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.

  • + CONSIDER CAREER PATHS
    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.

  • + EXPLORE MU MAJORS
    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.

  • + MAKE CAREER CONNECTIONS
    Learn how to have career conversations to find possible career paths 
  • + RESEARCH ALUMNI CAREER PATHS
    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.

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Is Machine Learning Hard? A Guide To Getting Started

Whenever there’s a mention of machine learning (ML) or artificial intelligence (AI), most people want to know: Is machine learning hard to learn? On the surface, it’s understandable why many people believe it to be a complicated subject to master.

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Early Career Advice for Engineers

New engineers coming to GE often ask me, “What does it take to forge a successful engineering career?” I wish I had a mathematical model for success. But I don’t. I can, however, share some insights, which my colleagues, including …

By David C. Wisler
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Everything You Need to Know About Being (and Becoming) a Software Engineer

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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What Can You Do With An Engineering Degree?

Engineering is a broad subject which splits into many different disciplines, including chemical, civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering. Engineering graduates are often logical thinkers with excellent numerical and problem-solving skills.  The careers open to engineering graduates are wide and varied, …

By Sabrina Collier
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How To Become a Network Engineer in 6 Steps

‌As the world continues to depend more on digital environments to get work done, the health of internal networks will increase in importance to company leaders. Many, if not most, of today’s business functions, require a network to operate, whether …

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Resources

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 …

The world’s most visited engineering job site.

The site includes job listings, career research, resume tips and interviewing advice.

Dice is a job posting site focused on the technology sector. Search by job title or skill, company, or location.

Seminars

SSC 1150: College Success Seminar

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

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

Engineering & Technology Exploration Courses

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

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