Nadeem Ali, a student majoring in Purdue Polytechnic’s mechanical engineering technology program, talked with us a few months before graduating about the importance of going on an internship during college, which will help “diversify your experience outside of your book-smarts” and make students especially attractive to future employers. We learn about Nadeem’s internships at John Deere, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla and the advice he offers to high school students.
Episode 011 Hotlinks:
- Video: Nadeem Ali, Internships Work (YouTube)
- Internships: Purdue Polytechnic requires internships or other workforce-like activities as part of the formal plans of study
- Mechanical Engineering Technology
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