2022 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

ExxonMobil Corporation, the largest publicly traded international energy company, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students. Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science.

Selected students will be exposed to a top-quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with an ExxonMobil professional to learn how their knowledge and skills are applied in a corporate setting. 

Fellowship Components
The Fellowship consists of five 1-hour meetings with a mentor (virtual or in person), participation in the Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program (on-line), an exclusive curriculum to introduce Fellows to ExxonMobil and career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant. In addition, there exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship.

Fellowship Requirements
This opportunity is highly competitive and open to rising sophomores, juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students attending a 4-year college or university.
Fellowship applicants with the following majors will be given priority: 

·       Civil Engineering

·       Chemical Engineering 

·       Computer Engineering

·       Electrical Engineering

·       Geoscience 

·       Material Science and Engineering 

·       Mechanical Engineering

Applicants with these majors will be considered also: Chemistry, Computer Science Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Petroleum Engineering, and Physics.

Other Requirements:

·       Must plan to pursue a career in the fields/majors listed above

·       Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

·       Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).

For the 2022 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

If you have questions please contact Julian@hispanicheritage.org. Please use “ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship” in the subject line.

The 2022 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close May 15, 2022, @11:59 p.m EDT.

This opportunity available through the LOFT program are for Hispanic students. Others interested should contact the company’s website directly

Research Position Available

Rahimi Lab has two research positions open for undergraduate students over Summer 2022. One research area is wireless sensor design and implementation for wearable healthcare and biomedical applications. The second research area is drone-assisted measurements of wireless soil sensors for precision agriculture applications.  The positions are open for students in ECE/BME/MSE with a background in PCB designArduino programming, and/or Antenna design and measurements. The students will receive training and assistance on software, such as Altium and Arduino, and characterization equipment, such as a vector network analyzer. With guidance, the students will also perform antenna measurements in an anechoic chamber facility as well as in agricultural fields.  

Motivated students with prior experience in these areas are preferred. If interested, please email Prof. Rahim Rahimi (rrahimi@purdue.edu) with a brief explanation of your background and prior experience and an attached resume.