Baja SAE Dissertation Research: Graduates Needed!

12/4/2018 2:43:50 PM   BajaSAE Series

In search of graduates that have participated in Baja SAE

Trent Lindbloom of Pittsburg State University needs your help! He is looking for feedback from students who have graduated from the Baja SAE program to help with his dissertation research. The purpose of this study is to identify the perceived occupational benefits of competing in technical collegiate competitions. Specifically, to examine the perceived benefits to graduates that participated in the SAE Collegiate Design Series in relation to employment opportunities and career advancement. Please forward on this opportunity to any Baja SAE alumni that you know who may be willing to help out with this project.

The Perceived Occupation Benefits of Competing in the SAE Collegiate Design Series Baja Competition

  • Purpose Statement
    The purpose of this study was to identify the perceived occupational benefits of competing in technical collegiate competitions. Specifically, to examine the perceived benefits to graduates that participated in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Collegiate Design Series (CDS), in relation to employment opportunities and career advancement. The specific CDS event used for this study is the Baja SAE competition.

  • Survey Instrument
    This will be a quantitative study and email will be used to contact the participants. The instrument will be delivered online via Survey Monkey. The survey will be 15 questions and take approximately 10 minutes to complete. If you are a graduate that participated in Baja during your college experience and would be willing to participate in this anonymous research project, please send an email to tlindbloom@pittstate.edu

Thank you so much for your help with this project. It is Trent's hope that this project may assist other schools with their Baja programs as well as SAE in terms of recruiting sponsorship for future Baja events.

If interested, please contact Trent Lindbloom at tlindbloom@pittstate.edu !