Author Archives: WELD WORKFORCE

Spring Break – all fun and games

Spring Break: a time for sun and fun and total relaxation away from schoolwork, right?  Here’s how one of our Welding Engineering majors spent his. Report and photos from Jake, 2nd-year OSU Welding Engineering Major: Over the Spring break I went with a group of OSU students on a Buck-I-Serv trip to Richmond, Virginia. For…

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Metro Early College High School Summer Intern with OSU Welding Engineering

My name is Connor, and I have been working as an intern in the Welding Engineering department at The Ohio State University this summer. I am currently a student at Metro Early College High School. During the school year, I had an internship at Battelle under a Materials Engineer/Tribologist there, Dr. Merriman, and he was the one who originally got…

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Welding Internship in Agriculture

Renae tells about her summer internship working in the manufacturing arena of Welding Engineering in agriculture. This summer I’m interning at AGCO in their manufacturing center in Jackson, Minnesota. I’m having a wonderful time and really enjoying the area. Jackson itself only has about 3000 people but I’m renting a place about a half hour…

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Welding in Industrial Biosciences

We’ve been on hiatus during a busy academic year. Highlights of 2013-2014 in OSU Welding Engineering: More than 100 prospective students, alumni, and current students’ parents attended our March Welding Engineering Open House. Sixty new sophomore Welding Engineering majors were accepted in January, beginning their first major classes. We said “congrats” and “good-bye” to a…

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Great internship at Greatbatch

Welding Engineering senior Jacob spent his summer at an internship with a medical device company.  Here is his report. Over the summer of 2013, I participated in a welding engineering internship program in Buffalo, New York, with Greatbatch Medical.  The scope of products there range from batteries used in medical devices, drilling rigs, in NASA…

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Domo arigato: robotics Colorado

Dan is a 2013 OSU Welding Engineering graduate who moved to Ft. Collins, Colorado, to start his Welding Engineering career at Wolf Robotics.  There, he joins recent OSU WE alumni Jared and Adam. The transition from being a student to becoming an engineer has been pretty sweet. It was weird, at first, having all this…

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Interning at Swagelok

Reporting on his summer internship is third-year Welding Engineering student Emeric. This summer, I am interning at Swagelok Company in Solon, Ohio. I chose to pursue an internship here after touring their facilities through the Spring Break Job Shadow Program through Ohio State’s Engineering Career Services.   Swagelok produces valves and fittings for fluid and gas…

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California Dreamin’ – Summer Internship at SpaceX

Last winter the department received an email from Kristen, a 2012 Welding Engineering alumna working at SpaceX, who wanted to know if there were any Welding Engineering juniors interested in doing their summer internship in California and working on some projects with her and with Jon, another OSU WeldEng alumnus.  It didn’t take long for…

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Summer Circuits

Incoming OSU Welding Engineering freshman Sam is getting excited for classes to start in a few weeks.  This summer, he’s been working two jobs, including an internship at OSU’s ElectroScience Lab. As part of the project I’m working on there, I obtained a radio assembly kit online and put it together in order to experience…

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The Build with Blue Sale on Miller Welders and Helmets Is Ending Soon!

One of the best sales on welding machines and welding gear is coming to a close at the end of June. Now is the time to jump on the final days of Miller Electric’s Build with Blue Promotion, where your rebate savings increase based on how much you spend. From welding helmets and welding supplies…

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