Experience and Employment

Whether you choose to participate in undergraduate research, a student project team, a cooperative education program or internships in industry, professional experiences in a hands-on environment will enhance your experience, expand your résumé, and help you identify areas of interest to fine-tune your curriculum.

There are many options when it comes to getting industry experience. You could conduct research, complete an internship or co-op, to name a few.
If you are an engineering student and want to discuss which experience is the right fit for you, meet with a Career Advisor at the Engineering Career Center.

For questions about Job Search Strategies, Career Fair Preparation, Interviewing and more please contact the Cornell Engineering Career Center. They offer a wide array of services including career advising, practice interviews, resume and cover letter reviews, and more.

Career Development Toolkit – A Canvas course that provides you with extensive career development information (e.g. Resumes, Job Search, Offers).

Engineering Career Conversations — A podcast of authentic conversations with alums who are making a difference in their careers.

If you are in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Arts & Sciences Career Development Center is your first stop for advice on careers, internships or graduate school. They specialize in helping liberal arts students determine their goals, and provide the tools to achieve them. Career development counselors are there to help. It's never too early to start thinking about your future.

If you are a student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, you can take advantage of CALS Career Development. Excellence, service, and partnership are the foundations of the CALS Career Development Team. They support CALS students and recent graduates in exploring careers and developing strategies to reach their career goals. They are also dedicated to building and maintaining relationships with employers interested in recruiting CALS talent.