Center for Career Development – University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee – Center for Career Development

Engineering Student Plan: Sophomore Year

  • Get to know your faculty. They can guide you in your career and provide references for jobs or graduate school.
  • Continue to seek experience in your area of interest – co-op/intern, part-time and summer jobs and/or student association or class projects. Think about what you did and what you accomplished.
  • Attend company information sessions to see what options you may be interested in and to start a connection with the recruiter.
  • Develop a professional resume and register with the Center for Career Development on the HIRE-A-VOL system.
  • Get involved in student organizations and seek out leadership roles.
  • Consider study abroad opportunities.
  • Talk to professionals in your career field. Use the Center for Career Development’s Guide to the Informational Interview for suggestions.

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