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Industry & Alumni

Industry & Alumni


Together, we're building a legacy of engineering excellence.

When you join the ISE Community, you become a valued, lifelong member. 

Here, you can join a vibrant network of alumni, local professionals, and industry partners who are dedicated to fostering the future of industrial engineering. They bring a wealth of insight and experience, enriching our students' journeys and gaining the satisfaction of contributing to the development of our field's future leaders.

We warmly welcome you to join us on a mission and find your unique place in our thriving community.

Ways to Get Involved

Give to ISE

Your generosity helps us provide opportunities for greater student access, support innovative research in diverse areas from medicine to technology, and enable the success of future engineers. Explore all our scholarship and support fund opportunities through the link below.

Make an impact

    Become a Guest Lecturer »

    Our Professional Practice Seminar series (IND E 491), scheduled each autumn, brings together ISE alumni and industry partners to provide valuable insights to our undergraduate students. These seminars help students prepare for their professional journey. 

    We also welcome the opportunity to host career-related info sessions and recruitment events outside of the seminar series.


    Collaborate with Capstone »

    Our Senior Design Project, better known as Capstone, offer a unique opportunity for student teams to collaborate with local companies and propose solutions to real-world problems. This hands-on approach benefits our students by imparting professional experience, while also benefiting corporations, small companies, and non-profits through the innovative solutions proposed by our students. To propose a senior design project or become a corporate sponsor, please contact Patty Buchanan.

    Connect with Corporate & Foundation Relations »

    Our Corporate & Foundation Relations team strives to establish beneficial relationships between companies, students, programs, and faculty. We assist companies in crafting customized student recruitment plans and facilitate partnerships with faculty for mutually beneficial research initiatives. 


    Network through Handshake »

    Handshake matches employers with qualified job applicants, from entry-level job seekers to seasoned professionals with BSIE, MSIE, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Washington. Join our community of employers and contribute to the career growth of our students and alumni.

Join the External Advisory Board

Comprised of industry leaders and engineering experts from across the private and public sectors, the EAB provides the department strategic recommendations, strengthens ISE relationships with stakeholders, and supports student advancement and innovation.


Husky for Life

UW Alumni Association

Become a part of the University of Washington Alumni Association and tap into a network of diverse professionals across the globe. Your participation strengthens the Husky community, fostering opportunities and nurturing the success of future graduates.

Join the Dawg Pack