Volunteer

ALUMNI IN THE CLASSROOM

Faculty are once again seeking alumni guest speakers to discuss their careers and expertise in various courses throughout the fall semester! Course information is listed below. If you are able to volunteer for one of the following opportunities, please submit your interest and current resume through our Google Form and you will be contacted shortly. If you are unable to access the form, please send an email and your resume to alumni.engineering@uncc.edu.

More volunteering opportunities will become available over the coming months, so if one of the following courses doesn't work for you, keep an eye out for additional announcements! To ensure you receive our alumni emails, fill out the Update Your Information form. 

 

FALL COURSES (AUGUST 23 - DECEMBER 8)

 

MEGR 0699-001 (MEES Transfer Success, Section #001)
Virtual, In-Person, or Flexible: Flexible (in-person or virtual)
Days/Time of Class: Fridays from 2:30 - 3:45 p.m. (date flexible)
Desired career/expertise: Mechanical engineering alumni working in any field; graduates who transferred into the College of Engineering would be a plus! Discuss how your coursework and experience shaped your career decision-making progress. Highlighted questions to address during the discussion include: If you struggled at any point, what solution(s) turned things around and led to success? If you have advice for early engineering students, what would it be?

MEGR 0699-002 (MEES Transfer Success, Section #002)
Virtual, In-Person, or Flexible: In-person 
Date of presentation: Monday, November 8 from 10:10 - 11:00 a.m.
Desired career/expertise: Alumni who graduated from the BSME program to discuss their current position, how the BSME program prepared them for their current job, networking opportunities, and helpful tips for completing the BSME program.

Freshman Learning Community
Virtual, In-Person, or Flexible: Virtual 
Days/Time of Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
Desired career/expertise: This fall, our Office of Student Development and Success (OSDS) will host an online interview series for undergraduate students and are looking for new graduates (who graduated no more than 5-10 years ago) to take part! These will be virtual 30-minute interviews starting at 7:00pm based on the schedule below. A student and the course instructor (Meg Harkins) will ask you questions about your career, studies at UNC Charlotte, etc. Speakers will not have to put together a formal presentation ahead of time, but may be asked to talk with the student host and instructor prior to the class in order to discuss your background in more detail and determine the best questions for the presentation.

Thursday, September 2 - Mechanical-Biomedical
Tuesday, September 14 - Mechanical - Motorsport
Thursday, September 16 - Electrical ET
Tuesday, September 21 - Mechanical Technology
Thursday, September 23 - Fire Safety ET
Tuesday, September 28 - Electrical