Are Employers Hiring?
Yes. According to NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers), the majority of employers—61 percent—plan to recruit the Class of 2021 at the same level they did for the Class of 2020.
What is an internship?
An internship is on the job work experience for a fixed period of time. Internships may be part-time or full-time. Engineering internships are paid. Internships are a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. (NACE)
What is a co-op?
There is no generally accepted definition of a co-op. A co-op is form of experiential learning. Co-ops provide on the job work experience for various periods of time and may include a rotation. Engineering co-ops are paid.
Can I take classes while working an internship or co-op?
How do I search for an internship or co-op?
Engineering internships and co-ops are posted in UMSL Triton Careers. Attend JEP sponsored employer information sessions and networking events. Sign up for a JEP alumni mentor. Speak with a Career Services Advisor.
Can I get help with my resume?
Yes! Contact UMSL Career Services Career Coordinator who works with engineering students, Scottie Floyd email@example.com for help with your resume.