This Week Archives

Spring 2017

Week 14 – April 17th: Didn’t land that internship yet? Here are some suggestions
Week 13 – April 10th: Local events provide unlimited opportunities for networking
Week 12 – April 3rd: Launch your ideas off campus at local incubators and tech centers
Week 11 – March 27th: Think outside the box: Informational interviews and job shadowing
Week 10 – March 13th: Know your worth: Negotiating employment offers and pay
Week 9 – March 6th: Permanent vs. contract employment: Weighing your options
Week 8 – February 27th: International students: Engineering your career in the USA
Week 7 – February 20th: Engineers Week encourages you to “Dream Big” this year
Week 6 – February 13th: Preparing for interviews: What you need to know beforehand
Week 5 – February 6th: Following up with employers after the Engineering Career Fair
Week 4 – January 30th: Making the most of your Engineering Career Fair experience
Week 3 – January 23rd: Research employers to ensure a successful career fair experience
Week 2 – January 16th: Crafting an effective elevator speech to win over employers
Week 1 – January 9th: New changes in the Engineering Career Center for Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Week 16 – December 5th: Making the most of Winter Break: Focus on your future career!
Week 15 – November 28th: Need a study break? See who is coming to the ENGR career fair
Week 14 – November 21st: Giving thank during your internship/job search
Week 13 – November 14th: Beyond the job boards: Reaching out to your network
Week 12 – November 7th: Interpersonal (soft) skills are integral to your career
Week 11 – October 31st: The passive job-seeker vs. the proactive job-seeker
Week 10 – October 24th: Do I need a cover letter? What should I include in it?
Week 9 – October 17th: Preparing for interviews to guarantee a better outcome
Week 8 – October 10th: Utilizing LinkedIn to secure internships and full-time jobs
Week 7 – October 3rd: Susan Major: Strengthening Women Leaders in Engineering
Week 6 – September 26th: Following up with employers after events and interviews
Week 5 – September 19th: Diversity ‘All-Majors’ Career Fair Thursday in UIC Forum
Week 4 – September 12th: So much going on in the Engineering Career Center (ECC)