Dual-Degree Engineering Program

Elon Engineering Affiliate Schools – Career Services & Resources

North Carolina State University

NCSU University Career Center - Figuring out what to do after college can be intimidating, but planning early and getting help can make all the difference. UCC counselors use expertise drawn from working with professionals in your field, faculty, staff and students to give you the knowledge, insight and resources you need to get you moving and keep you going in the right direction. We know you're motivated to find career opportunities following college - we share your excitement and can help you get there successfully by making the steps more manageable.

Overview of Services:

  • Career help - Let us help you identify and prepare for entry into a career of choice.
  • Resumes - Identify and present your strengths and accomplishments professionally.
  • Interviews - Be ready to answer difficult questions employers will ask.
  • Internships & jobs - Stay on track with our checklist, job & internship guide, employer leads, and more!
  • ePACK - Find internship and job postings, on-campus interviews, information sessions, and employer contact information from employers who recruit at NC State.
  • Career fairs - Mark your calendar to meet employers who hire NC State students for internships and jobs.

Engineering Career Staff:
Beverly Marchi, Majors: BAE, BME, CCEE, EGM, MAE, MSE, beverly_marchi@ncsu.edu
D.R. Ingram, Majors: CHE, IE, dr_ingram@ncsu.edu
Leslie Rand-Pickett, Majors: CSC, ECE, NE, IMSE, OR, leslie_randpickett@ncsu.edu

Website: http://www.ncsu.edu/career/index.php

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Career Services - We are dedicated professionals committed to promoting the mission of Georgia Tech by providing remarkable experiences for students, employers, faculty and staff.

Our mission is to encourage students to realize their career dreams by:

  • Assisting them with developing self knowledge,
  • Obtaining educational and occupational information,
  • Selecting personally suitable academic programs and experiential opportunities,
  • Developing effective job search skills, and ultimately attaining their employment and/or graduate school goals.

Overview of Services:

  • Career Counseling - schedule an appointment with a career counselor by calling (404) 894-2550.
  • Annual Georgia Tech Majors Fair - Faculty, academic advisors and alumni are available to discuss undergraduate academic programs, answer questions and provide information on related careers.
  • Internships - Students seeking practical work experience related to their major can learn about the Internship Program by attending an information sessions.
  • Career Seminars - Workshops related to choosing a major, resumes, interviewing, business etiquette, job search strategies, etc. are conducted each semester.
  • Career Focus - Company representatives present on job search related topics.
  • Resume, Interviewing and Job Search Assistance - Students can receive feedback on resumes and answers to interviewing and job search related questions during walk-in hours.
  • Mock Interviews -Students can take advantage of the computerized Optimal Interview program available on the Career Services website or schedule a practice interview
  • Campus Recruiting - Students can submit their resume, and sign up for interviews for internship and full-time positions on CareerBuzz.

Engineering Career Staff:
Andrea Fekete, Associate Director, Phone: 404-894-3738, andrea.fekete@success.gatech.edu, Liaison to College of Engineering (Biomedical, Materials & Science, Civil & Environmental, Mechanical, Polymer, Textile & Fiber).
Andrea Johns, Career Specialist, Phone: 404-894-1988, andrea.johns@success.gatech.edu, Liaison to College of Engineering (Chemical, Electrical and Computer, Aerospace, Industrial and Systems).


Penn State

The Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations office is the destination for Penn State engineering students who want to develop their career search skills, present themselves effectively as professionals, and find both short-term and full-time job opportunities. The professional staff serve the career development needs of approximately 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Engineering, as well as engineering students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.

Overview of Services:

  • Plan and write a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) that will best highlight your skills, interests, and accomplishments
  • Organize a cover letter that clearly communicates your interest in a particular employer and/or position Improve your professional image and expand your network
  • Find engineering co-op, internship, research, and full-time positions for which you may choose to earn Penn State credit
  • Assess and compare job offers Practice professional communication with employers at career fairs, informational meetings, and networking events

Engineering Career Resources & Employer Relations Staff:
Rick McClintic, rdmcop@engr.psu.edu
Associate Director: Kim Fox, kfox@engr.psu.edu
Associate Director: Carmen Bilén, cpb10@psu.edu


Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Career Services advising is for: Virginia Tech students and new graduates. All students, of all majors, all academic levels, undergraduate and graduate. Undecided students exploring majors and careers. Students seeking experience during college. Students seeking post-graduation employment. Students considering graduate and professional school.

