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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University has as its mission the accumulation, generation, and dissemination of knowledge in electrical and computer engineering. Central to the mission is a high quality research and educational program that benefits our students, the State of North Carolina, the nation and the world.

The ECE Department acts as a focal point for development, growth and entrepreneurship and our national and international reputation facilitates future growth in areas of fundamental economic and technological advances.

The ECE Connections corporate program is designed to develop and sustain strong collaborations between industry and the Department, offering meaningful engagement.

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The ECE Department is always excited to partner with industry, as well as accept donations or equipment that supports our students and programs.

For more information about the ECE Connections Partners program or any other engagement opportunities, email ece-corporate@ncsu.edu, or call 919.515.2336.

 

Sara Concini

Sara Concini

Director of Corporate Relations

ABB

At ABB, you can work on some of the most demanding technical and environmental challenges facing the world today. You will have the opportunity to make a real difference and shape the future of the planet.

Our dynamic work setting combines cutting-edge technology, inspiring projects and a multicultural workforce, all of which serve as an excellent springboard for the start of your career.

Every year, we have hundreds of entry level opportunities open worldwide. In addition, we offer a number of extraordinary learning possibilities through our global and local graduate programs.

If sustainability and innovation are appealing to you and you have the intelligence and drive to succeed, come join us.

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Analog Devices

For more than 50 years, Analog Devices has been transforming lives with innovative new technologies. We create circuits and systems that solve problems that matter: from autonomous vehicles, drones and factories to augmented reality to remote healthcare. With around $6 billion in annual revenue, Analog Devices specializes in high-performance analog, mixed-signal, power, and digital signal processing integrated circuits. These circuits sense, interpret, connect, power, and transform how the world experiences the world around.

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Apple

Apple, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of smartphones, personal computers, tablets, wearables and accessories, and other varieties of related services. Its products and services include iPhone, Mac, iPad, AirPods, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, AppleCare, iCloud, digital content stores, streaming, and licensing services. The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Ronald Gerald Wayne, and Stephen G. Wozniak in April 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, CA.

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Cadence

Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design strategy to deliver software, hardware and IP that turn design concepts into reality.

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Caterpillar

At Caterpillar, you build what matters—whether it’s the career you want, crucial work skills, strong relationships or new digital technologies. There are big jobs to be done worldwide—building critical infrastructure, bolstering local economies, meeting the demand for energy—and that work is powered by our people.

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Cirrus Logic

Audio is in everything we do — from developing top-tier products to hosting monthly concerts.

A career at Cirrus Logic provides the opportunity to work on innovative projects alongside some of the industry’s best engineers, developing integrated circuits, embedded software and DSP algorithms that enable new generations of advanced consumer audio products.

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Denso

DENSO is one of the largest global automotive suppliers of advanced technology, systems and components, heading toward an automotive society where cars put less drag on the environment and drivers have fewer worries about traffic accidents.
Our lead in developing this automotive society comes from anticipating the needs of automakers and closely partnering with customers right from the start to develop state-of-the-art systems and products.

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Eastman Chemical

For 100 years, Eastman has created innovative products and solutions that touch people’s lives every day. Join us this year as we celebrate the legacy of the dedicated people who have turned great ideas into materials that enhance the quality of life in material way. For Eastman, it is about Innovation. Then. Now. Next.

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Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems (Hughes), an EchoStar Company, is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. HughesNet is the #1 high-speed satellite Internet service in the marketplace, with offerings to suit every budget. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 4 million systems to customers in over 100 countries, representing approximately 50 percent market share.

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Intel

At Intel, our vision is to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth. For interns or college graduates like you, that means having access to amazing career-building opportunities with a global impact. Whether you’re interested in manufacturing, engineering, marketing, or many other high tech business functions, you’ll experience it at a scale and level of expertise that’s hard to match anywhere on the planet. So join our culture of innovation and exploration and enjoy the many experiences and perks we have to offer as you help us pioneer advances in hardware, software, education, energy, and many other fields.

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International Paper

International Paper is one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, with 55,000 employees operating in 24 countries.
We create packaging products that protect and promote goods, enable worldwide commerce and keep consumers safe; pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; papers that facilitate education and communication; and paper bags, cups and food containers that provide convenience and portability for the on-the-go consumer.
We are committed to strengthening our people and the communities where we live and work using all resources responsibly and efficiently, and ensuring our businesses are safe, successful and sustainable for generations to come.

