental projects and access to programs designed to encourage continuous learning and development. The philosophy of CDM is that professional growth never stops. No matter what stage you are at in your career, you will find projects, people, and resources to help you go further. CDM University - CDM's corporate training program provides training and continuing education opportunities that further the firm's business goals and the employees' career development. CDMU is accredited to offer professional development hours to support professional certification and registration requirements. Professional Certification - CDM is committed to supporting professional registrations and certifications, and has several policies and programs in place to help achieve them. Currently, CDM employs more American Academy of Environmental Engineering diplomates than any other consulting firm. Professional Organizations - CDM supports membership and active participation in professional organizations to encourage continued learning and to advance practice in the profession. Civic Involvement - CDM encourages active involvement in civic and community organizations that benefit the communities in which we work. Skill Building on Projects - At CDM, employees have the opportunity to work on highly complex projects that have significant impact on the environment and infrastructure. Project assignments are handled by a senior group of managers who encourage opportunities for mentoring, continued challenge, and professional growth. 1. Exxon Mobil 2. Nope 3. Not stated 4. World Wide 5. Welcome to ExxonMobil. Formed by the combination of two high-caliber organizations, Exxon and Mobil, the company is an industry leader in almost every aspect of the energy and petrochemical business. Our organization structure is built on a concept of global businesses and is designed to allow ExxonMobil to compete most effectively in the ever-changing and challenging worldwide energy industry 6. IE not mentioned 7. At ExxonMobil we believe that the continuous development of our people, and promotion from within to recognize that development, is the best way to ensure that we have the high calibre leadership that is required to keep us out front in our industry. Student placements play a vital role in our sourcing strategy for that top talent. The goals of ExxonMobil's student placement programs are: to identify and recruit the brightest and the best university students for regular employment upon graduation to provide students with a valuable, productive, and rewarding work experience through exposure to the people, projects, and work processes of ExxonMobil in a way that builds upon their academic studies, current skills and previous work experiences to provide the student and ExxonMobil with an opportunity to mutually assess each other in terms of potential fit relative to regular employment after graduation The opportunities for students are as varied as the language used to describe them. In different parts of the world opportunities exist for: Summer Jobs (3-4 months) Summer Internships (3-4 months) Vacation Employment (3-4 months) Paid Summer Courses (3-4 months) Co-Op Work Terms (4-12 months) Internships (8-18 months) Industrial Placements (12 months) Professional Year (12-18 months) ExxonMobil's student placement programs vary by affiliate and country. Please check out their recruiting websites and your local university Career/Placement Center for more information. 8. You have beliefs and values that are core to who you are. ExxonMobil adheres to a set of guiding principles that define who we are. An integral part of those guiding principles is our commitment to set an example as a caring and responsible corporate citizen in our own backyard and around the world. Over the years, we have repeatedly earned our rankings as a top-rated Fortune 500 company by flawlessly executing our business plans and by strictly adhering to our business ethics and standards. By having every employee commit to our Standards of Business Conduct in everything that they do, you can count on us being in those top Fortune 500 ranks again next year...and the year after that....and the year after that... We think that ExxonMobil is a company that you can be proud of. We sure are! 9. Above 1. Lowe’s Companies Inc 2. nope 3. 130000 employees 4. 950 domestic 5. General Information With fiscal year 2002 sales of $26.5 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE 100 company that serves approximately nine million customers a week at more than 925 home improvement stores in 45 states. In 2003, FORTUNE named Lowe's America's Most Admired Specialty Retailer. Based in Mooresville, N.C. (just above Charlotte), the 57-year old company is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com Lowe's is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Website http://lowes.com Products and Services Retail Home Improvement Superstores. Our 950+ stores serve over nine million customers per week in 46 states. Divisions / Departments Lowe's corporate office is staffed with a full range of functional areas including: Accounting Finance Distribution Human Resources Logistics Loss Prevention Merchandising Marketing & Advertising Strategic Planning Achievements Recognized as 'America's Most Admired Specialty Retailer' in 2003. Fortune 100 Company (#60) Future of Our Company Lowe's is in the middle of the most aggressive expansion in company history, with plans to open 140 stores in 2004, and 150 stores in 2005. 6. Distribution Center Coach The Coach reports to the Operations Manager of the Distribution Center and ensures that accuracy and production standards are met, that a safe work place exists, and that damages within the Distribution Center are eliminated. The Coach is a front-line supervisor who handles management responsibilities over the team members under his/her supervision in one of the following specialties: shipping, building, or receiving. Each Coach has management responsibilities over 20-50 team members. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, have the ability to manage both people and operation processes, and be able to balance multiple tasks and work under the pressure of deadlines. 