Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Materials and Process Engineering)
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Victoria McCullough chose engineering because she wanted to study towards a career that was both academic and practical.
As a Graduate Process Engineer for engineering consultancy WorleyParsons New Zealand, Victoria is putting her skills to the test.
"Companies approach us to complete projects for them. This can be anything from design work, through to sourcing components and commissioning the project."
Although based in New Plymouth, Victoria has worked on projects throughout New Zealand during her time in the company's graduate programme. Projects have included involvement in the design stage of Marsden Point Oil Refinery's $365 million expansion and site experience at Fonterra Whareroa, updating the company's plant drawings. She is currently on a secondment to the New Plymouth office of Origin Energy, an Australian energy company.
Victoria is currently working on a well drilling and development project for Todd Energy.