Engineering Career Services

Be ready when you receive your first job offer! We'll discuss salary research and negotiation, evaluating multiple job offer, and asking for more time to make a decision.

For Ph.D. students: What is the difference between a CV and a resume in the job search? What does each include, depending on whether the audience is academia or industry?

What do employers expect from you at a job fair? We discuss how to prepare for a career fair, what to wear and what to bring. Learn and practice how to approach and engage employers to have the best chance of moving forward in the interview process. This workshop is offered multiple times in the weeks before campus career fairs.

How can you use the weeks of winter break to expand your network, learn new skills, gain technical experience and prepare for your job or internship search?

How can you prepare to impress in your next interview? We will discuss what to wear, what to bring, and how to practice what (not) to say.

When should you start thinking about internships and co-ops? What's the difference? How can you get started with our jobs database, Careers4Engineers. Learn from a peer advisor about resume-building activities and networking opportunities.

In this workshop, representatives from Engineering Career Services and International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) will review the steps and forms needed to enroll in ENCO099/098 to request CPT work authorization.

Learn how to write a resume that will make it easy for employers to see why they should hire you. We'll discuss how to organize and highlight your relevant education, experience and skills.

Bring your resume and your laptop. Get started creating a LinkedIn profile, with the help of a peer advisor.

When applying for graduate school or summer research experiences, you may need to submit a statement of purpose. Learn how to write a cohesive, engaging personal statement.

When should you include a cover letter with your application? How can you write letters that show employers you are a great candidate?

Is there another workshop you would like us to offer? Please indicate the topic(s) as well as your availability in the comments.

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