Experience and Employment

Whether you choose to participate in undergraduate research, a student project team, the cooperative education program or internships in industry, experiencing engineering in a hands-on environment will enhance your experience, expand your résumé, and help you identify areas of interest to fine-tune your curriculum.


There are many options when it comes to getting industry experience. You could conduct research, complete an internship or co-op, to name a few.To discuss which experience is the right fit for you, meet with a Career Advisor at the Engineering Career Center.


For questions about Job Search Strategies, Career Fair Preparation, Interviewing and more please contact the Cornell Engineering Career Center. They offer a wide array of services including career advising, practice interviews, resume and cover letter reviews, and more.


Career Development Toolkit – A Canvas course that provides you with extensive career development information (e.g. Resumes, Job Search, Offers).

Engineering Career Conversations — A podcast of authentic conversations with alums who are making a difference in their careers.

Engineering Career Center