I went to a great workshop this fall at my university that I’ll summarize here, as I thought other graduate students might be interested in this information as well. The Powerpoint presentation is available online if anyone would like to read more.
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|Type of positions||Private sector, government, nonprofit||Academia, federal government (PhD level)|
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We are excited to announce the our first Graduate Student Networking Reception! The event will be hosted by Owens Corning and held on Friday October 24 from 5pm – 7pm in room LACC 405.
The event consists of a brief talk from an Owens Corning representative, highlights on the great work happening in the SWE graduate student community, and of course plenty of drinks and refreshments to fuel the great conversations with your fellow grad students.
Owens Corning Corporation is the world’s largest manufacturer of fiberglass and related products. Teresa Wagner is currently the Leader of Product Stewardship at Owens Corning, and she will discuss her career path and detail helpful hints for graduate students as we transition into industry. Owens Corning is actively looking for new hires. If you are interested, please send your resume to Joseph Eide at Joseph.Eide@owenscorning.com by Wednesday October 22nd. Joseph will be arranging interviews at WE14. Please indicate your specific engineering discipline on your resume. In addition to Teresa’s talk, there will a chance to speak one on one with both Teresa and Joseph during the reception to learn more. For additional information about Owens Corning, check out their website owenscorning.com and for locations check out http://jobs.owenscorningcareers.com/article/global.
So come and join us! The event is free to all attendees. Please RSVP here if you plan to attend.
It’s time to give ourselves a pat on the back for all our efforts over the past year!
Teresa Wagner Bio
Teresa Wagner is the Leader of Product Stewardship at Owens Corning. She was named to this role in 2013, reporting to the OC Chief Sustainability Officer. This role encompasses leadership responsibility for insuring all new and significantly modified Owens Corning products are safe and environmentally sound to make, use and discard; and that the products perform as claimed. In addition to Product Stewardship, Teresa is responsible for Owens Corning’s Analytical Testing Services and Knowledge Resource Services.
Teresa joined Owens Corning in 1984 in the Glass Technology Department supporting the global Composites business. She has since held a variety of Science & Technology leadership roles in manufacturing support, process technology and product development. Prior to Product Stewardship, she focused on new glass fiber technologies and the proliferation of composites in the wind energy, consumer electronics and ballistics markets.
Teresa is a graduate of the Ohio State University with an MS degree in Ceramic Engineering. Teresa lives in Granville, Ohio, with her husband, Don and her “aspiring-to-be-an-engineer” daughter, Jenna.
List of Owens Corning Opportunities
Development Program Opportunities
Furnace Development Program: http://jobs.owenscorningcareers.com/toledo/manufacturing-engineering-student/furnace-development-program-jobs
Manufacturing Leadership Program: http://jobs.owenscorningcareers.com/toledo/manufacturing-engineering-student/manufacturing-leadership-program-jobs
Science & Technology Development Program: http://jobs.owenscorningcareers.com/ohio/science-and-technology-student/science-%EF%B9%A0-technology-development-program-jobs
Examples of Full Time Opportunities (Experienced Professionals post-grad)
Manufacturing Engineer (Gastonia, NC): http://jobs.owenscorningcareers.com/gastonia/manufacturing/jobid6160776-manufacturing-engineer-jobs
Manufacturing Engineer (Wabash, IN): http://jobs.owenscorningcareers.com/indianapolis/manufacturing/jobid6122605-manufacturing-engineer-jobs
Science & Technology Internship: http://jobs.owenscorningcareers.com/ohio/science-and-technology-student/science-%EF%B9%A0-technology-intern-(18762)-jobs