• Experiential Education: Internships & Co-ops. Many employers expect you to have a professional work experience prior to graduation


Welcome to Engineering Career Services at
Iowa State University

We take pride in helping ISU engineering students and alumni plan, prepare for, and launch successful careers. Additionally, we enjoy helping employers connect with ISU’s great engineering talent.  We are dedicated to equal employment opportunity and follow the guidelines established by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Please use the menu at the top and the quick links to explore the information we have prepared for you.


  • News and Announcements

    • Fall 2019 Engineering Career Fairs

      The Fall 2019 Engineering Career Fairs will take place on September 18th and 24th. Registration for employers will open through CyHire on June 11th. More information can be found here: https://www.engineering.iastate.edu/ecs/employers/career-fair/

    • New Resource for Engineering Students in Canvas

      ECS is excited to offer a new resource for students: A Career Prep ‘Course’ in Canvas! In it you will find exclusive best practices, tools, & examples specifically designed to help ISU engineering students. Please note that this is NOT an actual class: you are not required to do any assignments and no grades will be assigned.

    • The 2017-2018 Engineering Career Services Annual Report is Now Available

      Our 2017-2018 Annual Report is now available. View statistics and information about career advising, on-campus recruiting activities, and more!

    • Internship Funding Grants Available Through the Iowa Economic Development Authority

      Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is now accepting Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019 applications for their Iowa Student Internship Program (https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/Business/student) and STEM Internship Program (https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/Business/stem).