7. Internships Lowe's offers internships in the corporate office in North Carolina in the summer. The internship positions are posted at lowes.com/careers in the December/January timeframe. Many departments have hosted interns, including Marketing, Logistics, Loss Prevention, Distribution and Accounting. You must be a current student in a college or university to be eligible for Lowe's internships. Other eligibility requirements apply. Many departments have hosted interns, including Marketing, Logistics, MIS and Accounting. If you are interested in an internship, be sure to check the website and apply on-line. 8. Lowe's is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to making employment decisions, affecting both applicants and employees, that are fair and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristics protected under law. However, valuing diversity at Lowe's means more than complying with the law. Valuing diversity is a strategic priority for Lowe's. We recognize that we offer home improvement products and services to every person in the United States – a nation built upon the diverse talents, cultures and perspective of the human race. Accordingly, we strive to make diversity and inclusion a natural part of the way we do business. Like our country, Lowe's employees represent a talented and diverse workforce. Leveraging the full potential of this diverse talent is a business priority. We're making diversity and inclusion a natural part of the way we do business. It is who we are, what we believe, and how we behave. This is important to Lowe's not only because it is good human relations, but also because it is good business. 9. None listed 1. Northrop Grumman 2. nope 3. 120,000 employees 4. operations in all 50 states and 25 countries 5. Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $25 billion global defense company, headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in systems integration, defense electronics, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding and space technology. With approximately 120,000 employees and operations in all 50 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers. Northrop Grumman Corporation is divided into seven business sectors. Below is a listing and description of each sector. To find out specific product, program or service information, click on the sector name below (in bold) and you will be taken to that sector's home page: Electronic Systems Our Electronic Systems sector is a world leading provider of airborne radar, navigation systems, electronic countermeasures, precision weapons, airspace management systems, space systems, marine and naval systems, communications systems, government systems and logistics services. Information Technology Our Information Technology sector delivers full life-cycle solutions that meet mission, enterprise and infrastructure needs in information systems and services; C4ISR; strategic security; engineering and science; training and simulation; base and range operations; and enterprise IT solutions and products. Mission Systems Our Mission Systems sector is a leading global integrator of complex, mission-enabling systems and services. The sector's technology leadership spans command, control and intelligence systems; missile systems and technical and management services. Integrated Systems Our Integrated Systems sector designs, develops, produces and supports network-enabled integrated systems and sub-systems for U.S. government, civil and international customers. It also supports the military with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; battle management command and control; and integrated strike warfare. Newport News Our Newport News sector is the nation's sole designer, builder and refueler of nuclear- powered aircraft carriers and one of only two companies capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines. The sector also provides services for a wide array of naval and commercial vessels. Ship Systems Our Ship Systems sector is one of the nation's leading full service systems companies for the design, engineering, construction, and life cycle support of major surface ships for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and international navies, and for commercial vessels of all types. Space Technology Our Space Technology sector develops a broad range of systems at the leading edge of space, defense and electronics technology. The sector is a leading developer of military and civil space systems, satellite payloads and advanced technologies from high-power lasers to high-performance microelectronics 6. Title: Systems Engineer Location: Reston, Virginia Sector: Mission Systems Description: Entry level systems engineering positions to conduct performance and accuracy analyses of the Minuteman and Peacekeeper missile systems. Trajectory algorithms are utilized in the simulation and reconstruction of guided and non guided flight. Systems analysis is performed to characterize flight performance, and to evaluate missile guidance and reentry vehicle error contributors. Requirements: Candidate should be knowledgeable in some or all of the following area; orbital mechanics, flight dynamics, signal processing, and statistical mathematics. Ability to obtain DoD Security Clearance required. Degees: BS required, MS desired in Aerospace Engineering, Math or Electrical Engineering 7. Internships An internship with Northrop Grumman can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your college years - and a great way to get a headstart on your career after college. Each sector of our company treats internships somewhat differently. Please click on the sector links to the left to learn more about the sectors' Internship programs and explore their current opportunities. When you find a sector that has an opportunity that fits your interests and qualifications, follow the instructions given to apply. Internship Eligibility Most placements involve students in their junior or senior years, or in graduate-level programs, though we sometimes do consider freshman or sophomores with particularly strong backgrounds who have exhibited a strong interest in Northrop Grumman programs or technologies. Assignments The department or functional group to which the intern is assigned develops an internship plan, taking into account the intern's academic background, interests and