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Engineering Career Resources

We are excited to assist you on your academic and college journey. The purpose of this page is to provide you a one stop place to get information and resources related to your career.

At Career Services we think it’s important to EXPLORE career options and opportunities. We want you to ENGAGE and be an active participant in your college life. It’s important to gain EXPERIENCE in your chosen field and then be able to ARTICULATE this to employers and/or graduate schools. Students can use this career community to help explore, plan, prepare, and then execute your vision. We’ve organized the information by year, but you can go to any section based on your needs. Review the content, make an appointment with Career Services, make a plan, use the resources available to make the most out of college. Remember, it’s not about just getting through college, but getting something out of college.

First Year


PathwayU – Discover more about yourself through this career assessment that will look at your interest, values, personality, and workplace preferances. The link will take you to Career Services’ webpages that goes into to detail about the assessment and the assessment itself.

Handshake – Our online portal to part-time on campus and off campus job opportunities, making an appointment with one of our career counselors, as well as career events happening on campus.

Virtual Career Center (Career Planning) – Find online workshops that will help with career exploration, career planning, the job search, resumes, cover letters.

What Can I Do With This Major – Explore information on your chose field, explore other majors, and/or minors. This provides information on the various areas, employers, and strategies to make the most of your decision.

College of Engineering Advising and Outreach Office

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Second and Third Years

Engage and Experience

Engineering Research at Boise State – Here are some of the labs and opportunities to explore undergraduate research positions on Boise State’s campus

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) – National Science Foundation – These are great opportunities that provide you excellent experience in research all over the country. These positions generally occur over a ten week period over the summer. They include a stipend salary, room and board, and relocation allowance.

Internships – It’s important to gain hands-on experience in your chose field, build skills relevant to your industry, apply the knowledge you’ve gained in the classroom to real world situations, and make strong connections. It is highly recommended that you gain as much as experience as you can while you are still in college.