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Nick Burnette

Professional Development Chair
Nick Burnette


The Professional Development Chair coordinates corporate and faculty presentations and workshops to be conducted throughout the year. The chair is responsible for managing leadership and career events as well as aiding the Expo Chair in directing companies interested in hosting information sessions to SEC Member Engineering Organizations.


B.S. Materials Science and Engineering '24
Minor: Entrepreneurship


Nick is from Hillsville, Virginia and came to VT to study Engineering due to the college's reputation and merit. He is passionate about fostering the next generation of technological advancements through high-performance material applications. Outside of school Nick participates in various outdoor hobbies (i.e. hiking, biking, etc.) and regularly trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.