What is the Aerospace Career Expo?

The Aerospace Career Expo (ACE) is a career fair designed specifically for companies in the Aerospace and Defense industries to draw qualified candidates from related fields, including Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Aviation Technology. Students in these fields are looking for internships, Co-Op opportunities, and full time positions. ACE is designed to feature both large and small companies specializing in a diverse range of sectors within the Aerospace industry. Pictures from prior ACEs can be seen below:

      AAESAC ACE S2020

Why should you recruit from Purdue AAE?

Purdue is a great place to recruit your company's future aerospace engineers. Our graduates have gone on to hold significant leadership roles, such as presidents of major aerospace entities, NASA Center Directors, Chief Engineers, Program Directors and Lead Engineers. The 2022 U.S. News & World Report ranked Purdue's undergraduate program in the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics fifth in the nation and the Gambaro Graduate Program of Aeronautics and Astronautics was ranked fifth-best in the nation.

Fall 2022 Aerospace Hybrid Career Expo

Purdue University's Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Student Advisory Council is excited to announce it will be hosting the Fall 2022 Aerospace Career Expo in a hybrid format. ACE will connect outstanding Purdue University engineering students interested in securing a position in the Aerospace field with the top companies from across the country. The fair is open to all engineering undergraduate and graduate students looking for internships, co-ops, and full time positions. Purdue is consistently a top-ranked engineering university, and the students attending the job fair can offer incomparable skills and talents. ACE is a great chance for employers to speak with these exceptional students.



Date: Wednesday October 5th, 2022

Location: Career Fair Plus 

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Date: Thursday October 6th, 2022

Location: Stewart Center

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Companies Attending:

Date: October 5th, 2022

Advanced Space




Stratolaunch LLC 


Date: October 6th, 2022



Rocket Lab USA

Stratolaunch LLC

US Army Aviation & Missile Cetner

Raytheon Technologies

Sierra Space

Williams International



Student and Employer registration is now open for the Fall 2022 Aerospace Career Expo in the link below:

Registration Link

Please contact Gouri Bellad at AAESAC@purdue.edu with any questions or concerns.

(Lunch and refreshments will be provided with the registration)