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Nicki Gallegor

Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2017

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

High School: North Hills High School

Extracurricular Activities: SWE, ASME, WEP, EA, THON

Internship/Co-op/Research Experience: 2 Internships with Rockwell Automation

Why did you choose to come to Penn State? I came to Penn State because I knew it had an excellent engineering program and various resources to help me do what was best for me and you can't get that at a lot of other schools.

What has been your best memory as an engineering student? Representing the College of Engineering at the 2016 President's Convocation and standing with over 2,000 new Penn State engineering students.

What advice would you give a first-year engineer? Don't sweat the small stuff. It all works out in the end!

What do you plan to do after graduation? Engineering Services Leadership Development Program at Rockwell Automation!!

What has been your best experience outside of engineering at Penn State? Forming friendships that will last a lifetime and just doing everything that you really only get to do in college.