Engineering Technology Career Info Night

Opportunity awaits in growing, lucrative fields
Mechanical Engineering Technology student

CONCORD — On Tuesday March 28, from 4-7 pm in Little Hall, NHTI’s Engineering Technology departments will offer a Career Information Night for anyone interested in learning about the many programs offered at the college, and the growing demand for the highly-skilled, highly-paid workers those programs turn out.

“Almost all of our students find jobs as soon as they graduate,” says department chair Joe Cunningham, “and sometimes even before graduation, with starting salaries approaching $50,000.  So they pay maybe $15,000 for a two-year associate degree, and get a job that pays $50,000.  And if they choose to go on for a bachelor’s degree, many times their employer will pay for their education.  If people only understood how good a deal this is, they’d be beating down our door!”

NHTI offers associate degrees in: Architectural Engineering Technology (AET), Civil Engineering Technology (CVET), Computer Engineering Technology (CPET), Electronic Engineering Technology (EET), Industrial Design Technology (INDS), Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MFET), Mechanical Engineering Technology (MFET), and Robotics and Automation Engineering Technology (RAET).

The school also offers certificates in: Advanced Manufacturing Processes, Applied Career Fundamentals for Advanced Manufacturing, Building Inspector and Plans Examiner, Computer Aided Design - Architectural Concentration, Computer Technology Programming (Advanced), and Electronic Technology.

In addition to preparing students to enter the workforce, the associate degree programs provide students with the background necessary to pursue higher education.  NHTI now has a “seamless” 2+2 transfer program in place with the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET) program at UNH-Manchester.  Students completing NHTI’s two-year degrees in CPET, EET, MFET, MET or RAET are automatically accepted into UNH, where they complete years three and four of their bachelor’s degree. 

Articulation (transfer) agreements are also in place with a variety of other 4-year colleges and universities.

At NHTI’s Engineering Technology Career Info Night, prospective students can visit the school’s state-of the-art labs, talk to the heads of the various engineering programs, meet successful graduates and local employers, and speak to Admissions and Financial Aid representatives.  Tours of the NHTI campus will also be available.

For more information on NHTI’s engineering technology programs visit or contact Joe Cunningham, (603) 271-6484 x4416 or

NHTI is a dynamic public institution of higher learning providing accessible, rigorous education, serving students, businesses and the community by creating pathways for lifelong learning, career advancement and civic engagement. With 95 full-time faculty and over 300 adjunct faculty, NHTI Concord’s Community College offers more than 80 academic programs to more than 7,000 students annually.  NHTI is a member of the Community College System of New Hampshire, and has been accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., a nongovernmental, nationally recognized accrediting agency, since 1969.