Maria Korkos

Credentials: Mentoring Co-Chair

Email: mkorkos@wisc.edu

NAME: Maria Korkos

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR: Mechanical Engineering

HOMETOWN: Elm Grove, WI

SWE INVOLVEMENT:

Special Events Officer (April 2019 – April 2020) – Working alongside my other Special Events Officer, I planned and coordinated fun events that created enduring and worthwhile connections between both women in SWE and other members of the College of Engineering who are members of other diversity organizations. 

Mentoring Officer (April 2020 – Present) – I am excited to help facilitate even more connections between women in the College of Engineering. Also, through the Day on Campus, I am looking forward to showing aspiring engineers just what UW Engineering and Madison is all about!

JOB EXPERIENCE:

FLEx Lighting LLC, Mechanical Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)

Engineered various designs, documentations, and research projects

DoIT Help Desk, Support Specialist (November 2019 – Present)

Communicate one-on-one with students, faculty, and affiliates of the university to troubleshoot software and hardware problems on the computer over the phone

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Going to the observatory and seeing the planets on a summer night!

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Cookies and Cream

OTHER CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT: American Society of Mechanical Engineers