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company crash course

Company Crash Course

Presented by

Women in Electrical and Computer Engineering

purpose for this p resentation
Purpose for this Presentation

Career Fair can be overwhelming.

Can't decide what company? What type of job? Well we can't decide for you, but we can show you some options.

This presentation gives you a start on your research and hopefully helps you determine some companies that you are interested in and some that you aren't.



100 years old

Founded: 1916

Government and Commercial Markets in 150 Countries

Leader in design, deployment and operation of highly-reliable, secure communications systems and information networks for voice, data, imaging and video

CE0: William Brown

Headquarters: Melbourne, FL

Annual Rev.: $6 Billion

Employees: 17,000 (including 7,000 Engineers and Scientist)

  • Technology Examples:
  • Responsible for Communications Infrastructure for FAA
  • World leader in Broadcast Technology (HDTV)
  • Wireless Handheld Radios for Military
  • Integrating Medical Information from Multiple Sources for Healthcare Solutions
  • GOES-R Weather Tracking Satellite Ground Segment (can map lightning activity & track hurricanes)
  • R&D:
  • Antennas
  • Electro-Optics
  • Signal Processing
  • Microelectronics
  • Image Processing
  • Mechatronics
  • Integrated Information Systems
  • Cyber Systems
  • 70% Gov’t Funded
  • 30% Internally Funded
  • 200 new grads hired annually
  • 30-50 college interns co-ops

100 year old company

Founded: mid-1920s

One of the largest generators of electricity in the nation

  • Technology:
  • Nuclear Plant Vogtle in - GA
  • Photovoltaic Plant - New Mexico
  • Biomass Plant - Texas
  • R&D
  • -Wind
  • -Hydro
  • -Solar


-Electric Utilities

-Fiber Optics

-Wireless Communications

CE0: Tom Fanning

Headquarters: Atlanta Georgia

Annual Rev.: $17 Billion

Employees: 26,000

Key Facts:

-42,000 MW electric generating capacity

-27,000 miles of transmission/distribution lines

-3,700 substations

-4.4 million customers

-16th largest utility company in world


-Alabama, Georgia, Gulf,

and -Mississippi Power

-Southern Telecom



165 years old

Founded: 1847

Leader in automation equipment, building technologies for manufactures, imaging systems for hospitals, and power generation

  • R&D:
  • Automation Engineering
  • Electronics, Energy, & Environment
  • Imaging & Visualization
  • Intelligent Systems & Control
  • Image Processing
  • Software, Security & Systems
  • Informatics
  • Technology Examples:
  • Working on High-voltage direct current transmission technology enables electricity to be transported over vast distances.
  • Use parallel digital technologies for real-time visualizations for design and manufacturing processes.
  • New insight in medical imaging – BiographmMR, first scanner to integrate magnetic imaging (MRI) and position emission tomography (PET) technologies in one system.

CE0: Peter Loscher

Headquarters: Munich,


Annual Rev.: $93 Billion

Employees: 360,000

Opportunities for development and technical training programs for Bachelors, Masters, PhD candidates interested in engineering, finance, IT, or sales marketing.


Formed by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995.

 572 facilities in 500 cities and 46 states throughout the U.S.

American global aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology company with worldwide interests

CEO: Bob Stevens

Headquarters: Bethesda, MD

Annual Revenue: $45.8 billion

Employees: 126,000 (U.S. and internationally)

  • Products:
  • Air Traffic Control systems
  • Ballistic missiles
  • Munitions
  • National Missile Defense elements
  • Transport/Fighter aircraft
  • Radar
  • Satellite
  • Atlas launch vehicles
  • NASA's Orion spacecraft
  • HULC (Human exoskeleton)
  • Business Areas:
  • Aeronautics
  • Electronic Systems
  • Information Systems & Global Solutions
  • Space Systems
  • 4,000+ full-time and intern/co-op opportunities

In 2009, 74% of Lockheed Martin's revenues came from military sales. It received 7.1% of the funds paid out by the Pentagon.


100 years old

Founded: 1984

Privately held, multinational corporation

Leading developer of mathematical computing software

President: Jack Little

Headquarters:Natlick, Massachusetts

Annual Revenue: $600 Million

Employees: 2,200 (30% located outside US)

  • Products used to:
  • Improve the quality of next-generation network audio products
  • Teach computer programming to undergraduates
  • Translate the distorted sound of the human voice in high-pressure environments
  • Advance the mapping of the human genome
  • Application Areas:
  • Technical Computing
  • Embedded Systems
  • Signal Processing
  • Test & Measurement
  • Image Processing
  • Mechatronics
  • Computational Finance
  • Main products:
    • MATLAB
    • Simulink
  • Profitable every year since its founding

Founded: 1968 by Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce

*First commercial microprocessor 1971

World Leader in Silicon Innovation

CEO: Paul S. Otellini

Headquarters: Santa Clara, CA

Employees: 80,000 worldwide, ½ in U.S.

