Career and Future Opportunities

Resume & Cover Letters – Example resumes and cover letters for students who are in engineering.

Career Coaching – You can set up a Career coaching appointment. They can help you create a handshake profile, talk through job options, or prepare for the career fair.

Events – Every semester the career center puts on a STEM Career & Internship Fair. Over 100 employers come to recruit students for internships and full-time jobs.

Where are they now? – You can use this tool to see where our students go to work after graduating or during their internships.

The Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam is no longer a requirement for graduation for our program. The FE exam is optional for students who want to begin the process to becoming a professional licensed engineer (P.E.). You can learn more by following the link below to know all about the PE and FE exam.  The College of Engineering no longer does reviews for these exams, but there are resources for studying on their website.

BS/MS Program – For undergraduate students interested in vigorous pursuit of research, the Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a combined degree program intended to foster undergraduate research and to accelerate progress toward the M.S. degree. They currently have a thesis and non-thesis option for the B.S./M.S. program.

thesisMaster’s Thesis & Non-Thesis – Found a specific area of Mechanical Engineering that you want to learn more about? Get a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering here at the University of Utah.

Create a LinkedIn Profile – Using LinkedIn is a way to build a network or keep in touch with your network on a professional basis. Think of it as a visual, virtual resume. Stop by the Career Studio to develop your profile. You can also viewLinkedIn Profiles of past Mechanical Engineer Graduates and where where they are now here.

College of Engineering Job Board – Companies are constantly reaching out to the college with opportunities for our students. Visit the COE Job Board for an internship or job that may work for you.

Join Handshake – Finding the perfect internship or job after graduation and connecting with potential employers is about to get easier for University of Utah students. The university’s Career and Professional Development Center and Business Career Services launched a new system that matches student interests and experiences with career opportunities with more than 250,000 employers, including all Fortune 500 companies.

Visit the Career Studio – The career studio is open Monday and Thursday from 10am to 1pm, and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8am to 5pm.