Engineering clinic

The Wayne State University Engineering Clinic — an affiliate of the Anderson Engineering Ventures Institute, the WSU College of Engineering’s entrepreneurial incubator — is directed by experienced engineering professionals with a dedicated commitment to nurturing young engineering talents. 

Our mission is to guide and mentor students through long-term projects, offering innovative solutions to industry partners.

The concept of our clinic was inspired by the need for engineering students to gain hands-on, real-world experience akin to clinical rotations for medical students. We firmly believe that this practical exposure is vital for their growth as future engineering leaders. 

What differentiates our clinic is its business-oriented operation, designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience essential for success in competitive engineering sectors. 

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Skilled student workforce 

The students selected for these projects will bring their academic knowledge and fresh perspectives to support your company’s ongoing efforts, offering innovative solutions and a dedicated approach. 


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Access to WSU facilities

Students have full access to the university's state-of-the-art materials testing laboratories, software resources and prototype building capabilities, providing them with a rich environment to develop and implement solutions. 


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Flexible commitment

Students will commit for 12 months, 20 hours per week during the fall and winter semesters, and up to 40 hours in the spring and summer terms, ensuring consistent support. They will even travel to your site as needed. 


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Medical insurance

Wayne State University will cover all medical insurance for students who are hired as research assistants to work on your project, ensuring their well-being while contributing to your initiatives.