Industrial Engineering

Glimpsing the Real World

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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER – VOLUME 47 NUMBER 1

Florida’s Student Chapter Workshop, Competition, Leads to Internship Interviews

The University of Florida’s student chapter held a day long “case Study Workshop and Competition” that led to summer internship interviews with a healthcare products company.

Twelve students listened to the workshops, which discussed how to create a presentation, how to present effectively and how to analyze data with excel . Three professional members (two from Voalte, one from Accenture) and then-student-chapter-President Ashley Papagno.

Students were tasked with being consultants to a mining and refinery company. The company expected that demand soon would outstrip its capacity. Student analyzed options with many factors needed to be considered. Student has opportunity to work with a small team on a challenging real-world problem.

The three winning students accepted internship interview with Voalte, which creates healthcare communication tools.