Get Hands On Experience – The Lunabotics Club works every year all year on designing, testing, and building a new robot. The hands-on aspect of the club is not only a resume builder, but it’s just plain old fun.
Networking – Due to the club’s success in past competition years, large companies, and potential future employers, donate funds and materials to the ISU Lunabotics Club. Companies like Vermeer, John Deer, Boeing, Caterpillar, and Rockwell Collins have all sponsored the club in years past.
Meet New People – Between work days on Saturdays, meetings on Thursdays, and the week-long trip to Florida everyone get’s to know each other. It’s amazing how building a robot can bring people together!
Go to Florida…and maybe Hawaii – How many other clubs get to travel to vacation destinations? Not many. Every summer, club members travel to Florida to Kennedy Space Center to compete in the NASA Robotic Mining Competition, and spend some time on the beach too.
Boost Your Resume – Saying you helped design, test, and build an award winning robot meant to go to Mars can only be helpful when searching for employment. The club also participates in outreach events, works
with sponsors, and writes papers for the competition; all of which help develop a well rounded person and a well rounded resume.