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Rockford aerospace company hires NIU graduates on basis of senior project

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DEKALB, Ill. (WTVO) — A partnership between Northern Illinois University and Collins Aerospace is launching student careers with their new senior design project.

The students from NIU’s College of Engineering were tasked with finding more efficient ways to track items on the shop floor.

Collins Aerospace sponsored the asset management system project.

All three students who worked on the project were hired by the company after graduation.

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