Career Services Events

The following are sponsored and organized by Thayer School Career Services.


Info Session with alum/CEO from Solaflect: Starting and growing a solar technology business

Thursday, April 25 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm | Cummings Hall C200 

Solaflect Energy is a solar technology business started and boot-strapped by serial entrepreneur Bill Bender '78. Bill has been heavily involved with Thayer including sponsoring multiple 89/90 projects, and hiring interns and new grads. Come hear about some of the trials, tribulations and successes of a technology start-up, and some of the future directions of Solaflect in the solar field. Check out Solaflect.

Refreshments provided: PLEASE RSVP. 

Info Session: IDEX Corporation Collegiate Talent Program

Tuesday, May 7 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | Cummings Hall C105 

Enjoy cookies and punch while you learn about IDEX’s internships and their rotational development programs in engineering, operations, supply chain, and finance. IDEX’s programs are designed to expose you to a variety of experiences, leaders, and locations. You’ll have the chance to round out your areas of expertise and position yourself for expedited career growth. Thayer alum Jaime Bravo ‘18, an Associate Scientist at IDEX, will join the conversation and field your questions.

Refreshments will be provided. PLEASE RSVP.

Join Mike Adams '83 and Dean Laura Ray for a lunch roundtable to discuss career choices in civil engineering and construction

Wednesday, May 8 | 12:00pm - 1:15pm | Murdough 335

About Mike Adams: 

Mike received his A.B. in Engineering Sciences and French from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a retired senior-level executive for the engineering and contracting company Bechtel Group, Inc. Prior to his retirement in 2016, Mike was on the board of directors and was elected to the board in 2008. He also served as chief financial officer of Bechtel Group, Inc. from 2012 through 2014. From 2003 to 2012, Mike was president of Bechtel’s global civil business, responsible for rail, infrastructure, and aviation projects. Mike held the role of senior vice president two years prior. In 2000, he became manager of the rail business for Bechtel’s Europe, Africa, Middle East, Southwest Asia region and helped significantly expand the company’s rail business in the United Kingdom. He served in Asia, where he was Bechtel’s senior regional representative for Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Brunei as well as head of Asia Pacific for Bechtel Enterprises from 1993 to 1999. Mike joined Bechtel in 1989 as principal project liaison for the financial restructuring efforts on the landmark Channel Tunnel project in London.

Limited space! DEADLINE: Friday, April 19

If you would like to attend, please email Thayer Career Services write a short paragraph about your interests in civil engineering and construction. 

During the week of April 22, students will be informed whether or not they have been selected. Questions? Contact Thayer Career Services.

How to Network with Success. Tips from alum Brian Wong Th'00.

Friday, May 10 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Cummings Hall C102 

In this workshop, Brian will discuss networking tips and advice for successful conversations with alumni. Many students have reached out to Brian for networking purposes, some with great success, and others that need improvement. Learn what to do when networking, and what not to do.

For more details, PLEASE RSVP  | Check out Philips and Brian Wong.

Design Center Trek to Texas Instruments 

Tuesday, May 14 | 8:00am - 3:00pm | Manchester, NH

Applications are open for the Design Center Trek to Texas Instruments!  All Thayer students and Engineering Science majors are welcome to apply. Transportation and lunch provided! 

Find out more about Texas Instruments, one of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers. Learn about potential job and internship opportunities, and interact with engineers.
See more details and apply today!  DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sunday, April 28 at midnight