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Summer Jobs

  1. Feb 18, 2008 #1
    In Fall 2008, I'm going to start studying for an undergrad in electrical engineering.

    I'm getting tired of doing gruntwork for my summer jobs, stuff like painting, being a salesman etc... and I was wondering whether people know about any summer jobs that are somewhat field related that I could look into for this summer.

    I realize that I don't have the knowledge to work as a an actual engineer, but I might be able to help with certain things. I'm not straight out of high school as I'm from Quebec and I will have gone through two years of Cegep already (Cegep is kind of like senior year and freshman year combined) so I will have taken E&M, Waves, Mechanics, Calculus 1-3, Linear Algebra, a few Chemistry classes as well as a Mechanical Engineering Physics class which basically involves learning moments, some fluid dynamics and some structural mechanics.

    I'm wondering if there's any possibility as far as summer jobs go where I can use my brain a bit. It doesn't have to necessarily be electrical engineering related, but seeing as that's what I'm going into, it would be nice. Something like a lab technician would probably fit the bill.

    I'm really just looking to know if anyone can throw out a few places that I could check out. I know a lot of companies have summer internships, or offer something similar to what I'm talking about, but I have no idea where to even start looking.

    More specifically, I'm wondering exactly what jobs I might be able to do, what types of companies I should look for and if there are any places that have listings for this kind of stuff.
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  3. Mar 6, 2008 #2
    Northrop Grumman has an internship program for engineers. Their Integrated Systems Internship looks for students studying engineering in lots of disciplines. You need to have completed the first year of college though. Here's a link to their program: http://careers.northropgrumman.com/ExternalHorizonsWeb/college/intern_inte.html" [Broken]
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  4. Mar 6, 2008 #3
    i'm looking too,
    anything in the areao of Toronto, Mississauga, ( GTA)
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