other needs. In many cases, the intern will work with an experienced/senior employee, who will provide guidance and assistance on a specific project or task. In other cases, interns work independently on a specific problem or effort with staff oversight and assistance. Interns receive feedback on an ongoing basis, and usually receive a formal evaluation at the end of their internship. The majority of Northrop Grumman internship opportunities occur during the summer months (May through August). Part-time internships and co-ops during the school year typically occur as an extension of a summer assignment or as a special program with a specific university. Any special programs of this nature would be coordinated and publicized through the university career center at that particular school. How to Apply Please click on the sector links to the left to review their current Internship opportunities. When you find a sector that has an opportunity that fits your interests and qualifications, follow the instructions given to apply. Our intern positions require that you are able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance. Therefore, U.S. citizenship is required. 8. What does it mean to work at Northrop Grumman? It means becoming an important part of an extraordinary company. Today's Northrop Grumman has grown to be a lot more than an aircraft manufacturer. True, we build some of the most important and dynamic aircraft flying, including the B-2 Spirit and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter — but that's where we begin, not where we end. Northrop Grumman is the world's largest shipbuilder. A leading systems integrator. A pioneer in space systems. And the U.S. government's largest provider of information technology. We are a company committed to the highest standards of business conduct and technical excellence in each of our distinct segments of business, also known as Operating Sectors: Electronic Systems – The most advanced ideas in the air. Or anyplace else. Information Technology – The integration of systems, enterprises and security. Integrated Systems – The intersection of network and battlefield. Mission Systems – Complex challenges, advanced solutions. Newport News – Where sea power is born. Ship Systems – The most innovative ideas ever to set sail. Space Technology – For us, the adventure is just beginning. Northrop Grumman Corporation – Welcome to central command. 9. above 1. SAIC 2. Nope 3. EMPLOYEES 41000 4. LOCATIONS 150 domestic, 27 international 5. General Information Founded by Dr. J.R. Beyster and a small group of scientist in 1969, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)is the nation's largest employee-owned research and engineering company, providing information technology, system integration, business products, and services to both commercial and government customers. SAIC's vision is to build a preeminent professional services organization renowned for its contributions in information technology, telecommunications, health, defense, energy,environment, and criminal justice. At SAIC, we value quality and customer satisfaction, expert-based technology service delivery, ethical business practices, and entrepreneurial spirit/employee ownership. 6. Majors Recruited The majors most frequently recruited for are Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. Attributes Sought SAIC seeks talented individuals who are self-motivated, great communicators, strong workers, with an entrepreneurial spirit. We look for those individuals who possess excellent problem-solving skills and also have the ability to work well in teams. 7. Internship and Co-op Programs SAIC's Internship Program provides qualified candidates with meaningful work experience to supplement and enhance their academic programs. In addition, the internship experience will provide the opportunity for students to establish effective mentoring relationships with a professional technical and business staff. SAIC actively recruits college students for paid internship and co-op positions. You will join a team that is known for delivering definitive solutions that span the boundaries of government programs, national priorities and commercial interests. Most positions are available in the summer; however, openings are also available during the school year. We invite you to view our Internship Opportunities, and apply to any that interest you. Note: Internships are available in several offices across the country, with the majority located in Northern Virginia and San Diego, California. 8. SAIC's environment encourages employees to meet the highest standards of quality and ethical conduct, to grow professionally, and to reap the rewards of employee ownership. Through our Workforce Diversity and entrepreneurial culture, we attract motivated, talented people and encourage competitive excellence and growth by giving employees the freedom to develop businesses related to their professional interests. Those who take initiative, who think and act like owners, thrive in SAIC's unique environment and growing company. SAIC offers many types of Training which lets our employee owners attain their professional development goals in a flexible, business-centered, supportive environment that promotes continuing education. Learn more about the Benefits offered as an SAIC employee, including SAIC's stock system based on employee ownership. SAIC also recognizes its employees through various Awards & Recognition programs for their success in reducing company costs, publishing technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and developing systems for customers 9. Employees at SAIC are provided opportunities to increase their skills and stay current in an ever-changing technical world. SAIC's computer-based training program makes 350 courses available to employees through their desktop computers or on CD Rom. One business unit has purchased laptop computers as loaners for employees. SAIC also provides tuition assistance to encourage employees to complete certificates or degrees. For those majoring in information systems engineering and software systems engineering, SAIC provides stock incentives. SAIC's senior-level technical and administrative leaders mentor protégé through the Leadership 2000 program. Last year, 46% of the