In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying and working toward a degree, these Panthers’ hard work paid off. Now they’re paying it forward by letting you know how they did it.

Name: Rami Ghazzara

Hometown: Miami, FL

Degree/Major: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering

Where are you working? Title? I work for Boeing at their Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS), located in China Lake, California, as a flight test engineer. 

How did you get your job? I got my job doing an interview at the 2018 SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professionals Engineers) Conference, an annual STEM conference that allows students and its members to have the opportunity to meet and learn about industry leading companies and see what they have to offer. It’s also a great place to seek job opportunities. I was able to land interviews with several companies, including Boeing for the position I have today. Read more on FIU NEWS.

Rami Ghazzara

Rami Ghazzara works for Boeing in China Lake, California, as a flight test engineer.