The Silicon Forest is a name for a cluster of technology companies in Portland and Washington County. ECE students at PSU are close to companies like EPSON, FLIR Systems, Intel, Mentor Graphics, Synopsis and Tektronix. More lists of companies in the Silicon Forest are available on the PortlandTech portal and Wikipedia. Choosing PSU gives students for the opportunity to work with these companites in projects, internships, and as place to start their careers after graduation.
All undergraduate students work with companies in real-life situations in their Capstone projects.
The ECE Department actively works with local industry to provide as many internship opportunities as possible.
Find out more about the Silicon Forest Universe.