Paige Kassalen - IEEE

Paige Kassalen
230 Mayfair Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
To obtain a full time position in the field of electrical engineering
Virginia Tech
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering
GPA: 3.11
Expected Graduation Date: May 2015
Microsoft Office, SAP, Documentum, Alarm Management, CPM, DeltaV, Proficient in French
Blacksburg, VA
Internships and Work Experience
Intel, Senior Capstone Design Project
Blacksburg, VA
Design and fabricate reliability low dielectric interconnect structures; Develop test methodologies to study dielectric failures;
Preform reliability testing and analysis; Gain exposure to Product Management
Planned for Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
Bayer, Control Process Intern
Baytown, TX
Defined scope of batch recipes for the Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants unit; Gained exposure to SAP, Alarm Management,
and Safety Integrated Systems; Presented technical material to audiences with technical and nontechnical backgrounds
Summer 2014
Westinghouse Electric Company, Hardware Intern
Pittsburgh, PA
Created performance engineering equipment acceptance tests; Designed from a standpoint of manufacturability and parts
availability; Shadowed vendor and customer meetings regarding equipment
Summer 2013
Project Ellie, ECE Design Studio
Blacksburg, VA
Researched, designed, and developed a GPS tracking system on a high altitude balloon design team.
Fall 2012-2013
Federal Mogul, Intern
Blacksburg, VA
Preformed acceptance tests on machines; Conducted specification standard deviation tests and updated procedure manuals;
Translated manuals from French to English
Summer 2012
Rent the Runway, Public Relations Intern
Blacksburg, VA
Promoted Rent the Runway through team collaboration and developed on-campus company image
Fall 2012-2014
Extracurricular Activities
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Virginia Tech
President 2014, Member Development Chair 2013
Joined in 2012
Society of Women Engineers
Virginia Tech
Joined in 2011
Delta Delta Delta
Virginia Tech
Vice President of Public Relations, 365 Community Service Chair of 2013
Joined in 2012
Electrical and Computer (ECE) Student Ambassador
Virginia Tech
Lead tours of the ECE Department; Speak to potential students and families; Present at engineering information sessions
Joined in 2012
Linkous Ladies Mentoring Program
Virginia Tech
Promote high self-esteem and confidence by being a positive role model to a Gilbert Linkous Elementary School student
Joined in 2012
Scuba Diving Club
Virginia Tech
Joined in 2013
Hokie Heels Liason
Virginia Tech
Joined in 2012
Honors and Awards
Homecoming Court
Fraternity and Sorority Division of Student Affairs Learning Aspirations Curiosity Award
Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech