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The following sampling of tools and resources should be combined with your own research. We suggest you use targeted keyword searches to find representative employers and opportunities, explore professional associations, join LinkedIN groups, and browse additional job board postings. Remember to also search LinkedIn and MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) to connect with Penn alumni in fields related to your interests. Additionally, the sample jobs and employers are only a small selection of what’s posted in Handshake – log in to see much more!
We also suggest using the Career Exploration section of our website for more information or researching by major.
Check out Vault Guides to learn more about the various industries within engineering.
Networking is simply talking and building relationships with professionals in careers that interest you to help you learn what it’s like to work in a particular role, field, or industry. In addition to MyPenn (formerly QuakerNet) and LinkedIN, there are also a variety of other professional associations that you may find of interest. Read more about how to make connections.
When looking for jobs in engineering, Handshake is a great place to start looking!
On this page, we’ve compiled many resources to help you prepare for a career in engineering. Of particular interest should be our industry specific job boards, as well as various professional organizations.
Before you land a job, you might spend hours learning a particular set of skills to thrive in that industry and role. Once you start your first day, however, your learning should be far from over. Upskilling is when you …
by Mitali Temurnikar, Graduate Assistant
On February 17, 2023; Penn Career Services hosted a STEM Career Fair for students interested in all things science, data, and technology. In a casual chat with recruiters from the organizations that were at the …
Dahin Song, SEAS ’24, Chantilly, VA
Who knew that bubbles could be so educational?
I had the opportunity of researching in the SMART lab, led by Dr. Daeyeon Lee. It is a sizable lab, one with many members and a …
We’ve all seen the headlines: record inflation, rising interest rates, tumbling stocks, and looming recession. With talk of hiring freezes and layoffs, employees are anxious about what could happen to their careers in this troubled economy.
The concerns are justified. …
Career Services is excited to announce that we now have 3 Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) dedicated to working with master’s students. Our PCAs are master’s students at Penn who have been trained in reviewing resumes. Appointments are now available for …