Prime Locations: California, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Massachusetts, Colorado





-Ethernet Product

-Server Systems


-Component Design


-Flash Memory

-Wireless Networking

Technology appears in



-smart TV's and phones


  • Business Areas:
  • Process, Yield and Equipment Engineering
  • Design Automation and CAD Engineering
  • Hardware and Software Product Development
  • Component Design and Validation
  • R&D:
  • Single Chip Cloud Computer w/ 48 cores on single Si CPU chip


Founded: 1966

*successor to the Navy’s Bureau of Naval Weapons

NAVAIR's mission is to provide full life-cycle support of naval aviation aircraft, weapons and systems operated by Sailors and Marines

  • Mission Statement:
  • NAVAIR procures, develops, tests and supports Naval aircraft, weapons and related systems necessary to support the Navy’s mission and protect the nation by deterring or defeating enemy forces around the world.
  • Provide training and equipment required for Sailors and Marines to complete their mission and return home safely.


Patuxent River ,Maryland.

With 10 total locations such as CA, FL and NC

(8 in US and 2 International)

Commander: Vice Adm. David Architzel US Navy

  • Organization:
  • Program Management Contracts
  • Research and Engineering
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Logistics and Industrial Operations
  • Corporate Operations
  • Comptroller
  • Counsel
  • Government Funded
  • Civilian Division of United States Navy
  • Hires students and recent grads

Product Groups:

-Fixed Wing -Weapons

-Rotocraft -Unmanned Air Systems -Aviation Systems


World’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company and the world’s largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products.

CE0: Rex W. Tillerson

Headquarters: Irving, Texas

Annual Revenue: $40.6 Billion

Employees: 106,100 worldwide (includes employees in Mobil and Esso)

The Corporation comprises 10 separate companies, making up the Upstream, Downstream, and Chemical businesses.

  • UF Campus Recruiting Team includes recruiting for:
  • Downstream Research & Engineering
  • Global Real Estate & Facilities
  • Environmental Services
  • Supply & Transportation
  • Lubricants & Specialties
  • Gas & Power Marketing
  • Fuels Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • extensive research programs
  • supports operations
  • enables continuous improvement in each business line
  • explores new and emerging energy sources and technologies
  • IT
  • Drilling
  • Pipeline
  • Chemicals
  • Production
  • Procurement
  • Development

Technology Organizations (and examples)-Advanced Technologies Nanotechnology-Aero-Thermal & Mechanical Systems Energy Efficient Engines-Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Energy Storage-Diagnostics & Biomedical Technologies Cell Growth-Electrical Technologies & Systems Electric Vehicle Integration-Manufacturing & Material Technologies Advanced Composite Materials-Software Sciences & Analytics Modeling & Optimization

CEO: Jeff Immelt

  • Headquarters: Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Annual Revenue: $150 billion (in 2010)
  • Employees: 300,000 (100,000 in US)
  • Jobs in 160 countries

Founded: 1892

  • Interns/Co-ops:

Competitive salary

accrued vacation time

Opportunities to network with managers and other interns at informational sessions, career fairs, social events and recreational activities

  • New Grad:

Edison Engineering Development Program is a technical skill development program that gives experience in the possible areas of systems, analysis, design, quality, reliability, integration, and testing


10 years old

Founded: 2002

American Space Transport Company.

Revolutionizing Access to Space

CE0:Elon Musk

Headquarters: Hawthorne, CA

Annual Revenue: $1-2.5 Million

Employees: Over 1,100 with tremendous growth

  • Technology Examples:
  • Falcon 1 – A small partially reusable rocket capable of placing several hundred Kg into low earth orbit.
  • Falcon Heavy – A heavy-lift configuration using a cluster of three Falcon 9 Rockets.
  • Dragon – A human-rated commercial spacecraft.
  • Grasshopper – Reusable launch vehicle that is a vertical takeoff, vertical landing rocket.
  • Available Positions:
  • Avionics
  • Information Services & Technology
  • Launch Engineering
  • Manufacturing and Production Engineering
  • Propulsion Engineering
  • Structures Engineering
  • Testing Operations & Engineering
  • Mainly funded by NASA
  • Also funded by private companies, military, and other non-American government agencies.
  • More than 70 open positions online
  • 67 interns/co-ops (2010)

61 years old

Founded: 1951

Semiconductor Company.

Texas Instruments exists to create, make and market useful products and services to satisfy the needs of its customers throughout the world.

  • Available Positions:
  • Applications Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Equipment Engineer
  • Product/Test Engineer
  • Software/Systems Engineer
  • Sales and Marketing Engineers
  • Technology Examples:
  • Scientific and graphing calculators
  • Ex: Ti-89
  • Low power microcontrollers
  • Ex: MSP430
  • Signal Processing
  • Ex: DLP Cinema Technology
  • Semiconductors
  • Ex: RFID front end ICs
  • Ex: Low Drop-Out Voltage Regulators
  • Ex: DAC – digital to analog converters

CE0: Rich Tempelton

Headquarters: Dallas, TX

Annual Revenue: $14 Billion

Employees: 35,100

  • 12% Company Growth
  • 64% Research & Development
  • 26% General & Administrative
  • 9% Sales & Marketing