Recruiters from Mortenson talk with students and view resumes.

Trends and buzzwords: CCEE alumni lend insight for success at career fairs

With the 2017 Iowa State University (ISU) Fall Engineering Career Fair one for the books, civil, construction and environmental engineering alums weigh in with do’s and don’ts Following the career fair, you probably contacted employers with thank you emails and constantly gripped your phone in hopes that recruiters would ring with news of an internship … Continue reading Trends and buzzwords: CCEE alumni lend insight for success at career fairs

CCEE student interviews with Raker Rhodes Engineering associates (Photo by Tindall)

How to succeed at Iowa State’s Engineering Career Fair

Industry partners share tips for making your next career fair one for the books Every year, thousands of students attend Iowa State University’s (ISU) two Engineering Career Fairs. So in the bustle to get résumés printed off or get that interview outfit ready, remember these top tips from industry partners.  Research, research, research Every industry … Continue reading How to succeed at Iowa State’s Engineering Career Fair

Guest post: From a freshman looking for an internship to a recruiter hiring Cyclone Engineers

Sheela Halbur (BSME ’04) is a senior engineer at Caterpillar. She was recently back on campus as a recruiter for her company at the Engineering Career Fair and took a few minutes to reflect on the value the event offers to both students and recruiters. I always look forward to recruiting trips back to Ames, … Continue reading Guest post: From a freshman looking for an internship to a recruiter hiring Cyclone Engineers

E-Week emphasizes countless opportunities for engineers

Committees have been working hard since February to prepare for the College of Engineering’s annual Engineers’ Week (E-Week). The chosen theme “Engineers: Giving Imagination Direction” embraces the many opportunities for engineers and the various paths they take. Several new events will be happening at this year’s E-Week, including a Nail-Hammering Relay and other similar activities … Continue reading E-Week emphasizes countless opportunities for engineers

Employers, Iowa State students make matches at Engineering Career Fair

For many at the College of Engineering Career Fair, the roles of the recruiter and the student were similar. Hundreds of employers came to find suitable employees and hundreds of students came to find suitable employers Tuesday at Hilton Coliseum. Many recruiters are ISU graduates themselves and are familiar with the process. Read the Iowa … Continue reading Employers, Iowa State students make matches at Engineering Career Fair

A shift in expectations

The Iowa State College of Engineering’s career services team is helping students gain a better understanding of the growing expectations employers have for engineering students. As the number of employers looking to hire engineers continues to rise, so do expectations of graduates, causing a shift in skills demand. This shift, which became evident just a … Continue reading A shift in expectations

A shift in expectations

The Iowa State College of Engineering’s career services team is helping students gain a better understanding of the growing expectations employers have for engineering students. As the number of employers looking to hire engineers continues to rise, so do expectations of graduates, causing a shift in skills demand. This shift, which became evident just a … Continue reading A shift in expectations