Social impact Career Fair – Wed. April 7

On Wednesday, APR 7, the CLA senators and CLA Career Center will host the Social Impact Career Expo. This online expo will feature not-for-profit government agencies, non-profit organizations, socially responsible for-profit employers, graduate schools, and study abroad programs whose efforts demonstrate a commitment to and passion for social change.

Currently 17 organizations – and counting! – have committed and are eager to connect with you, Purdue University students.

Student participation is criticalYour engagement:

  • Introduces you to employers
  • Opens up opportunities for internships and full-time positions

This is where you come in!

Please plan to do the following:

  • Register/RSVP through this link prior to the event – the sooner the better!
    • Be sure to upload a resume during the registration process. Doing so allows employers to view your resume before, during, and after the event.
      • If you need resume assistance, please schedule an appointment with the Career Center through BoilerConnect.
  • Attend AT LEAST one session during event day. We hope that you make the most of this opportunity and speak with multiple employers, but even attending one session will allow you to connect with employers and practice your elevator pitch
  • View this video prior to the expo

Please reach out to the Career Center at if you have questions.

Internship/Co-Op, Jobs

Internship Opportunity – Caterpillar

2021 Intern Requirements #1  (for 897-20)

Hiring Manager – Aleksandar Egelja

Location – Aurora, IL (Bldg B) *Please note that this year these students must work remotely and this will be summer intern only.

Preferred Degree – ME

Other Acceptable Degrees – AgE, EE

Job Role – Simulation and Controls

Group Description – Support hydraulic component and system development using VPD simulation and control algorithm development/testing.

Work the Intern will Perform – Support the VPD simulations using various software to verify design and performance requirements of hydraulic components and systems.  Intern will also simulate the hydraulic controls using Simulink software to verify logic and performance.  Furthermore, the intern may perform on machine testing of the hydraulic control software using rapid prototyping tools such as Canape.

Preferred Grade Level – Jr/Sr