Virginia Teach also has Career Advisors for all majors and colleges - there are faculty and staff in each major/department and college that students can consult for career information related to their undergraduate majors. Click here for a complete list and more information.

Overview of Services:

  • Undecided/unsure about major; exploring career options for majors: In your appointment we can work with you to determine what will best help.
  • Class for exploring careers Looking for an internship or co-op position or other kinds of experience during college: In an appointment, we can help steer you to best sources to meet your goals, and help you make sure your goals are on track.
  • Looking for a job as you complete your undergraduate or graduate degree: In an appointment we can help you fine-tune your documents and job search strategies.
  • On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) and Hokies4Hire: Hokie4Hire is our on-line system for Students to apply for jobs, internships, and co-op positions and participate in the on-campus interviewing program Considering applying to graduate or professional school: In an appointment we can help you fine-tune your documents and plans.

Engineering Career Staff:
Ms. Christi L. Boone, Departmental College Advisor Coordinator, College of Engineering, Phone: 540-231-9763, chboone2@vt.edu (there are various advisors in different disciplines within the College of Engineering – see website above for contact information)


Columbia University

The mission of the Columbia University Center for Career Education is to help students and alumni develop the key competencies necessary to make informed decisions and take the necessary steps to achieve their career goals. The Center establishes connections and facilitates interaction among undergraduate students, graduate students, alumni, employers, and organizations to generate opportunities that help students pursue their personal and professional objectives.

CCE serves students of the following schools: Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of General Studies, School of Continuing Education, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of the Arts, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

Overview of Services:

Career counselors are available to meet individually with students and alumni through every step in their career exploration, and internship and job searches. Through partnering with career counselors, you benefit from personalized guidance on setting and maintaining career goals, gaining self and industry awareness, building career networks, and making informed and fulfilling career choices.

No matter what stage in your career search process, we encourage you to dedicate time to one-on-one counseling early and often to maximize your chances of identifying and securing opportunities. Career counselors are available for individual appointments in several different ways:

  • Walk-in Hours - for quick questions, meet with a career counselor without an appointment on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Counseling Sessions - whether you are just starting out, unsure of your career direction or want help with tailoring your job hunt to a specific industry, progress in your search with the advice and support of a career counselor.
  • Practice Interviews - whether you have an interview scheduled or are working on getting more comfortable in general interview situations, gain confidence with a practice interview.
  • Career Assessment Tools - career counselors can guide you on taking and interpreting career assessment tools, through which you learn how your interests, values, skills, and personality match up with various work environments and tasks. This work can help you to decide among career options or identify and expand career choices.
  • Dossier Service - CCE in partnership with Interfolio maintains individual files containing letters of recommendation for graduate students and alumni of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of the Arts, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, School of Continuing Education, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and for undergraduate students and alumni of the School of General Studies.
  • Clothing Closet - This program allows current students at Columbia University to borrow suits and accessories for the purpose of attending an interview, career fair, or professional networking event.

Website: http://www.careereducation.columbia.edu/

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis Career Center - Our purpose is to help Washington University students be successful and to prepare them with skills for a lifetime of career management. Our goal is for Washington University students to be set on graduation day with a job in hand, acceptance into graduate or professional school, or commitment to a short-term transitional program.

Overview of Services:

  • Four-Year Career Plan
  • Individual Career Advising
  • Career Development
  • Workshops & Events
  • Internship and Full-Time Job Resources
  • Graduate School Resources
  • Transitional Program Resources
  • Quick Questions
  • Career Library
  • Recommendation Files
  • Career Assessment
  • Internet Resources

Engineering Career Staff:
Michael Chapin,
Career Development Specialist – Engineering, mchapin@wustl.edu


North Carolina A&T State University

The mission of the office of the North Carolina A&T State University Office of Career Services (OCS) is to provide centralized, comprehensive and progressive interdisciplinary programs, services and resources to prepare A&T students for the achievement of successful personal and professional career development to meet the needs of a global society.