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John Deere

At John Deere, our more than 60,000 employees are committed to those linked to the land. We are a global company in size, but responsive to the needs of our local customers. The diverse backgrounds, talents and perspectives of our employees help our customers meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Our employees live by the core values of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation. And they are rewarded for the meaningful work they do each day.

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Key Tech

Key Tech is looking for engineers who crave fun, challenging and creative design work. We’re hiring MEs, EEs and CEs who enjoy designing from scratch and seeing their designs come to life. Custom mechanisms, cutting edge printed circuit board design and fully embedded firmware combine into the custom medical devices that we design. Key Tech is a company built from the smartest and most interesting people you can work with. We all love to learn. Our company culture can’t be beat: we work in a 100 year old theater, we are a dog friendly office and nerf darts are often seen arcing through our space. Monthly social hangouts, quarterly events and daily silliness are the perfect complement to the satisfying and challenging design work that is the basis of our company.

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M.C. Dean

M.C. Dean, Inc. is the nation’s premier electrical design-build and systems integration firm for complex, mission-critical organizations.
M.C. Dean’s capabilities include electrical, electronic security, telecommunications, life-safety, instrumentation and control, and command and control systems.
M.C. Dean, Inc. serves a diverse group of markets including Fortune 1000 corporations; universities; high tech and biotech firms; Federal; state, and local government clients; and other organizations with large scale, complex, and mission-critical infrastructure needs.
Established in 1949, M.C. Dean, Inc. has earned a reputation as an innovator and pioneer. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, M.C. Dean, Inc. employs more than 3,500 professionals in offices throughout the Eastern United States, Europe and the Middle East.

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Microsoft

Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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OnLogic

At OnLogic, we're creating advanced, powerful, highly-configurable small form factor computers that thrive where others fail. We empower innovative companies around the world to solve their most complex technology challenges, making the seemingly impossible, possible.

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Qorvo

All around you, Qorvo products are at work, connecting and protecting the world. We bring core technologies and radio frequency (RF) solutions to mobile, infrastructure, defense/aerospace and Internet of Things markets. Transforming the way you live, work, play and communicate — that's what inspires us.

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Samsung SARC / ACL

The Samsung Austin R&D Center (SARC) was founded in 2010 to develop high-performance, low-power, complex CPU and System IP (Coherent Interconnect and memory controller) architectures and designs for Samsung’s System LSI division. The San Jose Advanced Computing Lab (ACL) was opened in 2017 and GPU IP (leveraging 5 years initial development from another division) was added to the joint charter. The engineering team has extensive experience and a broad background in the development of advanced CPU & GPU designs and System IP for various market segments. The management team has extensive experience building world-class teams, fostering an outstanding work environment and enabling creativity.
Our mission is to develop the best CPU, GPU and System IP for System LSI products. This requires a highly competitive feature set and excellent overall performance with very low power consumption.

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Schaltbau

Schaltbau GmbH develops and manufactures electromechanical components and innovative driver’s desks for railways and industry. Since 1929, we have been responsible for the safe operation of rail services, and today we protect systems in industrial applications for renewable energy, e-mobility and automation. We follow the highest safety standards for our customers, and create safe solutions for your applications.

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Siemens

The Energy Management Division of Siemens is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power.

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Synopsys

Synopsys is at the heart of more technology than you may have imagined. Chances are, any element of technology you use is enabled or influenced by Synopsys from everyday conveniences like smartphones and wearables to mission-critical applications for medical and automotive safety. The greatest companies around the world use our tools to design amazing things like autonomous cars, smart homes, and machines that learn. Our commitment to making silicon smarter and software more secure in cyberspace makes an impact on everything, everywhere, everyday.

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Texas Instruments

We are visionaries. We are differentiators. We are TIers. As a global semiconductor company operating in 35 countries, Texas Instruments (TI) is first and foremost a reflection of its people. From the TIer who unveiled the first working integrated circuit in 1958 to the more than 30,000 TIers around the world today who design, manufacture and sell analog and embedded processing chips, we are problem-solvers collaborating to change the world through technology.

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Wolfspeed

Cree | Wolfspeed is a powerhouse semiconductor company focused on silicon carbide and GaN technologies.

After more than thirty years of forging new technology adoption and transformation, our Wolfspeed® power and radio frequency (RF) semiconductors and lighting class LEDs are leading the industry through unrivaled expertise and capacity.

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