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University Libraries for First-Year Engineers: Career Development

Engineering Career Development

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Engineering Career Services

The Engineering Career Services team assist with exploring your career interests and strengths, learn about industries to pursue, and develop effective strategies to launch your engineering career. Services we provide include:

Exploring career and academic program options
Creating effective application materials (i.e. resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles)
Charting your internship and job search strategy
Preparing for career fairs, networking events, and interviews
Navigating offers and salary negotiations

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Find Career Resources

Looking for career information, industry research, or company profiles? This guide provides an overview of resources available at the CU Libraries.

Professional News and Societies

Many CU Boulder engineering students are involved with chapters of professional engineering societies.  Did you know these professional societies are a great source of information, in addition to offering networking and career resources?  Often professional societies publish magazines, blogs, or newsletters with news, trends, and developments relevant to professionals working in the field.  Here are some suggestions of professional news sources:

This list is not exhaustive so I encourage you to browse the websites of other professional societies, or check to see what information sources your membership provides access to.  


Searching in a databases that includes professional magazines can give you news from multiple sources at one time:

There are many other sources of news relevant to engineering, and science and technology more broadly, so seek out more sources!  Also consider following researchers and professionals on social media to learn about news and trends.

Engineering, Science and Design Librarian