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Getting an MBA as an Engineer: Worth It?

As a professional in the engineering field, you probably appreciate the value of a solid education.  Without a foundational background in the maths and sciences, for an example, you most likely wouldn’t be able to...

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Should You Get Your PhD in Engineering?

Is it worth it to continue the academic track towards an engineering PhD, or are you be better off going into the industry, paying back those student loans?

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5 Steps to Winning Your First Engineering Job

Congratulations, graduate! You’re a qualified engineer! Now get a job and start paying back those student loans.

Which Engineering Discipline is Right For You?

  Using survey data and internal jobs numbers, we ranked engineering disciplines by competitive outlook, salary, and degree completion rate.

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Consider an Engineering Co-Op

An engineering co-op puts classroom theory to real-life, real-market use.  Graduate with the same degree, a year of experience, and money in your pocket.

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Engineering Competitions Can Get You Hired

Top schools and employers scout engineering competitions for talent. Even if you don’t win, it’s worth your time to be there.

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Your Engineering Internship Can Make Your Career

One of the most common questions we get from students is whether an engineering internship is worth it. Does it really make a difference when landing that first job?

How Important is Your Senior Engineering Project

How Important is Your Senior Engineering Project?

Your senior engineering project often makes the difference between an employer taking a second look at your resume and tossing it on the reject pile.

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Newsflash: Work Is Not School

One of the biggest problems facing young engineers is that school usually doesn’t prepare you for the realities of work.

9 Ways to Avoid Losing Your Job

You got your first job. You’re officially an engineer. It’s time to enjoy the rewards of all your hard work and start paying off those student loans … while avoiding these nine rookie mistakes.

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12 Tips for Acing Your First Engineering Interview

How do you nail your first engineering job interview when you have no experience?

6 Awesome Things to Do with a Mechanical Engineering Degree Valdosta State University

6 Awesome Things to Do with a Mechanical Engineering Degree

No matter why you got into mechanical engineering (it’s because you wanted to perfect your battlebot, wasn’t it?), your training can be turned to incredible things.

Study Hacks and Tools for Engineering Students Engineer Jobs Francisco Osorlo

Study Hacks and Tools for Engineering Students

College, above all else, is where you take control of your own learning. But many engineering students coast through primary and secondary school, hitting a wall when it’s time to hit the books. 

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Starting College? Start Your Job Search Now.

Here’s a sobering fact: six months after graduating, over 50% of college graduates will be unemployed or working in a job that doesn’t require a degree. If you want to avoid being one of those, then...

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Improve Your Job Search By Thinking Like A Recruiter

The job search can be distilled to a single task – persuading one person to say yes. Thinking like a recruiter helps you stand out by throwing the right signals.

What a CD Player Can Teach You About Mechatronics

What a CD Player Can Teach You About Mechatronics

As the field continues to define itself, confusion remains about what mechatronics engineering is and isn’t. Let’s clear some things up.

Ten Automotive Engineering Jobs You Didn't Consider

Ten Automotive Engineering Jobs You Didn’t Consider

If you’re considering automotive engineering jobs, you probably have a fairly straightforward idea of what to expect – and you’ve probably overlooked most of the field.

Paid Internships Yield Better Job Prospects and Higher Pay

Paid Internships Yield Better Job Prospects and Higher Pay

You wouldn’t put a production model on the market without research, development, and prototyping. Consider the same cycle for your career: if engineering school is R&D, then a paid internship is prototyping for real-world success. 

What You Need to Know About the Smart Grid

What You Need to Know About the Smart Grid

Just what is the Smart Grid? What makes it smart? EngineerJobs explains the coming big thing in electricity.

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Engineering Dream Jobs: An Unscientific Study

We recently polled a group of engineers and engineer hopefuls on their dream jobs in engineering. Though our methods were by no means scientific (if you’re looking for statistical significance you should stop reading now),...

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Are You In the Wrong Major?

Your choice of major determines your course load, peer group, and influences your academic and professional future. The right call can immerse you in subjects you’re passionate about and guide you to a career you...

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Will Your Boss Pay Your Tuition?

By now, the problem is all too familiar:  to remain competitive, an engineer requires extensive, expensive investment in education and training, while the necessary time and money remains out of reach without taking on onerous...

Engineering Jobs That Dont Require a Degree

13 Jobs in Engineering that Don’t Require a Degree

You don’t necessarily have to hold a Bachelor of Science in engineering to be employed by an engineering company and take part in many of the career benefits engineers enjoy. Here are 13 jobs in engineering that...

How to Pay Off Student Loans Fast

How to Pay Off Student Loan Debt Fast

In 2007, Congress legislated a five-year drop in the federal student loan rate from 6.8% to 3.4%, with renewal scheduled for 2012. While last minute legislative action extended the lower rates until July 1st of...

Is an Engineering Masters Worth It

Is It Worth Pursuing a Master’s Degree in Engineering?

While the generic case for graduate education is simple – more money, more opportunity – drilling down into the figures for specific occupations reveals that the real value of a Master’s degree varies widely by...