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Take a break from your books.

Studying and taking tests is important, but so is going beyond the classroom to maximize your college experience. Check out the options you have to make the most of your time at Purdue Fort Wayne.

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Jobs and Internships

For some extra spending cash.

Whether you’re looking for a part-time job on campus or a full-time job after graduation, we have lots of options.


Internships come in two flavors: paid and unpaid. Check out what’s available now, and look back often for more opportunities.


Student Organizations


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Dedicated to the advancement of engineers.

Join the American Society of Civil Engineers to learn about the profession of civil engineering, promote a spirit of congeniality among your peers, and enjoy the company of other civil engineering majors.


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Indulge your curiosity.

Join the American Society of Mechanical Engineers to learn about the profession of mechanical engineering, promote a spirit of congeniality among your peers, and enjoy the company of other mechanical engineering majors.

Engineers Without Borders

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Improve the world.

If you want to build a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges, this is the club for you.


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Guiding you toward your future.

Stimulate your continued interest in and understanding of the professional dimensions of engineering, and learn the steps required to reach professional status through licensure as a professional engineer by joining the National Society of Professional Engineers.

Phi Sigma Rho

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A sorority for ETCS majors.

Join the Phi Sigma Rho Engineering sorority to help foster and maintain the inspired ideals of friendship, scholarship, and encouragement.

Society of Women Engineers

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Support and encouragement for women engineers.

Meet, support, and encourage other women engineers while you take part in annual activities.
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Mastodons LEADing Mastodons.

As an engineering major, you’ll have the opportunity to be paired with (or become) a LEAD mentor—a junior, senior, or graduate student who is dedicated to helping College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science students navigate through their college journey as an ETCS student in an effort to help them reach their academic, career, and personal goals.

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Living Learning Community

Live with the engineering Herd.

Make connections and live with those who share your passion of engineering by joining a living learning community. You’ll get to make unforgettable memories with your fellow Mastodons, collaborate together, and forge lifelong friendships.

Study Abroad

Let the world be your classroom.

Your college experience is special—and uniquely yours. Imagine enhancing it by taking your studies overseas. Living and learning in a different country will foster both your independence and your personal development. Through this experience, and the knowledge you’ll gain living like a local, you’ll emerge with a new perspective.

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