Overview of Services:

Student Services:

  • On-line Registration Access to sign-up for interviews on-campus on-line
  • Listing of on-campus interview schedules and information sessions
  • Links to employer's website, job opportunities and career-related resources
  • On-campus Interviewing Positions (full-time, co-op and summer internship)
  • Career and Campus Recruiting Guide Booklet
  • Cooperative Education Information Packet
  • The Competitive Edge Newsletter
  • Access to summer internship, co-op, full-time and part-time positions
  • Resume Referrals
  • Scholarship Information Employer resource materials, DVD's, and etc.
  • Free copies of magazine, such as Job Choices and Black Collegian
  • Career Days (Nurses, Graduate and Professional Day)
  • Career Fairs (Career Awareness, Alumni, and Spring Career Fair)
  • Education Expo

Workshops, Seminars and Individual Counseling on:

  • Career Planning
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Techniques (mock interviews & videotaping of interviews)
  • Dressing for Success
  • Self-Directed Job Search Techniques
  • Communication Skills
  • Cover Letters
  • What to do with your Major Financial Planning Transition from School to Work
  • Mock Career Fairs
  • Applying to Graduate School


University of Notre Dame

The Career Center at the University of Notre Dame is dedicated to the development and implementation of innovative programs and services that promote life long career management skills for students and alumni. By cultivating multi-faceted partnerships/networks, our staff is committed to providing the resources for students to explore diverse career opportunities. Through every step of your career development, The Career Center at Notre Dame is here to assist you. Below is a sampling of the many services we offer to our students. Our goal is to personalize our support to each and every individual student.

Overview of Services:

Career Counseling

  • Individual Career Counseling
  • Career Development Courses
  • Career Exploration and Self-Assessments Workshops

Jobs and Internships

  • On-Campus Career Fairs
  • Off-Campus Career Fairs Career Nights
  • Interview Preparation
  • Internship and Job Search
  • Mock Interviews Networking
  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Engineering Career Staff:
Laura Flynn,
Assistant Director, Colleges of Engineering and Science, lflynn@nd.edu
Robyn Centilli, Career Counselor, Colleges of Engineering and Science, Robyn.O.Centilli.1@nd.edu


University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina Career Center helps clients make informed decisions about majors and/or careers through individual counseling, career assessments, and workshops. We also assist our clients with finding hands-on experience, locating full and part-time employment opportunities, and developing solid job search skills. A satellite office serves engineering and computing students. It is located in the Swearingen Engineering Center.

Visitors to the Engineering & Computing Career Center may drop by anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to meet with a staff member. No appointment is necessary; however, if you would like to make an appointment, call (803) 777-1949.

Overview of Services:

  • Small group counseling sessions to explore a wide range of topics including deciding on a major, searching for internships, and job search
  • Workshops with topics such as career fair preparation, resume writing, interviewing, and graduate school preparation.
  • One-on-one career counseling by appointment.
  • Discovery Tools - designed to help students decide on a major/career and explore career fields.
  • Job Shadowing - a career exploration program that lets students "shadow" a professional who works in their career field of interest.
  • Experiential learning opportunities including internships and cooperative education (co-op) positions, as well as part-time or summer jobs.
  • OptimalResume, a web-based resume development tool which provides interactive examples, writing and formatting assistance, spell checking and tutorial guidance.
  • Mock interviews to prepare students for employment or graduate/professional school interviews. These include an online interview option (Perfect Interview), as well as a face-to-face mock interview with a Career Center professional.
  • Assistance with graduate school preparation, including counseling and Career Center library and on-line resources.
  • JobMate, an internet database that links students to career opportunities through job listings, resume database and On-Campus Recruiting Program Job fairs, including both campus-wide and college-specific events.

Engineering Career Staff:
Helen Fields,
Assistant Director, Engineering & Computing, 803-777-1974, hefields@mailbox.sc.edu
Jennifer Jackson, Program Manager, Engineering & Computing, (803) 777-1949

Website: http://www.sc.edu/career/