2019 COMPANY BIOS
Based in Carlsbad, California, Viasat is a growing company and an employer of approximately 4,000 in the communications industry. Working in both the public and the government sectors, Viasat provides services in data encryption, broadband, cyber security, and communications. Their main projects include three Ka-Band satellites - ViaSat-1, WildBlue1, and Anik-F2, Yonder – a global internet service for jets, maritime vessals, and trains, broadband for JetBlue and United Airlines, the manufacturing of antenna systems and gateways, and Cybersecurity and Data Encryption for the US government.
Majors: EE, CompE, CS, Phys, AE, ME
General Atomics specializes in atomic energy with its main focus being the nuclear fusion program. They also manufacture, operate, and service state-of-the-art unmanned aerial vehicles, are engaged in uranium mining and processing, and provide nuclear instrumentation, aircraft launch and recovery systems, superconducting magnets, systems for hazardous material destruction, magnetic levitation systems, medical diagnostic products, information technology and many other products and services for government and industry.
Majors: ChemE, ME, AE, EE, CompE, CS
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, space, strike, and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide. With approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Majors: AE, ME, EE, CompE
L3Harris is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. We provide advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. We bring speed, innovation and flawless execution together with our commitment to make the world safer and more secure. We protect the health of our employees and the environment in our communities through sustainability and conservation efforts. Our advanced technologies are designed to preserve our environment for generations to come. We value diverse ideas, perspectives, experiences, backgrounds and lifestyles. Investing in healthy communities where our employees live and work is core to our culture of inclusivity. Vibrant, diverse communities are foundational to our engaged workforce.
Majors: AE, ME, EE, CompE
Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. Eaton is committed to creating and maintaining powerful customer relationships built on a foundation of excellence. From the products we manufacture to our dedicated customer service and support, we know what’s important.
Majors: EE, CompE, CS
At Kimley-Horn, one of the nation's premier planning and design consultants, our professionals are experts in many disciplines yet share one passion: making our clients successful. Looking for a terrific place to build your career? Ranked as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Kimley-Horn prides itself on hiring high-achieving, dedicated, and reliable professionals.
Majors: CivE, EnvE, AE, ME, EE
Carollo is the largest firm in the United States dedicated solely to water related engineering--it's all we do.
Since 1933, this single-minded focus has allowed us to make some unique commitments to both clients and staff. It has opened the door to the very best talent in the water industry, innovative water solutions, unparalleled client service, and above all, a collaborative and collegial working environment that makes us a great company to work with, and for.
Majors: CivE, EnvE, EE, ME
Keck Graduate Institute
In 1997, through a generous $50 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, Keck Graduate Institute was born. KGI represents The Claremont Colleges’ first entry into graduate-level, application-based scientific research and education. It remains the only graduate institute in the country with this sole focus.
Created in collaboration with leading executives in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bio-agriculture, KGI’s schools have the structure, the flexibility, and the singular focus to keep up with the dynamic requirements of this critical industry.
Majors: All majors seeking graduate education