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How will a minor in Humanitarian Engineering and Computing help when it comes to getting a job?

Companies will be interested in hiring you, a Miami University graduate with the Humanitarian Engineering and Computing minor, because you bring the breadth of an engineering or computing degree, complemented by a minor that attests you are globally-aware, culturally-sensitive, and socially conscious.  Your experiences show that you are capable of using your knowledge to design solutions based on the specific needs and environment of the community the company serves.  By enhancing your technical major with the Humanitarian Engineering and Computing minor you will clearly demonstrate to prospective employers your ability to bring a socially engaged, holistic approach to problem solving and designing under extreme constraints.

See what business and industry leaders say:

“Miami University’s Humanitarian Engineering and Computing minor is an important program for students that will be entering the workforce in a time of unprecedented change in technology, society, and the economy. The program provides an understanding of global issues in the world today, and how engineers play an essential role in solving problems and shaping the future. At Accenture, we are committed to a workforce with these capabilities as we work with our clients on solutions that improve the way the world works and lives."

-Paul Daugherty, Accenture's Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

“If you want to grow, find a good opportunity. Today, if you want to be a great company, think about what social problem you could solve."

-Jack Ma the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group

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