participants were women and 14% were minorities. SAIC's international business program curriculum includes topics such as cultural patterns and diversity in Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Virtual University What is SAIC's Virtual University? It is how our company characterizes the vast array of professional development opportunities available to SAIC's employee owners. Utilizing classroom training opportunities throughout the country and abroad, multimedia and distance learning, a tuition assistance plan, university partnerships, and specialized company-sponsored workshops, employees have the ability to stay current with or ahead of the market and contribute to the growth of the company. SAIC employee owners can attain their professional development goals in a flexible, business-centered, supportive environment that promotes continuing education. Interactive Training SAIC is committed to providing access to over 350 interactive training courses for all employees. This provides comprehensive training in information systems technologies for all user levels. The courses range from standard Microsoft desktop applications to programming and high-end technical certification curricula. The training is self-paced and provides an education-on-demand approach. Making courses available to our employees on-line via SAIC's Intranet or by CD ROM ensures that they have an affordable and convenient way to maintain and increase their technical competence. With these courses, employees have new opportunities for professional development, and our customers reap the benefits of their expanded skills and knowledge. 1. Company Name and history (any big events) Driltech Missions, LLC 2. Parent Company (is the company a subsidiary?) Sandvik is a multinational high-technology engineering group. Our corporate head office is located in Sandviken, Sweden, where the company was founded in 1862. 3. Size of company (number of employees) In 2002 Sandvik (parent company) employed 37,000 people in 130 countries and had a revenue of 49 billion SEK (5.7 billion USD). Driltech has over 6500 personnel 4. Locations of company Based in Alachua, in north central Florida the facility incorporates all the rotary and DTH drill rig fabrication operations and corporate offices into one expansive plant. Driltech Mission DTH division is located in Mansfield, Texas in a spacious new manufacturing facilty and manufactures a full line of DTH percussive hammers, DTH tools and drill bits. Also Sweden, Austria and India. 5. What do they produce? (How do they make their money?) At Driltech Mission, LLC, a Sandvik Company, we manufacture quality percussive drills for mines, quarries, construction, and water operations. . 6. What will an industrial engineer do there? No specific answer. 7. Do they have an internship / co-op program? Take open applications for jobs. No specifications on internships, etc. 8. Work environment / culture, if possible to find. (Look for company slogans, etc.) N/A. 9. Special programs (such as rotation programs for new hires) 10. Any recent news on company? (mergers, acquisitions, etc) (Newest news on their website) Sandvik Rock Processing is set launching ASRi™: a new, "intelligent" regulation system for monitoring its Hydrocone® crushers. True to the little "i" in its name, ASRi is an intelligent system that provides the operator with a wealth of useful information regarding the crusher's operating conditions (past and present) and thus helps the operator to manage valuable crushing equipment in the most intelligent way. This impacts positively on product quality and operating efficiency, whilst minimising downtime 1. Southwestern Co. This is not really a company looking for industrial engineers. This is from their webpage: Southwestern's Mission The Southwestern Company’s mission is simple: To be the best organization in the world at helping young people develop the skills – and the character – they need to achieve their goals in life. We build people: the people who sell our products; the consumers who benefit from them; and the people who become members of our team of employees. We build people. And those people are building a great company. Our History The Southwestern Company has been located in Nashville, Tennessee since 1855, and began helping students finance their education by selling books in 1868. Southwestern markets family-oriented educational reference books and software through a sales force of over 3,000 students each summer. What We Do Students who participate in the program represent approximately 350 colleges and universities from the United States, Canada, and Europe. Our products are sold to families in their homes by these students during their summer breaks. These students are independent contractors and have the opportunity to run their own businesses by purchasing products from Southwestern at wholesale and selling them to customers at retail. Associations Southwestern is a member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce – Bristol, England, and a Charter Member of the Better Business Bureau of Middle Tennessee. In addition, we are a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers and all six of its regional divisions and the Association of Graduate Recruiters (United Kingdom). Southwestern is also a member of the Direct Selling Associations (DSA) of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. As a Direct Selling Association (DSA) member, The Southwestern Company has pledged to adhere to the Code of Ethics set forth by the DSA. As a condition of admission and continuing membership in the DSA, Southwestern is bound to abide by the code's standards and procedures. The DSA Code of Ethics speaks to both the consumer and the seller. It ensures that member companies will make no statements or promises that might mislead either consumers or prospective sales people. Sounds fishy to me, but you guys can judge on your own – Trey 1. UTC – Pratt Whitney 2. United Tech. Corp 3. Not listed 4. We call upon and use the full potential of our multi-racial, multi-cultural workforce in more than 1900 locations around the world. 