Hometown: Fox Lake, IL
Major: Electrical Engineering
Jake is part of a group of researchers at MSU's Bagley College of Engineering developing autonomous robots to safely clean up radioactive materials. The best part?
“We get to use equipment in our lab that people in the industry actually use.”
Even as a junior, Jake's résumé boasts real engineering experience, thanks to a full-time internship in his field. And his phone?
"It's filled with names of industry executives I met through different organizations and clubs for engineering students."
One day soon, contacts like these will help Jake land his dream job. For new students, Jake has this advice:
“Join a club in your major. It’s a good way to network and figure out if this career is right for you.”