Kathy Deng, a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of Southern California, a past MCAA student chapter member and a current Design Engineer at Murray Company reflects on her experiences in college and how MCAA and CPMCA helped guide her to her career path.
MCAA’s student chapter program is dedicated to helping students prepare for careers in the mechanical construction and service industry. When a student joins a chapter, MCAA, MCAA’s local affiliate and the college or university commit to providing that student every opportunity to develop professional skills, knowledge and experiences. MCAA’s Career Development Committee has resources available to help student chapter members manage the overall operations, recruitment and successes of a chapter
This year’s MCAA Student Chapter Competition project has been released to all participating student chapters. MCAA student chapter members have been tasked with developing a proposal to be the prime contractor on a chiller and cooling tower replacement project in the Penn South building in New York City.
Each month we will introduce an MCAA/MSCA woman leader, faculty advisor or student involved in our Women in the Mechanical Industry Initiative. These one minute videos will help you learn a little more about them, their careers, how they got into the industry and why WiMI is so valuable to them. This month we feature Stacy Johnson, President of Auburn Mechanical and Vice Chair of the Women in the Mechanical Industry Steering Committee.
MCAA student chapter members and member companies met in the nation’s capital September 19-21, 2019 for the MCAA GreatFutures Forum. The conference had first class speakers, networking opportunities and 3rd annual MCAA GreatFutures Job Fair. The fair connected 35 participating MCAA member companies, both contractors and manufacturer suppliers, and 150 students looking for internship, co-op and full-time job opportunities.
The wait is over! Registration for MCAA2020 is open! Known as the premier event of the year for education and networking, MCAA2020 will bring you memorable speakers, sessions, parties and experiences all in a magnificent setting. Register today! We look forward to welcoming our MCAA Family to Maui. Mahalo!
The Waldinger Corporation had over 20 interns in their 2019 summer program located in Omaha, Des Moines, Wichita, Georgia and Florida. Waldinger interns stayed busy with two Summer Learning Events, Lunch and Learns, Friday Zooms, shop activities, dinners with company leaders, and intern social events.
Attend this year’s GreatFutures Forum Job Fair to find your next internship and full-time job opportunity. The Job Fair is scheduled Friday, September 20 at 8:30 am – 11:00 am in Washington, DC. Take it from these MCAA companies and student chapter members.
Each month we will introduce an MCAA/MSCA woman leader, faculty advisor or student involved in our Women in the Mechanical Industry Initiative. This one minute video will help you learn a little more about them, their careers, how they got into the industry and why WiMI is so valuable to them. This month we feature Shaabini Alford, Vice President of Project Management and Design Build at Murray Company and past MCAA Student Chapter member.
On Thursday, May 9, the Mayor of Milwaukee proclaimed it the Milwaukee School of Engineering MCAA Student Chapter Day. This was in honor of the chapter winning the MCAA19 Student Competition. This year’s project details were generously provided by Harrell-Fish of Bloomington, Indiana. The project
The team from Milwaukee School of Engineering won the final round of the Student Chapter Competition at MCAA19, taking home the first prize and $10,000 for their efforts. Their proposal for the renovation of Indiana University’s Memorial Football Stadium beat out proposals from McMaster University, the University of Missouri – Columbia and the Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Pittsburg State University chapter won the Student Chapter of the Year at MCAA19. The chapter was selected based on how well it promotes an understanding of the mechanical industry and the career opportunities offered.