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Ally Collier

Mechanical Engineering


    Hi, my name is Ally Collier, and I am part of the Heath IBEP 2025 cohort. As a first-generation college student, I pride myself on being a hard worker. Hard work has always been important to me because it has allowed me to accomplish any goal I set my mind to. Compassion is another core value that I try to embrace. It is important to me that I am able to help others with their hardships. This has allowed me to gain leadership experience through being a TA and a mentor. I would not be where I am today without these two traits, and I feel that they can be applied to any situation.

    I joined the IBEP program because I know it is a program that will help me improve and foster my professional skills in a business-oriented environment. I feel it is also important for engineers to be educated on the business aspects of industry to create less barriers when working with business professionals. I want to use this program to help me succeed and to allow me to help others succeed as well. The program also allows me to work with a lot of people with different perspectives than my own, which I find very important. I feel that it is very beneficial to work with people with different backgrounds and opinions so as to not only see one side of an argument. I believe that the program will allow me to gain valuable team and industry experience for my future career.

    My industry interests are not focused in one place. I am open to any industry at this time and am looking for work experience that can help me find my preferred industry. I do enjoy working with CAD software, so I would be ecstatic to find a job where I can utilize it in my day-to-day work. Overall, I am looking for a company with strong morals and an innovative outlook on how the industry operates and changes. It is also crucial to me that a company is working towards more sustainable methods of operation in the future.



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