Careers - Students
Texas Tech University and the Whitacre College of Engineering are dedicated to making sure that you have the skills to land the job that you deserve. But, as you may know, the necessary skills aren’t limited to your chosen trade. Job hunting requires a different set of skills than most engineers may be comfortable with. As such, we are here to provide you with the information and training needed to make the most of your job search. Stop by the EOC in Engineering Center 102 if you have questions.
You will receive weekly Career Updates from the EOC. Each week we will share job opportunities, info about upcoming events and other import career info. Be sure to save the Whitacre College of Engineering – EOC email address email@example.com as a safe sender. Keep your Job Grid profile up to date to receive targeted info in the weekly emails.
InterviewStream - Online Mock Interviews
The Whitacre College of Engineering is excited to offer online mock interviewing! This brand new service can be used at home with your own computer & webcam or in our office by appointment. Check it out at http://ttu.interviewstream.com/
Job Search Videos
Got 3 minutes? Get prepared for your job search with these short videos recommended by leading career experts for outstanding job search preparation.
Workshops & Training
We host regular workshops and training. Log–on to Job Grid to see a schedule of upcoming career events.
Salary Data/Undergraduate Fact Sheet
The Texas Tech University Whitacre College of Engineering offers quality undergraduate programs that stress the fundamentals of engineering and its practice. Graduates are ready for an engineering career, advanced studies, or other professional paths.
Graduate programs provide strong research experiences, as well as preparation for a professional, academic, or research career.
With more than 24 student organizations, nine honor societies and study abroad opportunities, Texas Tech students are highly involved with the university in programs that will enhance their career.
Job Choices Magazine
Get job-search advice and find about employers interested in new college graduates—see Job Choice Magazine - Science, Engineering, and Technology.
Tools you need
Getting a job is tough. Of course we’re here whenever you need us, but we know students have busy schedules. For those times when a job fair is next week and you don’t have time to stop by, here are some tips and resources for getting prepared on your own.
- Resume Tips
- Writing a Cover Letter
- How to Interview
- Dining Etiquette 101
- Handling Salary Negotiation
- Working a Job Fair
Sample Resumes (see attachments)
Career Websites for Engineers
The Internet is a great tool for job hunting, but how do you know where to find good information for engineers? Let us help. Here's a list of great websites that we believe are good tools for engineers looking to get a job.
- AEC Workforce
- AE Job
- American Academy of Environmental Engineers
- American Institute of Chemical Engineers
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- American Society of Engineering Education
- American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- Association for Computing Machinery
- Engineering Central
- Engineer Jobs
- Engineering Jobs
- Environmental Science & Engineering
- I Hire Engineering
- Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers
- Institute of Industrial Engineers
- Internships with Federal Government Agencies
- National Society of Professional Engineers
- Nuclear Energy Institute
- Sloan Career Cornerstone Center
- Society of Petroleum Engineers
- Structural Engineers Association
- Society of Manufacturing Engineers
- The Engineering Center
- Washington Internships in Science and Engineering