Career Week

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Career Week (Tuesday, September 5 through Friday, September 8, 2023) prepares rising juniors, graduating seniors, and graduate students with the professional skills necessary for a successful full-time search. It is strategically placed prior to E-Council Engineering Expo (September 18 & 19), allowing participating students to engage early with hiring employers through a variety of events.


  • Rising juniors and graduating seniors will benefit most from the program offerings during Career Week. However, all engineering students are welcome to participate in this event.

Open Format

  • Events are conveniently spread out during the day and evening throughout the week. Based on your class schedule and interest, attend as many events as you can
  • To attend these events, visit Handshake for full details and registration information and keyword search "ECS: Career Week"

What to Expect

Professional Preparation: Brush up on your professional skills—whether you have resume, interviewing, or salary negotiation questions, attend events centered around these topics for success tips and strategies. ECS will also incorporate events specific to international students and graduate students.

Network-ish (Signature Event): Attend this drop-in style event on Thursday, September 7 to connect with employers and get professional insight on a variety of career-related topics. 2023 Network-ish employers will be announced in late August.

Career Night: Meet the Sponsors & Resume Drop (Sponsor Spotlight Event): Participating employers provide a 3-minute mini presentation to share with students re: their company & job opportunities; students will enjoy food while learning; afterwards, there will be opportunities for you to engage with employers and hand out your resume! Appetizers & refreshments provided. 2023 Career Night employers will be announced in late August.

Professional Headshots: Update your LinkedIn and Handshake profile with a new professional headshot.

Thank you to our 2023 Career Week Sponsors!

Carpenter Marty Transportation • Caterpillar • CESO • Eaton • Honda • JPMorgan Chase & Co. • Lincoln Electric • Modality Solutions • Prime AE Group, Inc. • Stantec • Stellantis

Requesting Accommodations 

If you require accommodation for a disability such as live captioning or sign language interpretation to participate in any career fairs, events, or activities, please contact ECS at Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. 

Ready to Register for Career Week?

Visit Handshake's "Events" tab and keyword search "Career Week" for full event details & to RSVP.