School of Engineering and Technology

School of Engineering and Technology - Internship Information

INTERNSHIP AND JOB PLACEMENT INFORMATION


Internship Information


School of Engineering and Technology Internship Information

Internship Syllabi

**NOTE**
Internships for credit must be approved by your internship advisor. Please make sure you have filled out all the necessary paperwork. Contact your advisor if you have any questions.

Internship Coordinator

Rafael Obregon
Interim Director, School of Engineering & Technology
Knoblauch Hall 135 (Macomb)  |  Riverfront 207B (Moline)
(309) 298-1091
R-Obregon@wiu.edu


Career Center Information

Handshake

Handshake is our one-stop platform for connecting students to employers, career opportunities, fairs, appointments, and resources.

Head to Handshake to schedule a time to meet with a staff member about any of the topics below:

  • Resume Building and Review
  • Cover Letter Review
  • Mock Interview & Interview Assistance
  • Personal Statement Assistance
  • Job & Internship Searching
  • Career Navigation
  • Graduate School Application
  • Career Clothing Closet (Macomb)

Appointments can be made in the Career Center section.

For additional information, visit the Center for Career Preparation and Employer Engagement

Career Center

Employers

Are you an employer looking to hire WIU graduates, interns or co-op participants? You are in the right spot!

Connecting with Students

Creating a presence on campus and regularly engaging with students are important strategies for recruiting highly sought-after candidates. Name recognition and company image are important when trying to attract the attention of busy college students. Interacting with students provides opportunities to evaluate skill sets, interests, and personalities that’s why we’ve created ENGR/ET 100 Seminar held Wednesdays from 4-5 pm. Please complete the Seminar jotform to reserve your spot to present.

Seminar Form


Post Jobs

Thank you for your interest in recruiting from the WIU School of Engineering & Technology! The information below helps employers connect with thousands of current students and alumni who are prepared to make a difference in the world through creative, innovative engineering solutions. All services are provided free of charge. More information can be found by following the links on this page, but please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Though we do not advertise non-WIU job postings on our website, there are various opportunities open to employers.

HANDSHAKE
  • We encourage all employers to post positions on Handshake as this is the platform the University uses for all of our internships and career opportunities.To create a profile, post positions and view student resumes, please visit this link: Handshake for Employers
  • If you have additional questions about Handshake and posting your employment opportunities, please email: Audrey Adamson, Director Center for Career Preparation and Employer Engagement at anw-adamson@wiu.edu.
LISTSERV NOTIFICATION
  • Email opportunities can be sent to our students – just complete and submit this form . Information provided will be emailed to all WIU School of Engineering & Technology students.
SOCIAL MEDIA
SEMINAR
  • Host an information session/seminar. Information sessions provide an opportunity to introduce your organization, discuss employment opportunities, and highlight recruiting activities with interested students.
  • A traditional info session typically involves a 20 to 30 minute presentation followed by Q&A and networking time, but creative approaches are always welcome!
  • Employers have found success with hosting coffee chats, lunch and learns, trivia or game nights, site visits and tours, gift bags for finals week, and more!
  • Reserve a Wednesday to present at seminar by filling out this form: Engineering and Technology Seminar Form

Engage with the School of Engineering & Technology

There are several opportunities to engage with the School of Engineering & Technology.

  • Fund scholarships or otherwise support the College of Buiness and Technology: Donation Link
  • Sponsor research involving graduate and/or undergraduate students
  • Serve on an advisory board (requires an invitation by the department chair)
 

Internship and Job Placement Map


Click on  Expansion Icon  (the expansion icon) below to view employers of WIU Engineering student interns and alumni.