Graduate Certificate in Electrical Engineering Foundations

Alumni Success Stories

INTERVIEWS

Jennifer Kolar with dogMEET JENNIFER KOLAR, a graduate from the Graduate Certificate in Electrical Engineering Foundations (‘20). Jennifer Kolar had more than 20 years of electrical engineering experience, but she wanted to refresh her skills to aid in her role as the Vice President of Engineering at Monsoon Solutions. The variety of topics in the nine-month program and the fact it is designed for working professionals made it a perfect fit for her goals and busy life. Jennifer now has an up-to-date EE education to make her work with electrical engineer customers, doing analysis and making recommendations on circuit design and implementation, even better. Read Jennifer’s Q&A interview.

Josh DevineMEET JOSH DEVINE, an alumnus of the Graduate Certificate in Electrical Engineering Foundations (’18), and the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (’19) from the University of Washington Bothell. Josh credits the highlight of the graduate certificate to all the little “a ha!” moments, and is thankful for the dedicated STEM graduate career counseling service available to students. The graduate certificate was a bridge program for Josh to enter the master’s, and today he is a Hardware and Firmware Engineer at Robodub. Watch a short video and read Josh’s Q&A interview.

Paul Marsh alumnusMEET PAUL MARSH, an alumnus of the Graduate Certificate in Electrical Engineering Foundations (‘16), and the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (‘18). Paul originally started the certificate to enhance his skills as a materials and data engineer and his work in motorsports. Upon discovering his passion for research in environmental sensing, the certificate ultimately led him to pursue a doctorate in electrical engineering. Watch a short video and read Paul's Q&A interview.