Describe your potential job duties
Designing, reading, and building electrical panels, and designing control programs for PLC systems and Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs).
In what ways did the Polytechnic and/or Purdue help make you uniquely qualified for your new job?
Purdue and the Polytechnic Institute have given me the opportunity to work with a wide variety of electrical and control systems for different use cases, such as microcontrollers, PLCs, FPGA boards, high-power electrical energy systems, and digital signal processing.
What specific classes (titles are more helpful than course numbers) helped prepare you for your new job?
The classes that I feel helped prepare me the most for my career were my Intro to Industrial Controls (ECET 30201) and Embedded Digital Systems (ECET 279) classes.