College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Agricultural engineer grad secures job with master’s and internship experience

There are many things students can do to improve their resumes and find experience that will help them land their dream jobs. For engineering students, this is not any different.

James Bosserd graduated from Iowa State in 2007 with a master’s degree in agricultural engineering. Bosserd was able to secure a full-time job at John Deere in Waterloo, Iowa, the summer following the spring ISU career fair.

“As an instrumentation engineer, I work on tractors and testing their parts to make sure they work,” Bosserd said.

Bosserd applied and interviewed at three different places before deciding on John Deere. His decision came primarily from getting to know Deere’s main recruiter through the John Deere project he did for his master’s degree.

Read more from the Iowa State Daily.