5. Pratt & Whitney is a pioneer in flight and in technology, a company steeped in history yet focused on the future. We gave pilots the confidence to soar above the clouds. We made it possible to cross oceans and continents in hours, not days. We made it possible to fly around the world in wide-bodied comfort. Over the years, we have patented hundreds of innovations, from heat-resistant coatings to aerodynamic blades – technologies that make air travel more cost effective, more comfortable and more dependable. Today, Pratt & Whitney engines power nearly half of the world's commercial fleet. Every few seconds – more than 20,000 times a day – a Pratt & Whitney-powered airliner takes flight somewhere in the world. Our military engines power the Air Force's front line fighters today – the F-15 and F-16 – and our F119 and F135 engines will power the front line fighters of the future – the F/A- 22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Our rocket engines send payloads into orbit at 20,000 miles per hour. Our gas turbines are also used to generate electricity in a growing number of locations. And Pratt & Whitney Canada is the world's leading producer of engines for corporate jets, commuter aircraft and helicopters. Today's competitive aviation industry demands far more than power from an aircraft engine. It demands thrust at the lowest possible cost and the highest level of reliability. We provide our customers with the services they need to concentrate on flying people and cargo safely around the world. In a business that shrinks the globe, Pratt & Whitney is truly worldwide. We have representatives in 76 cities in 47 nations. Our partnerships and joint ventures in Asia and Europe extend our reach and keep us at the forefront of flight. Since 1925, Pratt & Whitney's engines have broken the barriers of time, the distances between people and places. Today, our purpose and our driving spirit remain unchanged: to provide unprecedented power that ignites the imagination and moves the world. 6. Engineering Pratt & Whitney's engineers continue to explore new materials, processes and designs and create solutions for faster and more efficient engines. Our opportunities for the brightest minds in engineering will continue to be unmatched. Analytical Engineering Analytical engineers are involved in every phase of propulsion system engineering. They examine theoretical new concepts and innovations, refining them for use in an engine under development. Controls Engineering Developing unique concepts associated with electronics/hydro-mechanical control system components and technologies, you will design and follow engine control systems and components from conceptual design through fabrication, subsystem testing, engine evaluation, and ultimately supporting flight test program activities at airframe and government facilities. Design Engineering From conceptualizing and designing hardware to refining the designs and finally testing them, Pratt & Whitney's design engineers have the satisfaction of following their projects from inception to fruition as part of a flying machine. Manufacturing Engineering At Pratt & Whitney, manufacturing engineers have hands-on involvement in developing new techniques, applying new processes and exploring new materials to create and manufacture better, more affordable engines. Materials Engineering Pratt & Whitney engineers and scientists own thousands of patents, many in the field of materials and materials processing. With our constant exploration and development of new substances, our materials engineers have many exciting challenges ahead. Project Engineering In this exciting position, you will work with technical areas, manufacturing, suppliers and the development organization to manage the validation of parts and modules, as well as support overall engine development. In addition, you will be responsible for developing balanced decisions between technical requirements, schedule, cost and quality. Test Engineering Finding out how much an engine can take is the responsibility of our test engineers, who are challenged with planning instrumentation, testing parameters and accumulating data to substantiate or refute design specifications. Software Engineering Project work involves CAD/CAM/CAE, virtual engine modeling, embedded software, controls, Assembly Language on PowerPCs, digital processors, engine data acquisition and processing and rule-based design. Current technologies include Unigraphics, Sun, C/C++, Ada, Java, Perl, Motif, Fortran and Unix. 7. Pratt & Whitney knows that tomorrow's frontiers will be explored by today's brightest minds. To ensure our ability to shape the future of aerospace technologies, we focus on recruiting ambitious, innovative achievers and helping them maximize their potential. Our Intern/Co-op Programs create the platform for your professional growth and development and provide a head start on building your career credentials. Working side-by-side with the industry's top people in some of the world's most technologically-advanced facilities, you'll earn a good income while you learn the very latest techniques in the business. Through a combination of classroom work and practical experience, with alternating periods of attendance at college and Co-op employment at Pratt & Whitney, you'll have opportunities to integrate theory and practice, confirm your career choices and help finance your education. As part of our Co-op and Intern Programs, you'll benefit from supervised and comprehensive on-the-job training in your field of professional endeavor - and you'll be encouraged to contribute your fresh ideas in an environment that ignites the imagination and brings innovative results. In Connecticut, Co-op students are hired in 2 waves of 6 months each: First Wave Spring Semester: January-June Second Wave Fall Semester: July-December Summer Internships are also available. Click here to apply online 8. We have a presence in 183 countries, so we have to look at the world from all perspectives. As a part of United Technologies we recognize that our strength comes from the individuals who work in our global businesses. More than 55% of United Technology Corporation's total revenues are generated outside of the U.S. We call upon and use the full potential of our multi-racial, multi-cultural workforce in more than 1900 locations around the world. Our business plan and long-term operational objectives reflect our desire to excel in demographic diversity. We were recognized by our government and received the Department of Labor's prestigious Opportunity 2000 Award for advancement of women and minorities in our workforce. We're proud to have created an environment that draws upon the experiences of so many individuals and can only expand the possibilities for our customers and employees alike. 