College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture Success Stories
CETA students continue to inspire with their innovative ideas, hard work inside and outside the classroom, and dedication to becoming the next generation of engineers and architects.
Learn more about what some of them have been up to.
James Brino '20
Graduating senior, James Brino, says, “I would not change anything during my time at UHart. It has been an amazing ride.” That’s a great sentiment to have after years of studying hard for a Mechanical Engineering degree through CETA.
Teaming Up: UHart students from different disciplines work with manufacturing giant
At the University of Hartford, hands–on learning to prepare students for the future takes place in class and through job shadowing, internships, and independent study. Last spring, Chelsea Chaves ’20 was one of four students in an interdisciplinary independent study working with Hubbell Incorporated conducting market research on Arc Fault Current Interrupters (AFCI), a circuit breaker that breaks the circuit when it detects an electric arc in an effort to prevent electrical fires.
Mason Holt ’21
Mason credits the University’s focus on career-readiness, including events like résumé bootcamps and career fairs, for preparing him to land an internship with Bauer.
Sydney Lewis ’22
Civil engineering major credits her faculty industry connections and experience at National SWE conference for landing hands-on internships.
Lily Orelup ’20
Civil engineering senior reflects on involvement with recent internship and UHart that led to an impressive job offer before graduation.
Salman Hussain ’20
Computer engineering and computer science double major plays active role in robotics at UHart and local private school.
Gina DePasquale ’20
Civil engineering major plays active role within CETA and UHart, while obtaining impressive internships within industry.
Reagan Johnson ’20
CETA senior receives multiple job opportunities prior to graduation to work within aerospace industry.
Alumnus Lands Job at GE Power through University Connections
Shortly after Karl Stevens '15 graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the University's College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA), he landed a job as a process design engineer with GE Power through the University's alumni connections and encouragement from Professor of Mechanical Engineering Ivana Milanovic.
Jordaine Wisdom ’23
First-year student finds passion in robotics after CETA Design Expo.
Dan Weitsman ’19
CETA graduate reflects on experience at UHart and NASA as he pursues his master’s in aerospace engineering.