Endless opportunities. Whether you like to work with people, come up with new ideas, or want to make a difference in the world, engineering will open the most doors. We will continually challenge you to think about ways to enhance your education -- through co-ops and internships, research, study abroad, volunteering, leadership experiences, clubs and organizations and other extracurricular activities. You ARE our next generation of leaders and problem solvers. The more you have developed your technical and transferable skills, the more competitive you will be as you enter the job market and the quicker you’ll make a difference in an organization.
Dream big but be flexible. In this time of constant transition and change, students who can shift their plans to the conditions of the job market will have less stress and more success. Talk with companies you’ve never heard of and explore careers you’ve never considered. You might be surprised at what you find and where it leads you.
You are not in this alone. The opportunities are out there but it’s up to you to be proactive and take owernership of your career. Utilize a variety of resources to guide you through this lifelong process. Familiarize yourself with the University’s on-line recruiting system, Hireahawk.com. Attend the fall and spring engineering career fairs, employer presentations, networking events and all of the other career related workshops and seminars you can. Take advantage of your existing network and seek out ways to make further connections.