9. At Pratt & Whitney, we make tremendous investments in the development of our employees. It is our belief that having the most skilled and prepared work force enables our company to create and seize opportunities for continued growth and achievement in the aerospace industry. Candidates for Pratt & Whitney's career development programs are selected through interviews, careful review of college curriculum, scholastic records, participation in extracurricular activities, leadership potential, team orientation and work experience, with emphasis on co-op experience. Financial Leadership Program (FLP) The United Technologies Financial Leadership Program (FLP) is the premier entry point in United Technologies Corporation for people who have recently earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting or finance. The FLP is a two year rotational training program consisting of four six-month work assignments. Rotational assignments are available in accounting and finance departments throughout Pratt & Whitney, Carrier, Hamilton Sundstrand, Otis, Sikorsky and United Technologies Corporation Corporate Headquarters. The FLP originated at Pratt & Whitney and has a strong history of developing successful finance professionals throughout United Technologies Corporation. Building from its proven success at Pratt & Whitney, the FLP is now a United Technologies Corporation- wide program offering opportunities for individuals to experience the various industries of United Technologies Corporation. A bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is required. Candidates should demonstrate high academic standing, excellent analytical and communication skills and leadership in extracurricular activities. Rotations begin in January and July. To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please visit our United Technologies Corporation FLP Web site. Back to top » Leadership Associate Program/Leadership Development Program (LAP/LDP) The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a Pratt & Whitney company-wide program that prepares people for future leadership roles within the company. It is an 18-month program designed to broaden participants' understanding of Pratt & Whitney and refine skills in leadership, project management, problem solving and decision making. Participants rotate through three challenging six-month assignments anywhere in the company. This unique program will allow you to learn about our company as an organization, providing cross-functional training and exposure to ensure the development of your full leadership potential. A Program Manager will provide you with a general introduction to your business unit upon your arrival; however, because of your unique position, you are likely to discover that many of your questions will remain unanswered – the program allows a lot of flexibility and self-initiative. Eligible participants must have the following: Bachelors degree MBA or Masters in Management Science Five to ten years work experience Strong performance appraisal ratings Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills Back to top » Supply Management Leadership Program Participants are provided with a comprehensive understanding of product design and delivery and its relationship to overall business performance and customer satisfaction. Typically, candidates for this program possess a bachelors degree in engineering (manufacturing, mechanical or industrial with a minor or double major in business), operations management or business (with a minor in science or engineering discipline). Back to top » Manufacturing Engineer Development Program (MEDP) The Manufacturing Engineering Development Program (MEDP) is an entry-level program, which prepares candidates for a career in the fast-paced, high technology world of aerospace manufacturing. Manufacturing engineering development occurs with classroom training and customized on-the-job assignments. The two-year program provides four six-month, hands-on assignments, which are complemented by more than 600 hours of technical training. The MEDP program is structured to allow for individual development with coaching and mentoring. Upon completion of the MEDP, participants will have a solid base in manufacturing, design for manufacturing, integrated product teams, solid models, manufacturing processes, tooling and fixtures, gages and inspection, machine tool application and methods, CNC, manufacturing quality systems and continuous improvement 'Kaizen' methods. At the conclusion of the development program, graduates will be prepared to assume a full-time assignment as a Manufacturing Engineer in one of Pratt & Whitney's Module Centers. Candidates should have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering/ Technology. Experience in manufacturing is highly desirable. Back to top » Quality Assurance Development Program (QADP) Pratt & Whitney offers engineering graduates a program that will help maximize their quality, manufacturing, and leadership skills: the Quality Assurance Development Program (QADP). Through this program, participants develop a functional and cultural base of quality assurance skills necessary to prepare them for significant technical assignments in the manufacturing environment within Pratt & Whitney. The QADP is a two-year rotational program consisting of eight rotations and additional classroom training. Rotations include Material Control Lab, Shop Quality Engineering (2), Supplier Quality Assurance, Customer, Assembly & Test, Product Recall and Internal Audit. The rotational program assignments allow trainees to develop a broad technical background in all aspects of the manufacturing world at Pratt & Whitney. They also develop a network of contacts that are useful in future assignments. On a quarterly basis, trainees make presentations to senior QA management on their experiences in the program. Careful guidance is given to assure that all participants will have a solid understanding of Pratt & Whitney's complex Quality Systems that prepares them to assume one of the many Quality Assurance positions in the Manufacturing Division. Candidates should have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Materials, Metallurgy, Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering/Technology, and they should also have exceptional interpersonal skills. Co-op experience in a manufacturing environment is highly desirable. 