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Careers with Engineering

Taylah Griffin

Aircraft engineer
Taylah Griffin hadn’t spent much time on planes before signing up for a degree in aerospace engineering – now she has a seriously cool grad gig testing top-end military aircraft.

Louise Samios

Medical tech student manager
Louise Samios’ own medical experiences led to her study pathway at UTS and an amazing career.

Annabelle Luu

Telecommunications engineer
When Annabelle Luu isn’t nailing her career ambitions in telecommunications engineering, she’s a car buff, tech fiend and amateur weightlifter.

Lina Abd Rahim

Biomedical engineer-to-be
Lina Abd Rahim originally wanted to be a doctor, but then she discovered biomedical engineering.

Maria Antwan

Director, NWD Design and Build
When she isn’t busy overseeing the construction of new homes and shop fit-outs, Maria is a role model and ambassador for women in construction.

Jennifer Shook

Chemical engineer and Enterprise Services Graduate, CBA
Jennifer's role in Digital, Operations and Technology (DOT) isn’t exactly your typical engineering gig.

Michael Selvadurai

Mechatronics engineer and Enterprise Services Graduate, CBA
Michael’s engineering background has equipped him with the knowledge to navigate complex IT systems.

Yemi Penn

Rail project entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Yemi Penn has worked on all things rail-related in a variety of non-traditional engineering roles.

Catherine Isaac

Mechanical Engineer at Cochlear
Catherine Isaac is a mechanical engineer working to develop a new and improved cochlear implant.

Florence McKenzie

Electrical engineer
Florence McKenzie was Australia's first female electrical engineer, and founded the Women's Emergency Signalling Corps (WESC) ahead of World War II.

Mitchell Torok

Mechatronics whiz
Mitchell Torok is the Rosny College student from Tasmania that took out the Engineering award in this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards alongside his cousin Isaac Brain.

Macinley Butson

SMART inventor
At just 18 years old, Macinley Butson has won the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards twice and has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year 2018.

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