Engineering

Welcome to Pitt’s Engineering Career Community!  This online community is designed to assist you with industry resources, career advice, resume samples, job and internship search information, networking opportunities, and events to help you explore relevant career options. You are invited to schedule an appointment with your career consultant here: Schedule an appointment. Below you can find your career consultant:

Ingrid Beute: Civil Engineering, Environmental, Industrial and Mechanical Engineering & Material Science

Ashley Steffy: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering

For information regarding Co-Op Opportunities, please visit: Swanson School of Engineering Co-Op and Internship

Engineering and Technology- The Job and Internship Search

Tips on Searching for  Engineering and Tech Jobs/Internships

The Engineering and Technology career field requires specialized high skills, thus, representing an opportunity for professionals to enjoy what they do along with a prosperous financial reward. As a new graduate or …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Navigating Your Major and Career Journey: The Importance of Understanding Your Values

When exploring careers, many consider whether an occupation will be personally fulfilling to them or not. This personal fulfillment can come in many different forms. For example, some folks are most satisfied by helping others, while others find joy in …

By Holly Schultz
Holly Schultz
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Life After Pitt: Essential Tips for Navigating your Job Search Journey

As you approach the final stretch of your college journey, the looming question of what comes next can feel both exciting and overwhelming. With graduation on the horizon, it’s time to dive into the job search process and kickstart your …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Work Smart available to Pitt students and alumni

The University of Pittsburgh has become a member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Students and alumni can access all of AAUW’s resources and webinars for free.

AAUW has been working to narrow the gender pay gap, which …

By Alissa Clark
Alissa Clark
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Law School Exploration Series: New York City, July 16-18

Happy to announce that the Law School Exploration Series 2024 is taking on New York City in Mid July (July 16-18). The Law School Exploration Series is a chance for current and former Pitt students to tour different Law Schools …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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Engineering Resources

Job Search Resources – Engineering

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Career Center Resources

Resume Samples

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Connect with Alumni

Reach out to any of these alumni who have shared their profiles in Pitt Commons.

  • Pittsburgh
  • Global Manager - Product Sustainability PPG
Meet Shen >
  • Pittsburgh
  • (Retired) VP of Supply Chain Management Evoqua Water Treatment
Meet Bob >
  • Pittsburgh
  • Senior Development Manager Direct Energy
Meet Tom >
Meet Nicholas >
  • Houston
  • CEO The Dragonfly Consulting Group
Meet Debra >
Meet Timothy >
  • Pittsburgh
  • Group Information Technology Director Howmet Aerospace
Meet Angela >
  • Pittsburgh
  • Global Director of Product Engineering MSA Innovation, Inc.
Meet Heather >
  • Pittsburgh
  • Chief Information Officer System One Holdings, LLC
Meet Lisa >
  • Murrysville, PA
  • Electrical Engineering Master's Student University of Pittsburgh
Meet Noah >
  • San Diego, CA
  • Partnerships Google
Meet Susan >
  • Valencia, PA
Meet Melanie >

Did you know?

95% of Class of 2020 Pitt graduates with degrees in engineering and technology reported that they were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months after graduation. Visit our Success After Pitt site to check out the details! *Other positive career outcomes included military or volunteer positions.

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