1. US Department of State 2. President of USA 3. Big company 4. Domestic and international positions available 5. The U.S. Department of State uses diplomacy to promote and protect American interests. To achieve our mission, we: Manage diplomatic relations with other countries and international institutions Promote peace and stability in regions of vital interest Support U.S. businesses at home and abroad, acting as experts in host-country markets and business practices, and identifying opportunities for American firms Help developing nations establish stable economic environments Provide information and services for citizens traveling and living abroad, including issuing passports for U.S. citizens - more than seven million issues in 2000 Issue visas for foreigners wishing to enter the United States 6. Architect/Engineer/Facilities Management/Real Estate Ready to apply your practical and creative problem-solving skills worldwide? You will help to design, build, acquire and maintain embassies, consulates, residences, office buildings and compounds around the world. Criminal Investigator Choose a career in the protection of America. Our investigators are qualified to carry weapons, have arrest authority and provide a variety of security functions. Your responsibilities could range from conducting background investigations on personnel, passport and visa fraud investigations, counterintelligence, to other criminal investigations. Other responsibilities could also include investigating alleged espionage incidences and conducting damage assessments. Electronic Engineers For the U.S. Department of State to operate effectively, it must make the most of highly advanced electronic systems and devices to communicate, remain secure and operate worldwide. You will be responsible for work related to the design, development and enhancement of these systems and devices. Information Technology Specialist Like any large organization, the U.S. Department of State runs on information. You will be responsible for designing and implementing systems and procedures to meet daily goals for the rapid sharing and storing of information worldwide. Security Specialist Take on the vital job of protecting U.S. and overseas personnel, property, buildings and information against terrorists, foreign intelligence agents and criminals. You will develop and implement comprehensive security programs and procedures, and educate our employees on counterintelligence and vulnerabilities that might be exploited by foreign intelligence. 7. What is the Cooperative Education Program? It's when you, your school, and the U.S. Department of State get together for the good of your career. It's classroom studies and on-the-job training. It's how you can serve your nation while receiving the experience you need for the job of your choice. In this program, you'll apply theories and work on projects that give real-life meaning to your classroom instruction. Scheduling is flexible and you could alternate full-time work with full semesters or quarters of study, or there may be part-time work available while you pursue your studies. You will earn a paycheck right from the start and become automatically eligible for paid vacations and holidays, health and life insurance coverage, and retirement and investment plans What could a student internship mean to you at the U.S. Department of State? It's an opportunity for you to get an inside look at the different types of positions and responsibilities available in foreign affairs. Think of it as taking a career test ride before you actually have to decide what you are going to do with your life. You can also gain valuable work experience that will help you in virtually every endeavor, whether you choose to work in government or in the private sector. Then there's the added benefit of feeling good about knowing you are really doing something worthwhile for your nation. At the U.S. Department of State, we like to say we're the face of America to the world. As an intern, you will be, too. Some of our students work in Washington, DC, and others have the opportunity to work at an embassy overseas. Positions are both paid and unpaid, and many are available during spring, summer or fall. Eligibility requirements 60 or more semester hours, or 90-quarter hours must be completed by the time the internship begins. A broad range of academic majors is sought in areas such as Business, Public Administration, Social Work, Economics, Information Management, Journalism and Biological, Physical or Engineering Sciences; intern duties and responsibilities vary according to post or office assignment, from scientific/technical tasks to administrative projects to logistical support. For overseas assignments, applicants must present evidence of medical insurance coverage. All students must be available to begin their internship within the appropriate timetable Application Timetable. Interns typically serve for one semester or quarter during their academic year, or for a minimum of 10 weeks during the summer, and work 40 hours per week. US citizenship and good academic standing are required, along with the successful completion of a background investigation, and the ability to receive either a Secret or Top Secret clearance. Random employee drug testing will be performed. Additional Information Regarding Overseas Internships While there are many opportunities for overseas internships, it is difficult to anticipate the needs of our embassies and consulates. There are several factors that influence whether or not a particular embassy or consulate will host an intern. Therefore, we are unable to provide a precise listing of overseas opportunities. Please apply to the bureaus (maximum of two) that interest you. Once qualified, your application will be forwarded to those bureaus. 