For Emily Moseley, engineering isn’t only a job.
Inspired by a former teacher and mentor, Moseley discovered her interest in mechanical engineering early on, founding her high school robotics club. While attending Georgia Tech, she learned her passion for engineering extended to designing and building race cars on the university motorsports team.
The team, which comprises more than 60 active students, competes against more than 100 other student teams in Formula SAE, an international race car design competition. She began participating as a freshman, manufacturing and developing the suspension and controls subsystems of the car. Now a senior, she has risen to manufacturing team lead on the prototype race car.
“I really like the project engineering aspect of it,” Moseley said. “I love doing the nitty gritty drawings, but I don’t want to do that forever. I want to have the knowledge and know how to do it and then know how to teach other people.”
Though she planned to pursue a career in building race cars, her experience at Haskell inspired her to reconsider her intended path. After beginning her co-operative education experience, which entailed rotating semesters between school and work, she explored her study of mechanical engineering through multiple Haskell projects.
With one semester under her belt shadowing on a processing and packaging plant for HP Hood, a dairy company, she has tackled projects ranging from assembling plans for generic can line layouts to creating Haskell-specific AutoCAD training videos.
Currently, she is the only team member producing drawings for upgrading the process lines for McCormick, a leading spice and seasoning company, guided by the project engineer.
About the writer: Ashton Erickson is a Haskell 2020 summer intern working in the Corporate Marketing department. She is a sophomore at the University of Florida majoring in Marketing and Economics.
Intern Profile: Emily Moseley
Hometown: Sandy Springs, Georgia
School: Georgia Tech
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Aerospace Engineering
Internship assignment: Packaging, Atlanta office
Years as Haskell intern: Participating in second co-op
Projected graduation: Fall 2021
About Haskell’s Summer Internship Program
Haskell welcomed 58 interns worldwide during Summer 2020, including 14 returning for a second year and two returning for a third. The Class of 2020 draws from a record 30 colleges and universities.
This year, Haskell’s interns are working at 12 different offices and 15 different jobsites across 11 different states, with one in Singapore.
Haskell’s Summer Internship Program produces results: 23 members of the 2019 class have joined the company as full-time employees.