Past year's Career Fair Registered Companies Information

Companies that attended previous Career Fairs:

*Avista*

Avista Corp. is an energy, information and technology company whose utility and subsidiary operations focus on delivering superior products and providing innovative solutions to business and residential customers throughout North America. Our Core business, Avista Utilities, generates, transmits and delivers electricity, natural gas and related services to customers in three states - Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. Avista Corp. and our subsidiaries - Advantage IQ and Utilities - employ approximately 1800 employees. Employees of Avista have the opportunity to participate in medical and dental insurance plans and matching 401(k) programs.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering

*BNSF Railway:*

BNSF Railway operates one of the nation’s largest rail networks, with approximately 32,000 route miles operating through 28 states across the western United States. BNSF is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. For more than 160 years we have proudly served our customers by safely and efficiently delivering commodities such as coal, grain, steel and consumer products. The dedication, talent and creativity of our 38,000 employees have helped distinguish BNSF as an innovative and progressive leader within the transportation industry. To learn more about our company, our culture and our opportunities, please visit us online at www.bnsf.com/careers.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Environmental Engineering

*Chief Architect Software*

Chief Architect Software is the leading developer of architectural home design software products. The company is in a high growth mode with fun, creative products and exceptional benefits. We are located in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. We are looking for motivated new graduates and interns to join our Application Development and Web Development teams. We emphasize creative thinking, solid design principles, and software craftsmanship.

Interested Majors:
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science

*Comtech EF Data, AHA Product Division*

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite earth station communications products, including Satellite Modems, Bandwidth & Capacity Management, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Encapsulators, Receivers, Frequency Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science

*Cowlitz County PUD*

Public Utility District No. 1 of Cowlitz County (better known as Cowlitz PUD) is a publicly owned municipal corporation of the State of Washington. The purpose of this municipal corporate organization is for efficient generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy. The PUD is owned by the residents of Cowlitz County and operates on revenues from the sales of its services. The PUD has limited statutory authority to levy taxes.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering

*Cypress Semiconductor*

Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value. Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC® programmable system-on-chip families and derivatives such as PowerPSoC® solutions for high-voltage and LED lighting applications, CapSense® touch sensing and TrueTouch™ solutions for touchscreens. Cypress is the world leader in USB controllers, including the high-performance West Bridge® solution that enhances connectivity and performance in multimedia handsets. Cypress is also a leader in high-performance memories and programmable timing devices. Cypress serves numerous markets including consumer, mobile handsets, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial and military. Cypress trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol CY.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering

*EMC - Isolon Storage Division *

EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science

*F5 Networks*

F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast, and available for everyone. By adding intelligence and manageability into the network to offload applications and optimize the data storage layer, F5 extends the power of intelligent networking to all levels of application delivery. F5’s extensible architecture intelligently integrates application optimization, protects the application and the network, and delivers application reliability. Over 16,000 organizations and service providers worldwide trust F5 to keep their applications running. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington with offices worldwide. For more information, go to www.f5.com

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science

*Garmin AT*

Garmin is a leader in the general aviation and consumer GPS markets and its products serve aviation, marine, outdoor, fitness, automotive, mobile, and OEM applications. Through its operating subsidiaries, Garmin Ltd. designs and manufactures navigation, communication and information electronics. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland and its prinicipal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.

Interested Majors:
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science

*GE Aviation*

GE Aviation Systems - Yakima is a year-round operation, employing highly skilled people. The latest state-of-the-art machines are in use, most of them computer numerically controlled. All departments of the company are computerized, including the Design Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Departments which use CAD/CAPP/CAM equipment extensively.

GE Aviation Systems - Yakima specializes in internal locking actuators and holdback bars and has a broad product range covering servo actuators, flight controls, landing gear actuation, special purpose valves, and other proprietary hydraulic devices. The company specializes in engineered products involving machine shop fabrication and hydraulic operation. Contract make-to-print work is also an important part of our business base.

Interested Majors:
- Mechanical Engineering
- All other Engineering Majors

*Georgia-Pacific*

Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs more than 40,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North America, South America and Europe. Georgia-Pacific is an independently managed and operated company of Koch Industries, Inc., a private company headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering

*Hewlett-Packard

In hp, we invent new technologies and innovative products. We change markets and create business opportunities. We plan and broaden company strategy, and deliver the science and technology that achieves it. We're focused on e-services technologies and solutions, on Internet and computing platforms, printing and imaging technologies, storage and intelligent information appliances. We're getting smarter, acting sharper, moving faster, and getting people off the bench and into customer sites to speed up time to market. At hp, we in R&D don't just dream about the future...We Invent It!

