Experiential learning makes an impact

College is all about learning, and there’s no better way to test that knowledge than through hands-on experience. Students across the College of Engineering know experiential learning, such as internships or co-ops, is a great way to apply their coursework and prepare them for their future careers. One way students find out about such opportunities is through … Continue reading Experiential learning makes an impact

Brian Larson

Guest Post: Engineering Career Fair continues delivering valuable experiences for students, employers

A priority for Engineering Career Services is to help our students and alumni connect with employers. The great reputation of the College of Engineering and the college recruiting process brings more than 400 employers to campus each year. These employers seek to identify individuals with skillsets and interests that match their engineering talent needs. One … Continue reading Guest Post: Engineering Career Fair continues delivering valuable experiences for students, employers

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

Engineering Career Fair back at Hilton, adds networking event and blog

After being relocated last fall due to the flooding that struck Ames, the College of Engineering’s Career Fair will return to Hilton Coliseum this spring. The event will be held Tuesday, February 8, from noon to 6:00 p.m. To help students prepare for the fair, engineering career services has coordinated educational seminars on Sunday, February … Continue reading Engineering Career Fair back at Hilton, adds networking event and blog

About students, by students

(Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a series of student profiles written by students in JLMC 321, Public Relations Writing. Our thanks to the authors, to senior lecturer Erin Wilgenbusch, to the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communications, and to the subjects.) Anna Grimley Anna Grimley is a 21-year-old junior from Springville, Iowa, … Continue reading About students, by students

Students make the most of career fair opportunity

Despite heavy rainfall and a temporary location, engineering students flocked to the career fair Tuesday and found company representatives happy to meet them. Based on real-time tracking used at the event, more than 3,700 students had participated by late afternoon, which means that attendance was comparable to numbers from recent years. “The weather and the … Continue reading Students make the most of career fair opportunity