After Graduation

Most engineering students build careers in the field immediately after leaving Hope. Others pursue medicine, law or teaching. And almost half go on to receive a graduate degree. In the last year, 56 students graduated with an engineering degree.

Visit the Career Development Center for information, resources and career services

Our graduates:

Are employed at a wide range of companies
2015–2016 Hope Graduate Positions
Titan Global Innovations
(start up)/starting business
Product Development/Engineering Manager
Summit Polymers, Inc Project Engineer
JR Automation Design Engineer
JR Automation Controls Engineer
GA Richards Project Engineer
Gentex Product Support Engineer
Highlight Industries Mechanical Engineer
Extol Design Engineer
ICM Products Developmental Process Engineer
ComEd Assoc Engineer
General Dynamics Land Systems Engineer I
General Motors Seat Design Engineering
Burns & McDonnell Asst Mechanical Engineer
LeanLogistics Software Developer
Rose Medical Project Engineer
RRM Design Group Civil Engineer
Ventura Manufacturing Quality Engineer
ZF North America Test Engineer
Magna Powertrain Vehicle Verification Engineer
Stryker Instruments CAD Designer
Innotec Engineer
Hubbell, Roth & Clark Entry-level Civil Engineer
Fleis and VandenBrink Civil Engineer, EIT
Gentex Production Support Engineer
Encoris CAD Support/Engineering
Schap Specialty Machine Mechanical Engineer
Innotec Manufacturing Engineering
LECO, St. Joseph, MI Chemical Engineer
Apex Controles Control Systems Engineer
Lear Corp Seating Engineer
Nissan Exterior Plastics Engineer
Tesla Motors Project Engineer
JR Automation Mechanical Design Engineer
The Walt Disney Studio Engineering and Infrastructure
Herman Miller Engineer
Gentex Electrical Engineer
Innotec Engineer
Servinsky Engineering PLLC Structural EIT
Innotec Engineer
Roush Industries Powertrain Design Engineer
Innotec Engineer
Fathom Co-Founder
Tiara Yachts Mechanical Engineer
Hubbell, Roth & Clark Graduate Civil Engineer
Ford Motor Company Powertrain controls Engineer
OST Software Development
Attend graduate school in a variety of fields
  • Acoustics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Bioelectrical Engineering
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Imaging Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Paper Science & Engineering
  • Prosthetic Science
  • Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Sustainable Engineering
Attend many different graduate schools
  • Case Western University
  • Cornell University
  • Iowa State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Northwestern University
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Stanford University
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
  • University of Liverpool (England)
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Boston College Law School
  • Indiana University Law School
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Georgia Tech School of Business
  • Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Michigan School of Business


Partial list since 1997