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science

*Integrated Engineering Services*

Integrated Engineering Solutions (IES) is a Custom Software Solutions service provider that excels in designing, implementing, and supporting engineering and technical software solutions. Areas of expertise include 3D graphics, CAD, business software integration, immersive environments / virtual reality and rich media.

Interested Majors:
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science

*Marvell Semiconductor*

Founded in 1995, Marvell Technology Group Ltd. has operations worldwide and approximately 5,700 employees. Marvell’s U.S. operating subsidiary is based in Santa Clara, California and Marvell has international design centers located in the U.S., Europe, Israel, India, Singapore and China.

A leading fabless semiconductor company, Marvell ships over one billion chips a year. Marvell’s expertise in microprocessor architecture and digital signal processing, drives multiple platforms including high volume storage solutions, mobile and wireless, networking, consumer, and green products. World-class engineering and mixed-signal design expertise helps Marvell deliver critical building blocks to its customers, giving them the competitive edge to succeed in today’s dynamic market.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science

*Portalnd General Electric*

Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon's largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon's energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places — the team-driven environments with the resources and support you need to succeed. That's PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It's fun. It's challenging. It's enriching. And it's a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you're looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.

We offer a full range of traditional benefits - medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and more - plus exciting opportunities unique to employment with us. From our robust on-the-job training to our on-site fitness facilities, PGE has a multitude of programs to help you gain valuable skills and experience, to provide rewards for meeting company goals, and to encourage health, safety, fellowship, and community volunteerism. PGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Environmental Engineering

*Puget Sound Energy*

PSE is one of the largest producers of renewable energy in the Pacific Northwest. Our region has experienced dramatic change during Puget Sound Energy’s 135+ year history, but one thing has remained constant: PSE’s focus on safe, reliable, low-cost energy service. The company’s commitment to serving communities, to helping make them better places to live and work, is as steadfast as ever. We are always looking for bring, driven individuals to play an integral role within PSE to help us better serve the environment, our customers and the communities they live in. Come gain the energy to do great things through a career at Puget Sound Energy!

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering

*Schneider Electric*

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company's 100,000+ employees achieved sales of more than 19.6 billion Euros in 2010, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy”.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Mechanical Engineering

*Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories*

Are you ready to be part of a highly motivated and well-equipped team? Are you a quick learner who likes new challenges? If so, then you are ready to join us at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories!

Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III delivered the first commercial digital protective relay in 1984. Under his technical, managerial, and fiscal leadership, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has expanded to over 2700 employees.

Our products and solutions must be simple and reliable because they protect the largest, most complicated machine on earth: the electric power grid. Blackouts in the U.S. and Canada remind us that reliable electric power is crucial to our society. SEL provides systems, services, and products for the protection, monitoring, control, automation, and metering of utility and industrial electric systems worldwide.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Mechanical Engineering

*Snohomish County PUD No. 1*

Snohomish County PUD No. 1 is the electric power and water utility of Snohomish County, WA. The Public Utility District was formed in 1936 and covers all of Snohomish county and Camano Island. Snohomish PUD is the nation’s 12th largest public utility and serves over 320,000 electric customers and 20,000 water customers with a work force of nearly 1,000 employees. Most of the power is purchased from the Bonneville Power Administration, although the District is currently broadening our portfolio with low impact hydro, geothermal, tidal and co-generation.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering

*Tacoma Public Utilities*

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering

*US Army Corps of Engineers*

The Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, operates five large multipurpose hydropower dams that provide navigation, recreation, and fish and wildlife benefits. The District's civil works boundaries generally follow the Snake River drainage and include approximately 107,000 square miles in six states - Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, and small parts of Nevada and Utah. The District staff operates dams, plans projects, provides engineering services, coordinates emergency management efforts and provides a range of administrative and logistical support to the entire organization. The Walla Walla District also provides engineering, environmental and planning services to the region.

Interested Majors:
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering

*Washington Technology Industry Association*

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) supports the growth and long-term success of your business. We are a catalyst for building community, sharing expertise, delivering business services, and advancing the interests of technology professionals and companies doing business in Washington. We are 25+ years old and one of the largest and oldest tech associations in North America. Our purpose is to help all Washington technology companies of size and sector prosper. Acquiring talent is a major part of the process, and that is why we value going to top education institutions on their behalf to find the best talent.

Interested Majors:
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Civil Engineering
- Business Majors