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Why Study ECE at UMass Lowell?

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Close Ties with Local Industry

UMass Lowell is located in the heart of the Massachusetts technology belt, and maintains close relationships with local industry. Students have the opportunity for:

  • Part-time semester internships,
  • Full-time summer internships and
  • Industry-sponsored projects.
Connect with Career Services & Co-ops
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Industry-Sponsored Scholarships

Strategic industry alliances have been formed with several of companies in the area. Student have the opportunity for internships or co-ops, providing very close interaction and feedback between department programs and their expectations. In turn, the companies have provided scholarship opportunities for our students.

See a full list of scholarships

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Are you a DifferenceMaker?

DifferenceMaker is a campus-wide program that engages students in creative problem solving, innovation & entrepreneurship.

Find out more about DifferenceMaker

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