College of Engineering Office of Graduate Studies

Career/Professional Development Resources

Career Services

Location: Student Union 1533
Phone: (419) 530-4341
Email: careerservices@utoledo.edu

The Career Services offers comprehensive career development and employment services to UT students and alumni. Student Employment Services, a division of Career Services, provides on-campus part-time employment opportunities.

  • Big Interview: learn and practice your interview skills, whether you’re interviewing for a job or graduate school. 
    Available through the myUT portal, under the 'University Career Services' section.
  • FOCUS 2 Career Assessment: self-paced, online career and education planning tool for college students designed to help you make decisions about future career goals and education plans.  FOCUS 2 provides five self-assessments to help you identify your top work interests, values, skills, personality type, and leisure time interests and explore occupations and major areas of study compatible with your personal attributes.

  • GoinGlobalincludes world-wide job openings, internship listing, industry profiles and country-specific career and employment information. Constantly-updated content is included on topics such as: work permits/visa regulations, resume/CV writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups and cultural/interviewing advice.
    Available through the myUT portal, under the 'University Career Services' section.
  • Handshake: online interactive database where you can find jobs on and off campus, from entry-level to specialized positions. You can post your resume and research job and internship openings.

  • Parker Dewey Micro-Internship Opportunities:students from all majors can execute professional assignments to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths.

  • Rocket Connect: helps you build an online community for students, alumni, and supporters to connect, share knowledge, and drive meaningful career outcomes.  Rocket Connect provides an engaging space for alumni and students to connect with each other.

  • Student Opportunity Center: is an online platform that enables students to search for experiential learning opportunities with over 3,000-partnership organizations. The site includes conferences, journals and funding opportunities as well as internship and co-ops, with a focus on STEM related experiential learning. Faculty can also post and share opportunities with Rockets students via the UT community network feature.
    Available through the myUT portal, under the 'University Career Services' section.

EPIC TOLEDO

EPIC is the largest young professional group in the Toledo Region and stands for “engaging people, inspiring change”. EPIC's goal is to develop future business and community leaders, as well as attract and retain diverse young talent to the region. UT students and employees are able to join EPIC, as part of The University of Toledo’s corporate membership. Members can have unlimited access to all EPIC events and opportunities at no cost to the employee or student, unless otherwise noted.

How to Sign-Up: complete the EPIC Online ApplicationUse “UT” as your company name; and “student” as your job title if you are a current student.


Graduate Launch Course

New course offered by the College of Engineering in the Spring 2019 semester as an opportunity for graduate students to develop their soft skills. Topics include professionalism, research methods, career exploration, and communication. For more information contact the COE Office of Graduate Studies and Research.


PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE

Students have access to professional clothing — women’s and men’s styles — to prepare for interviews and internships, and to build their professional wardrobes at no cost to them. Both closets listed below are welcoming, inclusive spaces and are LGBTQA+ friendly.

  • Kate's Closet: located inside the Eberly Center for Women (Tucker Hall 0168), Kate’s Closet provides women on campus and in the community an affordable alternative to shopping for interview clothing. Appointments are scheduled by calling (419) 530-8570.

  • Professional Menswear Closet: just as its counterpart, the Professional Menswear Closet serves as an on-campus resource for UT students were they can select professional clothing items in preparation for an upcoming interview or new job. Appointments can be made by filling out an Appointment Request Form.

TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs,providing a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop these skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

The Westside Toastmasters Club meets in the Brady Engineering Innovation Center every 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday at 6:00 p.m.


OTHER RESOURCES

Last Updated: 6/30/19