Black & Veatch has been helping invest in Michigan Technological University students for over 25 years. They have contributed to student organizations, student events, and scholarships throughout these years.
Black & Veatch has provided direct financial assistance to students since 1993. The Black & Veatch scholarships benefit students pursuing their Electrical Engineering degrees.
Support of organizations housed within the Center for Diversity and Inclusion have helped members of these student organizations and their efforts to build a more inclusive community on campus: B&V’s contributions have directly supported:
- National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
- Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Their support of student projects has included being a Supporting Partner of the Michigan Tech annual Design Expo. The Design Expo features the Senior Design or Enterprise project work of more than 1000 students. The coveted Black & Veatch “Building a World of Difference ®” Student Design Award recognizes the best Senior Design projects presented at Design Expo.
Black and Veatch has a history of hiring Michigan Tech students for intern and full-time opportunities. They are a Silver Member of the Career Services Partner Program which provides valuable career education and career development services for all students. Their volunteer efforts at Career Fair has provided peer mentoring and practical advice for future alumni.
Black & Veatch recruits at Michigan Tech because it is a premier engineering university. We know Michigan Tech engineering graduates are well prepared to help us take on challenging infrastructure projects for clients in: Electrical transmission, distribution, generation; in addition to Oil & Gas, Water and Telecommunications. Our professionals are our most important resource and we know Michigan Tech graduates will help us successfully complete complex projects during their careers with Black & Veatch.
-Dan Hamill, Associate Vice President, Ann Arbor Office Manager, Power.