8. Few careers can do so much for your life as a position within the U.S. Department of State. The Foreign Service isn't just a job, it is a way of life, taking you around the world, experiencing new cultures and learning new languages along the way. As a Civil Service professional, Washington, D.C., will most likely be your home base, giving you access to the cultural diversity and national treasures of our nation's capital. Student internships allow numerous opportunities to put academic knowledge to work outside the classroom, while experiencing firsthand the taste of a career in foreign affairs. Working at the U.S. Department of State will challenge you. Your career will challenge your family. The quality of your life and of your family's will be met with numerous well-established programs and services including educational opportunities, family- member employment opportunities, and a progressive federal benefits program. We will be there to back you. Are you up to the challenge? 9. above 1. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. In 1962 Sam Walton opened his first variety store in Arkansas. (He put up 95 percent of the money himself) 2. Parent Company. They also own Sam’s Club. It says that they worked with Proctor and Gamble but not if they are partners. 3. Huge Company. Wal-Mart Generated almost $256 billion in global revenue. Didn’t give and estimate of employees. 4. Didn’t say 5. Wal-Mart is still a variety store offering many different products in one central location. 6. Wal-Mart has a special department called Distributing and Logistics. If hired I believe that an industrial engineer would work in this department trying to improve their already efficient ordering scheme. 7. Yes. But they weren’t very specific about it. 8. They have 3 basic beliefs: 1) Respect for the individual 2) Service to our customers 3) Strive for excellence 9. They have a management program for new hire business students but I didn’t find anything for industrial engineering. 10. Won America’s Most Admired Company 2003 by Fortune Magazine. 1. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. One of 4 remaining publicly owned shipyards in the nation. 2. Parent Company. 3. About 4300. 4. Located in Boston, Massachusetts 5. The primary mission of the shipyard today is the overhaul, repair, modernization or Los Angeles Class nuclear power submarines. Duties include, but are not limited to: analyzing management problems and initiating productivity studies to provide alternatives; applying process analysis and flow process analysis using advanced industrial engineering techniques such as linear programming, simulations and other mathematical analyses to investigate inter/intra-organizational operations to identify improvements; assembling and evaluating data; analyzing manpower requirements; etc. 6. Duties include, but are not limited to: providing advance planning; field engineering services to the waterfront; in process inspections; dockside and at-sea testing and certification; formulating test programs and operating procedures; providing engineering guidance and support; preparing and reviewing correspondence, memos, technical instructions/reports, estimates, etc.; reviewing and evaluating test results; troubleshooting; etc. 7. No internship program 8. Culture: They work with the military so it’s probably pretty structured. 9. None listed 10. N\A 1. Lehman Brothers, an innovator in global finance, serves the financial needs of corporations, governments and municipalities, institutional clients, and high-net-worth individuals worldwide. Founded in 1850, Lehman Brothers maintains leadership positions in equity and fixed income sales, trading and research, investment banking, private equity, and private client services. The Firm is headquartered in New York, London, and Tokyo and operates in a network of offices around the world 2. Parent Company 3. 13,000 employees 4. 26 Domestic Locations 20 International Locations 5. Lehman Brothers earns revenue by providing financial help to high end companies and individuals. 6. An industrial engineer would be an Operations Analyst. Lehman Brothers’ Operations Summer Analyst Program provides college Juniors with a ten week summer internship in the Operations Division. Summer Analysts will be exposed to the daily flow of business and become valuable members of their teams. In addition, Interns are often asked to assist in a variety of special projects within their assigned business group. Each Intern’s on-the-job training is supplemented with a finance curriculum, business seminars, case studies, tours of the financial exchanges and a mentoring program. Finance curriculum/business seminars may include: •History of Wall Street and Intro to the Capital Markets •Overview of Operations Areas such as: o Fixed Income Operations o Equity Middle Office o Information and Exposure Management o Clearance and Custody Services o Branch Operations 7. Yes. 8. The company tries for a One Firm mentality where they operate excellently and effectively. 9. The job listing above is a special program 10. International Financing Bank of the year Corporate Finance Deal of the Year, etc. 1. Kraft Foods Inc. In 1903, 29-year-old James L. Kraft moved to Chicago, where he started selling cheese to grocers from a horse-drawn wagon. 2. Parent Company. Own Oreos, kol-aid, Maxwell house, Post, etc. 3. Huge Company 4. Kraft has locations all around the world. Not sure which one is hiring here 5. As mentioned above, they produce many food products. 6. At Kraft, an industrial engineer would be a Maintenance or Production Supervisor. Description: As a Main Supervisor, you will train maintenance staff in job process, serve as technical ―go to‖ person, communicate with plant personnel on areas that impact plant performance, contribute to continuous improvement of process and monitor supply of equipment and parts. 7. None mentioned 8. Kraft Foods will be recognized as the leading company in the United States in its ability to attract, develop and retain the highest caliber talent and to fully leverage that talent to achieve consistently superior business results. 9. No special programs mentioned 10. On the website it just talked about how there project outlook looks good for the future.
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