“Engineer” Your Career

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“Engineer” Your Careerat the University of IowaGain a competitive edge from the beginning

AGENDAToday’s Objective1.2.3.4.5.6.Gaining a Competitive EdgeUnlimited OpportunitiesResources in the CollegeBe Better InitiativeHow Parents Can HelpQuestions

Oh, The Places They’ll Go!Graduate andProfessional School Masters/PhD ProgramsMedicalPhysical TherapyPublic HealthDentistryPharmacyLawIndustry fitTechnologyAutomotive/Aerospaceand More!

The Diverse World ofEngineering Biomedical EngineerBusiness AnalystCivil EngineerClinical EngineerMechanical EngineerManufacturing EngineerProcess EngineerProduct EngineerSoftware Engineer Research andDevelopment EngineerStructural EngineerQuality or ReliabilityEngineerValidation EngineerConsultant or SalesEngineerEnvironmental Engineer

A Sample of EmployerPartnerships

Top 10 SkillsEmployers Seek1.Communication skills2.Honesty/integrity3.Teamwork skills4.Interpersonal skills5.Motivation/initiative6.Strong work ethic7. Analytical skills8. Flexibility/adaptability9. Computer skills10. Organizational skills

#1 Way to Gain aCompetitive EdgeDifferentiate Themselves!

Build that Resume Student OrganizationsResearchCo-ops & InternshipsVolunteer/Service WorkStudy AbroadPart-time JobsHonors InvolvementMinors/Certificates

Student OrganizationsNearly 30 Active Engineering Organizations Gain leadership skills and serviceexperience Participate in engineering projects andcompetitions Network with employers and peersthrough regional and nationalconferences, site tours and presentations Have fun and meet people!

Student OrganizationsDepartmental BMESS, AICHE, ASCE, IEEE, IIE, ASMEIndustry Specific AIAA, AWEA, SAE, FIRST Alumni, NEXUS Art Club,Sales Engineering Club, SAME, UI Robotics ClubEnvironmental & Sustainability Focused Continental Crossings, US Green Building CouncilDiversity MESA, NOBBCHE, NSBE, oSTEM, SASE,SHPE, SWE, WISEProfessional ESC, Theta Tau

Research OpportunitiesDepartment & Faculty Research Faculty DirectoryCenters & Institutes College of EngineeringUIHC & College of MedicinePhysics, Chemistry, Math, Biology,Public HealthIowa Center for UndergraduateResearch (ICRU) www.uiowa.edu/icru/NSF Research Experiences forUndergraduates (REU) www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/

LeadershipMediocrity is Not an Option Seminar Career and leadership seminar taughtby former Rockwell Collins ExecutiveStudent Leadership Institute Two-day leadership retreat with engineeringand liberal arts students Students review and discuss case studieswith industry leadersCareer Leadership Academy Two semester program that focuses onbuilding leadership skills through events,activities and seminars

Co-ops & InternshipsGain Valuable Experience Practical training experience relatedto the student’s curriculumFrequently Asked Questions How do students find a position? Can first year students find aninternship? What are the incentives? What’s considered an internship?

Co-ops vs InternshipsCo-ops Typically 6-8 Months (Semester & Summer) In-Depth Training Opportunities Increased Responsibilities & Quality Assignments Potential for Company BenefitsInternships Typically 10-12 Weeks (Summer) Convenient Time Frame & More Flexibility Gain Relevant Experience Explore Career Paths Through Multiple Experiences“I wouldn’t have been able to scratch the surface in a 10-12 week internshipof what I was able to accomplish during an eight month co-op.”

Engineering Grand ChallengesScholars Program The NAE identified 14 Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st Century. TheGrand Challenges are a call to action and serve as a focal point for society'sattention to opportunities and challenges affecting our quality of life.The University of Iowa College of Engineering welcomed the NAE’s call to actionand was the 7th program in the US to have an approved program.

Professional DevelopmentResourcesStaff and peers are available toassist students at all stages ofthe career development processResume &Cover LetterReviewsJob &InternshipSearchStrategiesCareer Fair/InterviewingPreparationJob OfferEvaluation &InternshipRegistrationStudents start with a resume assignment in the first few weeks of the semester.

Download the fair app today!CAREERFAIR Fall 2017Engineering Career FairThursday, September 28th, 12:00-5:00 PM, IMU Explore a variety of careers & companiesDiscuss full-time, internship & co-op opportunitiesNetwork with alumni & current professionals

Hireahawk.comFull-timeJobsCampus &Work-StudyPT JobsInternshipsCommunityPT JobsVolunteerOpportunities

Finding CampusEmploymentFinding a Campus Job

Resume Review ProcessReview resume examples inthe on-line resource manualprior to submitting resumesthrough Hireahawk

BeBetter.uiowa.edu

How Can Parents Help? Support and encourageinvolvement Follow the web site and socialmedia to promote events andopportunities Encourage students to be openminded Ask questions and give gentlereminders

Questions?Engineering ProfessionalDevelopmentFollow-us!Student Development Center3124 Seamans Center(319) 335-5763www.engineering.uiowa.edu/epd

Today’s Objective. Oh, The Places They’ll Go! Graduate and Professional School Masters/PhD Programs . Process Engineer Product Engineer Software Engineer Research and Development Engineer Structural Engineer . Students start with a resume assignme

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Career clusters are one way to group career paths. Careers with common features are in the same cluster. The 16 Career Clusters outlined in this Resource Guide can be used during career exploration as a way to find your best career match. Review the circular graphic on page 14 to see how the career fields, career clusters & pathways fit together.

The SSP is fully integrated with the Career Cruising career guidance system. Career Cruising is an internet-based career exploration and planning tool that students use to explore career and school options and develop a career plan. Career Cruising can be accessed from school, home, the library, or wherever your child has access to the internet.

Planning our areer Workbook 3 Planning Your Career Career Life rk Career – Life – Work 3 Eight Steps to Planning Your Career Read these eight steps. For each step there is an activity to help you plan for your career. Fill in each handout for each step and by the end you will have a plan in place to help you reach your goal.

Career clusters are one way to group career paths. Careers with common features are in the same cluster. The 16 Career Clusters can be used during career exploration as a way to find your best career match. Look at the circular graphic on page 14 to see how all the career fields,career clusters and pathways fit together.

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