Engineering Career Night Educates Students

Matt Alagna Thomas Magnete

On February 17, 2014, Mathew Alagna, CEO of Thomas Magnete USA LLC in Brookfield, WI spoke to students in grade 6 through seniors in high school at Engineering Career Night at Wauwatosa West High School. Matt talked about his education and career, their customer base, mechanical and electrical engineering and what a typical day at his job is like. Matt brought sectioned parts and some hydraulic and automotive valves that Thomas Magnete USA makes. He interacted with the students by talking over the parts and how they were made and what they do. He stressed that with engineering careers you get to work in teams and with many different people.

To view Mr. Alagna’s presentation, click here.

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