School of Engineering
- Kirkbride Hall
- tel: 610-499-4037
- fax: 610-499-4059
Dr. Sohail Sheikh
- Chairman of Electrical Engineering
- Kirkbride Hall, Room 369A
- tel: 610-499-4567
- Secretary of Electrical Engineering
- Kirkbride Hall, Room 369
- tel: 610-499-4040
Co-op & Internships, Electrical Engineering
At Widener, an undergraduate electrical engineering student can take advantage of the cooperative education program and still graduate in four years. Co-ops and internships allow students to gain valuable practical experience from the industry, while earning a salary. Students can even be offered a job by the same company after graduation.
Darji worked in the Equipment and Construction Standards Technical Services Department at PECO for his co-op. While at PECO, Darji worked with the inspection and preventative maintenance programs for all the equipment that is in the service territory for underground and overhead distribution. He was heavily involved with a program that inspects the 13,000 miles of overhead aerial distribution lines across the service territory. Most recently, he worked with the over current relaying and protection analysis for all automatic load and current breaking devices that were being installed on PECO's system to help improve customer reliability.
Barqawi worked as a resident engineer at the Philadelphia International Airport. As a co-op intern, Barqawi was responsible for overseeing current projects. He reviewed blueprints and checked on contractors to make sure all ends were met for project completion.