Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Career Spotlight

  • Brock Little
    Brock Little

    Current role:
    Aerospace Design & Structures Engineer
    at HeliMods

    Educational background:
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/Master of Engineering (Mechanical and Aerospace), The University of Queensland

    "I participated in a lot of extra-curricular activities, especially investing my time with organisations relevant to my interests, such as the Australian Youth Aerospace Association (AYAA), Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). I strongly recommend these organisations if you want to grow your professional network and contacts in the companies you want to work for."
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  • Daniel Fraser
    Daniel Fraser

    Current role:
    Digital Product Design and Software Developer
    at Micromelon Robotics

    Educational background:
    Bachelor of Multimedia Design Graduate, The University of Queensland

    "In university working on difficult assignments and being in the situation of either figuring something out and passing or giving up and failing. It is often difficult but is a fast way to learn. "
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  • Kartikee Gupta
    Kartikee Gupta

    Current role:
    Development and Communications Coordinator – UQ Women in Engineering
    at The University of Queensland

    Educational background:
    Bachelor of Civil Engineering/Bachelor of Finance, Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

    "Organisations, in particular STEM related fields are now embracing diversity! It isn't just about increasing the number of females in organisations, but also the cultural and mindset shift that organisations are driving towards making STEM fields more female friendly and inclusive."
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  • Kate Heliotis
    Kate Heliotis

    Current role:
    Structural Engineer
    at Bligh Tanner

    Educational background:
    Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering), The University of Queensland

    "Do not listen to the myths that engineering is “hard” or let that scare you! Engineering is challenging, but it’s also very rewarding and you are not doing it alone. There is so much support around you and your engineering peers become your best mates. This is true for study AND working professionally."
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  • Pat Manyuru
    Pat Manyuru

    Current role:
    Tutor
    at Faculty of EAIT

    Educational background:
    Higher Degree by Research on the use of digital games as educational tools in architectural navigation

    "My current work since I arrived in Brisbane in 2018 has involved academic tutoring and teaching, ranging from architectural communication courses to topics in design studio. I have also worked on a number of workshops and exhibitions that have focused on the use of digital technology tools."
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  • Philip Edwards
    Philip Edwards

    Current role:
    Smart Services Engineer
    at Schneider Electric

    Educational background:
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering), The University of Queensland

    "While I tried out some campus clubs and societies, I have most enjoyed volunteering externally, in a seemingly unrelated activity of running youth holiday programs. This then translated from my thesis with Engineers Without Boarders (EWB) to running EWB outreach workshops which included travelling around regional Far North Queensland. "
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  • Ruth Tromp
    Ruth Tromp

    Current role:
    Graduate Process Engineer
    at Queensland Urban Utilities

    Educational background:
    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)/Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering), The University of Queensland

    "My BE/ME placement with Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU) was organised by the EAIT Student Employability Team. Working for QUU as an intern and carrying out team-based projects during my course-work made me realise that employability does not rest solely on a single-digit GPA."
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