Whether you are seeking an internship or job in industry, pursuing further education, or looking for academic jobs, the Office of Career Development and Corporate Relations is available to support you.

We encourage you to take advantage of the resources and events below. When you’re ready to meet with an Engineering Career Coach, schedule an appointment in Handshake. Engineering Career Coaches can help you:

  • Network with alumni, employers, and campus resources
  • Explore career possibilities
  • Develop targeted job search strategies
  • Review and customize tailored application materials
  • Communicate your skills and interests throughout the job search process


myIDP – Individual Development Plan | A unique, web-based career-planning tool tailored to meet the needs of Ph.D. students and postdocs in the sciences. Provided by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

InterSECT Job Simulations | An online platform that allows PhD-level scientists to explore future career options.

Science Careers | A section of the AAAS Science Magazine focused on career information and job postings.

Beyond the Professoriate Blog | An organization that seeks to empower PhDs to build impactful careers and engaged lives, wherever smart people are needed.

The Cheeky Scientist│Career Development, Networking, and Transition resources for Ph.D. students


Job search resources

Engineering CDCR Search Resources

Whether applying to internships or full-time roles, begin by targeting your search. Focus on a particular industry, position, and location. This will help you effectively market yourself to the specific employers you are seeking.

Utilize the search tools and resources below to help you identify possible employers. Focus on no more than 10 - 15 organizations at one time.

Digital tools for all students
 Select "Target Your Search"
  • Handshake
  • CareerShift
  • USA Jobs
  • BuzzFile
  • LinkedIn, Indeed, Glassdoor
On-campus networking opportunities
  • Career Fairs + Interview Days
  • Industry Days
  • Coffee Chats
  • Lunch and Learns
  • Table Talks
  • Employer-in-Residence meetings
  • Student Organization meetings
Search Resources for Graduate Students
Job Search Boards
for Graduate Students in STEM Fields
Sectors of Government
Engineering Job Boards