UW-Green Bay’s Denny Christoff picked second at ‘Internship Draft Day’
Congratulations to UW-Green Bay’s Resch School of Engineering student, Denny Christoff (Mechanical Engineering). Christoff landed the #2 Draft Pick spot and received the $500 scholarship at Internship Draft Day 2020, hosted from Lambeau Field, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Christoff competed against 43 students—21 who completed 70 interviews with employers. In all, 33 employers—including KI, PCMC, WEC Energy Group, Werner Electric—participated. Students could earn points based on GPA, college club participation, relevant work experience, and 15-minute interviews at the event. To learn more about the Draft Day win, visit Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance’s Facebook page.
Since its 2015 inception, Internship Draft Day has been organized by the Northeast Wisconsin Educational Resource Alliance (NEW ERA) and the NEW Manufacturing Alliance (NEWMA). Together, these entities recognized a unique way to work collaboratively on a unified cause: to expand manufacturing career pathways, in addition to building a talent pipeline through internships. Hundreds of college students from Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan participate in the annual Internship Draft Day at Lambeau Field in Green Bay every year. Students showcase talent, curiosity, hustle, and career interest, vying for scholarships, paid internships, and network connectio