Thirty years ago, GM employed all of the students enrolled in the co-op program at this school. Today that number is about 10%.
The university currently partners with 600 corporations to provide students with a specialized mixture of academics and work experience.
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Founded in 1874 in Terre Haute, Indiana, the school graduates 2200 student per year. In 2017, 96% of the students were placed in jobs which ranged in pay from $68K to $125K.
Franklin W. Olin College of Technology
In 2017 this school was ranked #3 for the best undergraduate engineering program. "Students are encouraged to take risks, make mistakes, learn from those mistakes, persevere, and succeed in applying new concepts.".
Stevens Institute of Technology
The school ranked in the top 15 in the nation for 20-year net return on investment for graduates in the 2018 College ROI Report.
Georgia Institute of Technology
The university is working with BMW in South Carolina to help robots anticipate the needs of human workers building sub-assemblies for automotive consoles.
One in five alumni of this university holds positions including CEO, senior executive or owner of a company. The school has an alumni network of 42K.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
The school has a robust robotics program. In the photo, the soft, snake-like robots being developed at the school for use in search-and-rescue operations. From right, a soft, compressible actuator; two actuators together, which allows a robot to move side to side; a module with three actuators, which permits the robot to also lift its head or climb over rubble; a complete three-actuator module with electronics.
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Arts
Founded by inventor, industrialist Peter Cooper in 1859, the school offers a wide variety of engineering degrees including; chemical, electrical, mechanical. Both undergraduate and masters programs are available.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute/Kris Qua
A newly formed public-private consortium called GLASE—The Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering Consortium, led by researchers at Cornell University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—is being launched to transform the way greenhouses operate in order to reduce electricity use by 70%.
Milwaukee School of Engineering
The school believes in direct learning so students spend hundreds of hours in industry-standard labs, and that practical, hands-on experience give students a " definite edge in the workplace."