Putting an economics degree to work as a mechanical engineer

Brad Garner ’08 works on fighter jet engines as a mechanical engineer at GE Aviation.


"The ability to think critically, the ability to write and communicate effectively. Those are all critical skills that I still use today. "
– Brad Garner ’08, Economics Major and Religious Studies Minor


Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.

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Posted: Wed, 5 Apr 2017

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