/ Engineering Department

After Graduation

Most engineering students build careers in the field immediately after leaving Hope. Others pursue medicine, law or teaching. And almost half go on to receive a graduate degree. In the last year, 53 students graduated with an engineering degree.

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Our graduates:

Are employed at a wide range of companies

Partial List of 1st Position after Graduation since 2015

  • General Motors - Seat Design Engineering
  • Ford Motor Company - Power Train Controls Engineer
  • Tesla Motors - Project Engineer
  • Rose Medical - Project Engineer
  • Hubbel, Roth & Clark - Civil Engineer
  • Fleis and VandenBrink - Civil Engineer, EIT
  • LECO - R&D Chemical Engineer
  • Arconic - CVD Process Engineer
  • Lexmark - Firmware Engineer
  • JR Automation – Design Engineer
  • JR Automation – Controls Engineer
  • General Dynamics Land Systems - Engineer I
  • Tiara Yachts - Mechanical Engineer
  • Gentex – Product Support Engineer
  • Gentex - Electrical Engineer
  • GMB Architecture & Engineering - Electrical Engineer
  • Herman Miller - Engineer
  • Magna Mirrors - Advanced Product Development Engineer
  • LG Chem - Production Engineer
  • Nissan - Exterior Plastics Engineer
  • Stryker Instruments - CAD Designer
  • Toyota - Associate Engineer
  • Highlight Industries – Mechanical Engineer
  • Extol – Design Engineer
  • DTE Energy - Associate Engineer
  • ICM Products – Developmental Process Engineer
  • Plastomer - Plant Engineer
  • ComEd – Associate Engineer
  • OPS Solutions LLC - Development Engineer
  • Crane Technologies - Mechanical Engineer
  • Summit Polymers, Inc. - Project Engineer
  • Burns & McDonnell – Assistant Mechanical Engineer
  • LeanLogistics – Software Developer
  • RRM Design Group – Civil Engineer
  • ZF North America – Test Engineer
  • Magna Powertrain – Vehicle Verification Engineer
  • Jacobs Technology - Machine Design Engineer
  • Encoris – CAD Support/Engineering
  • Schap Specialty Machine – Mechanical Engineer
  • Apex Controls – Control Systems Engineer
  • Lear Corp – Seating Engineer
  • The Walt Disney Studio – Engineering and Infrastructure
  • Servinsky Engineering PLLC – Structural EIT
  • Roush Industries – Powertrain Design Engineer
  • OST – Software Development
  • Transmatic - Production Quality Engineer
  • Koops - Applications Engineer
Attend graduate school in a variety of fields
  • Acoustics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Bioelectrical Engineering
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Imaging Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Paper Science & Engineering
  • Prosthetic Science
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Sustainable Engineering
Attend many different graduate schools
  • Case Western University
  • Cornell University
  • Iowa State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Northwestern University
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Stanford University
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
  • University of Liverpool (England)
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Boston College Law School
  • Indiana University Law School
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Georgia Tech School of Business
  • Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Michigan School of Business


Partial list since 1997

Alumni Highlights