Engineering & Technology

This Career Community is focused on the many different areas students can pursue in fields of engineering and technology. Browse blogs for career advice, look at resources for job and internship leads and watch videos profiling unique occupations.

    View a sample of professional titles related to this major

    Visit My Next Move to browse for engineering-related occupations by keyword or industry.

    • Actors, musicians and singers
    • Automotive Engineers
    • Civil Engineers
    • Computer Network Architects
    • Cost Estimators
    • Database Administrators
    • Environmental Engineers
    • Information Security Analysts
    • Industry Safety and Health Engineer
    • Mechanical Engineers
    • Regulatory Affairs Specialists
    • Software Developers
    • Wastewater System Operators

    Need help exploring your career options? Take the Focus 2 assessment to search for occupations that fit with your interests, values, skills, and personality. Then speak with a Career Specialist about the results.

    Check out engineering-related MU majors, minors and certificates

    Please visit Majors@Mizzou and browse this site by career interests, occupation and by School or College. Remember, these are just a few examples of degree programs. A wide variety of MU majors can lead to a successful and satisfying career in engineering and technology.

    • Agricultural Systems Technology
    • Biological Engineering
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Information Technology
    • Mechanical Engineering

    Another helpful tool is the What Can I Do With This Major site where you can connect academic majors to common career paths and see typical employers that hire those majors.

    Learn how to have career conversations to find possible career paths 
    • Arrange an informational interview, learning about the real-life experience of someone working in a field or company that interests you.
    • Seek out mentors by making meaningful connections with upperclassmen, faculty, staff and alumni. 
    Discover the unique career paths of fellow Tigers
    • Use LinkedIn to see what thousands of Mizzou alumni are doing with their degrees.
    • Explore the Career Outcomes web page to see what recent MU graduates are doing and where they are living.


12 tips for securing a tech internship in a soft labor market

Let’s be honest. It is far harder to land a technology-related internship or other early career job right now than it was even two years ago. Instead of employers hiring every technologist they could find, those same employers are now …

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Top 20 tech companies of 2023

A tech company focuses on researching, developing, manufacturing, and supporting tech tools. Depending on the company, they might produce computer hardware, develop software, or create apps. Tech companies may also create online products and services from streaming networks to e-commerce …

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5 types of IT careers & how to choose one

If you’re looking for an intellectually stimulating and financially rewarding career, look no further than information technology (IT). From safeguarding digital fortresses to unraveling the mysteries of big data, there’s an IT career job description out there that perfectly fits …

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Driving Toward Success

When Ogheneobarome “Obaro” Emeje was looking at colleges, her family encouraged her to study close to home. Her dad advocated for her to become a Tiger because of strong program offerings — and the fact he could easily drive from the …

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Five Tigers Receive Fulbright Awards

University of Missouri students studying topics including civil engineering, communication, elementary education and veterinary public health recently earned Fulbright scholarships.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a prestigious program that provides funding for recent graduates, graduate students and young professionals …

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Current job and employment trends based on a NACE (national Association of Colleges and Employers) survey of recruiters who hire …

Focus 2 Am I Career Ready?

Career readiness is a foundation of eight core competencies that broadly prepare college students for lifelong success in their careers …

Electrical Engineering Jobs, Mechanical Engineering Jobs, Chemical Engineering Jobs, and opportunities in Civil Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Industrial Engineering mostly …

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