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Mohammed landed a paid internship at a top robotics company before finishing school.

Here’s how:

Mohammed always had a passion for understanding how everyday objects worked.
While at Oakland University, he was able to gain hands-on experience needed to prepare him
for the field of engineering.

He utilized OU’s Career Services, who helped him secure an internship with Kuka Robotics.

He works as an application engineer, working on augmented reality demos.

Now, he is on his way to building his future, hoping to enhance the field of mixed reality.

You can too.

Oakland University

An OU Degree Matters

OU prides itself in ranking at the top among competitors for value, pride, support, success, preparation and location, year after year. As a result, the following statistics regarding Oakland University students and alumni are higher than the national average:

  • Completed internships related to their current careers
  • Current jobs align with the career goals they had during their degree
  • First job after graduation helped them pursue their career goals
  • Founded a company or non-profit
  • Have obtained positions as senior, executive or top-level management

Source | NACM 2021

Discover Your Future Magazine 

We continually assess the quantity and quality of the opportunities and services we provide. We also assess the post-graduation outcomes of recent graduates each year in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). You can view Oakland University results below. New results are posted every winter semester for the previous academic year.

2020-2021 Discover your Future Magazine

2021-2022 Discover your Future Magazine

2022-2023 Discover your Future Magazine

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