Aerospace Career Expo

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. Companies of the past have included Boeing, Lockheed Martin, UTC (Pratt and Whitney, among others), L3 Communications, Aero Engine Controls (a joint venture of Rolls-Royce and Goodrich), Northrop Grumman, and a number of smaller companies. Pictures from prior ACE can be seen below:

ACE IThe First ACE in the MSEE Atrium ACE IIThe Second ACE in the ARMS Atrium

Aerospace Career Expo

Purdue University's Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Student Advisory Council is proud to announce it will be hosting the Aerospace Career Expo again this fall and company registration for this event will open soon. The event will be held in the Armstrong Hall Atrium on October 20th, 2015. More details will be available soon. Additionally, we can help you arrange for private interviews in the days following the event. Please see the following pages for more information about the event, Purdue Aerospace, the hosting organization, parking, and local attractions.

ACE will connect outstanding Purdue University engineering students interested in securing a position within 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.

AAESAC would like to invite you and your company to participate in this unique opportunity.Please feel free to contact our executive board at if you have any questions, comments, or concerns. AAESAC looks forward to your participation in this event. See you in October!

Why to Recruit from Purdue

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. Aviation Week and Space Technology recently published that Purdue University was rated #1 by Aerospace and Defense Employers. The 2010 US News & World Report ranked Purdue's undergraduate School of Aeronautics & Astronautics 4th in the nation and the graduate school 6th in the nation.