Graduate Students

Whether you are pursuing a master's or doctoral degree, whether you want to work in industry or academia, we can help you prepare for your engineering career.

  • Career Preparation Timelines—Start planning your path from your first year in your degree program! Find out what you need to do and when you need to do it to stay on track.
  • Job Search Resources—From Nittany Lion Careers to job search aggregators, there are a lot of places to look for engineering positions!
  • Résumés and More: Job Search Basics—Learn how to write effective résumés, CVs, cover letters, and more.
  • Engineering Career Envoys—Talk to your peers about their engineering internship experiences and get advice for your own job search.
  • Dress for Success—Find out how to put your best foot forward with professional work attire.
  • Career Events—Want to connect with employers? Learn about companies? Find events that work for your interests.
  • Internships and Co-ops—Short-term engineering work experiences help prepare you for the "real world". Learn about internship and co-op options for engineering students.
  • Graduate and Professional Programs—Maybe you are considering completing a graduate or professional program—such as business school or medical school—after finishing your degree. Learn about options you could consider.
  • Networking—Learn how to present yourself professionally when you are interacting with recruiters, hiring managers, and other professionals.
  • Job Offers and Next Steps—Got an offer? Considering multiple offers? Learn about next steps in securing a job.

Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations

College of Engineering

117 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-863-1032