Spotlight on IEEE online career resources

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Feel like you never know where to find job information specific to your discipline? Professional associations are a fantastic resource, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is no exception. Resources include a career development portal with job search, …

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The intersection of art and science

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Art and science may have more in common than you thought. There are many career opportunities blending the two areas, and skills in each can be complementary. Many alumni from UW have gone on to pair a degree in art …

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Getting credit for an engineering internship

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Internships are an opportunity to enhance your engineering curriculum through practical, hands-on work in industry. They are a great way to learn more about an industry, gain experience, and make connections with employers to increase your chances of full-time employment after …

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Competition is a strength. And a resume builder.

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Learn to work as a team. Create innovative solutions for real-time problems. Work on an international level. Build your cross-disciplinary skills. Win money.

All of these are something you can achieve through pursuit of a design or innovation challenge with fellow …

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Check out an engineering student club or competition

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Considering a career path in engineering? Trying to choose a major? Want to gain more experience? Make yourself more competitive for internships and jobs? Connect with a mentor, meet professionals or make friends? Student clubs and competitions provide great answers to all of these …

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