Event will highlight opportunities, challenges and rewards of engineering and computer science careers

October 20, 2009

DEARBORN / Oct. 20, 2009---Students interested in pursuing a career in engineering or computer science should attend “Career Night” at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to find out about the career opportunities that are available.   

The event will take place in the campus’s Institute for Advanced Vehicle Systems Building, located off of Evergreen Road. The program will explore jobs and careers for students interested in going into the fields of engineering or computer science.

Students and parents will learn first-hand from engineers and computer scientists about the opportunities, challenges and rewards of pursuing a career and working as professionals. In addition, participants can meet with faculty members, current students and alumni who have gone on to become leaders in the community. 

“Career Night provides a great wealth of information to prospective students and their families,” said Christopher Tremblay, director of admissions and orientation at UM-Dearborn. “By sharing alumni success stories and connecting degrees to jobs in the field, we are able to showcase how a Michigan degree makes the difference.”

For more information and to register for UM-Dearborn’s “Career Night” event, contact the Office of Admissions and Orientation at 313-593-5100 or visit http://www.umd.umich.edu/visitsandevents.

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About University of Michigan-Dearborn
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout the 2009/2010 academic year. Founded in 1959 with a gift of just over 200 acres of land and $6.5 million from the Ford Motor Company, UM-Dearborn has been distinguished by its commitment to providing excellent educational opportunities responsive to the needs of southeastern Michigan. The university has 8,700 students pursuing undergraduate, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, business, education, and public administration. With a faculty devoted to teaching, and students committed to achievement, UM-Dearborn has been shaped by its history of interaction with business, government and industry in southeastern Michigan, and is committed to responding to the needs of the region in the future.

 

CONTACT: Tom Hoyt
PHONE: 313-593-5542
The Office of University Relations
Room 1040, Administration Building
University of Michigan-Dearborn