CECS Career-Related Campus Events

This semester for CECS students will bring top employers onto campus. This gives you a great opportunity to meet and network face-to-face with companies.  Attending an employer hosted workshop, informational, career-related on campus event will assist you in securing internship, co-ops and full-time employment upon graduation. 


2019 - "Co-Op Employer of the Year"

Coop Ed Employer of the year
Coop Ed Employer of the year
CECS Dean England, DTE Representative (alum), DTE Representative, CECS Experiential Learning Program Tony DeLaRosa, CECS Associate Dean Kridli

DTE Energy

DTE Energy is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan.

The DTE Energy portfolio includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading.

2019 - “Dedication and Continual Support”

COop Ded and Support
COop Ded and Support
CECS Dean England, Bosch Representatives, CECS Experiential Learning Program Tony DeLaRosa , Bosch Reprentatives, CECS Associate Dean Kridli


The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. United States Headquaters in Farmington Hills, MI.  Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source.

2019 "Co-Op Student of the Year"

CECS Coop student
CECS Coop student
CECS Dean England, Hong Tran's Relative, Hong Tran, GM Supervisor, CECS Experiential Learning Program DeLaRosa, CECS Associate Dean Kridli

Hong Tran, Mechanical Engineering major,

She completed a co-op at the GM-Hamtramck Assembly Plant in Hamtramck, MI.  Recently graduated and has accepted a professional engineering position with GM.

Past CECS Co-op Award Winners

Cooperative Education Employer of the Year

Each year CECS recognizes an employer for their outstanding commitment and partnership to cooperative education, established 1993 

2018 – ZF 2005 – DENSO International America, Inc.
2017 – Toyota Motor North America 2004 – DTE Energy

2016 – Tegrit

2003 – SY Systems Technologies

2015 – Marathon Petroleum Company

2002 – Lear Corporation

2014 – TRW Automotive

2001 – No award given

2013 – Visteon Corporation

2000 – Siemens

2012 – CalsonicKansei North America

1999 – Acromag

2011 – Urban Science

1998 – Alcoa Fujikura

2010 – Fives Cinetic Automation

1997 – Acromag

2009 – DaySmart Software

1996 – Magna
2008 – GE Consumer & Industrial 1995 – TRW-TED

2007 – TK Holdings, Inc.

1994 – United Technical Automotive
2006 – United States Steel Corporation 1993 – Kelsey Hayes


Dedication and Continual Support

Each year CECS recognizes an employer for their extensive support and dedication to cooperative education, established 2006 

2018 – DTE Energy 2011 – GE Appliances & Lighting
2017 – GE Digital Technology 2010 – Marathon Petroleum Company
2016 – DENSO International America, Inc. 2009 – Acromag

2015 – Vector CANtech, Inc.

2008 – Xilinx

2014 – DaySmart Software

2007 – DTE Energy
2013 – Fives Cinetic Automation 2006 – TRW Automotive

2012 – Takata



Cooperative Education Student of the Year

In recognition of outstanding performance and contribution to their cooperative education employer, established 2014:


2018 – Maridy Mazaira, Ford - Dearborn Truck Final Assembly Plant and Mohammad Ghali, Trillium Secure, Inc. 2015 – Toney Ross, DTE Energy
2017 – Waseem A. Hijazi, Denso International America, Inc., Ford Motor Company and Epitec. 2014 – Kyle Milliman, Linamar/McLaren Performance Technologies
2016 – Brandon Schwartz, Fives Cinetic Automation  



SAE Team visit Ford's Wind Tunnel

Ford helps Univeristy of Michigan-Dearborn' SAE Race Team to study aerodynamics by allowing them invaluable access to its world-class wind tunnel, along with the expertise of its engineers. 

UM-Dearborn SAE Team at Ford Wind Tunnel
SAE Team
September 2016

Co-op Education

Professional Education Center (PEC)
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