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 roles and occupations.

Everything You Need to Know About Being (and Becoming) a Software Engineer

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Software engineering is one of the hot careers that everyone seems to be talking about, but it can be a bit opaque from the outside. I’ve spent 15 years in various software engineering and engineering manager roles. Over that time, …

By Joy Ebertz
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9 Jobs for Computer Science Majors—You Don’t Have to Be a Software Engineer

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As companies clamor for people with programming skills, it’s no surprise that computer science has become a popular major at many universities. But coding isn’t the only skill you develop when you study CS, and a computer science degree doesn’t …

By Lily Zhang
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The 3 Things You Must Read To Break Into Tech

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Want to land a hot tech job? Better start spending hours reading dozens of tech blogs and following hundreds of tech Twitterati, right???

Wrong.

Because let’s be real: No tech company is going to hire you for being …

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Want a Job in Tech? Now’s the Time to Start Looking

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As consumer habits around the world change under the coronavirus lockdown, demand for tech companies that satisfy our needs for virtual work, entertainment, and socializing has skyrocketed. Whether you have experience as a software engineer, data scientist, marketer, UX designer, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Everything You Need to Know About Being (and Becoming) a Software Engineer

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Software engineering is one of the hot careers that everyone seems to be talking about, but it can be a bit opaque from the outside. I’ve spent 15 years in various software engineering and engineering manager roles. Over that time, …

By Joy Ebertz - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Resources

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is a U.S. Department of Energy asset that is dedicated to enabling …

For individuals seeking equity for women in science, engineering, technology and math, AWIS provides career development, networking, mentorship, and leadership …

Founded in 1977, growing the AISES membership above our current 5,900 individual members is key to achieving our mission. AISES …

The AAAS seeks to “advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.”

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are the nation’s pre-eminent source of high-quality, objective advice on science, engineering, …

The Schlumberger Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports science and technology education.

Seminars

SSC 1150: College Success Seminar

Prof. Jane Doe
This 2-credit hour course is intended to assist exploring students in making purposeful academic and life decisions that lead to…

SSC 2100: Career Explorations

Prof. Craig Benson
 The goal of this course is to help students explore what to major in, what they can do with their…

Business-Related Exploration Courses

Below are a list of introductory and exploration courses for students interested in Business and Commerce. This list is subject…

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