There are many career options in the fields of science and technology. With your overall interest in the field of Engineering, you have many possibilities! At times, this can seem a bit overwhelming. Advisors will help you through the many resources available and connect you to those who can assist with career assessments. Use online assessment tools to assess your interests, skills, and values and identify possible career options.
Advisors can assist you as you pick a major. Check out Choosing A Major for information on applying for a major and the many resources to assist you with this decision.
You will also find the following Web sites to be beneficial in exploring the Engineering field further.
|MyPlan.com||Assistance for making well-informed decisions about your education and career based on comprehensive research and data. Contains detailed descriptions of occupations and industries, information about majors, video library, top 10 lists and much more! This is a must see!|
|Sloane Career Cornerstone Center
||Profiles of careers for each engineering major
||Powerful employment research took that allows screening for companies by industry, geographic location, size, or keyword through Cornell University's Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management Library. Scroll down to "To Connect" and login. If you need further assistance on the use of this tool, please view the How To Use CareerSearch Power Point or the online tutorials put together by CareerSearch (ignore the log in tutorial; follow instructions above)
|Diversity/Careers||Engineering and information technology
|Hoovers.com||Search for employers by industry and location to learn specific information on company size, location, products, yearly revenue, and more
|Indeed.com||Full-time and summer jobs; Good way to see what is "real" before starting a job search; "Entry level" or "internship" are good key words to include in a search
|Wetfeet Career Resources
||Articles, advice, company rankings, sample resumes, etc.; Download guides through the Cornell Career Services website
|Career Insider by Vault
||Information on employers, industries, occupational profiles, etc.; Downloadable guides|
||12,485 audio clips on entrepreneurship, business and leadership, organized by 160 business topics & 480 themes. Also information on entrepreneurship, including social entrepreneurship. Indexed by theme & topic and company.
|Cornell University's Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management Library
||Information for students interested in business. Guides cover the basics of industry and company research to job listings and interview preparation. Some resources restricted to Johnson School community only.
|National Science Foundation Engineering Profiles
||Video series designed to help you gain a better understanding of scientific and engineering career fields.
|Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
||WAMC Public Radio Station list of amazing resources to find job/internships and information galore!
|Newgradlife.com||Blog dedicated to providing free resources to recent college graduates or soon-to-be grads for topics such as job hunting, resume, interview help, networking tips, money management, and more.
|GraduateGuide.com||A directory of Graduate Schools in the United States and Canada. This site will help you find colleges and universities that offer accredited graduate programs that most interest you.