Internships and Careers

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Career Fairs & Recruiter Events

UCSB Career Services, College of Engineering, and our network of industry affiliates collaborate to host several career-boosting opportunities for undergraduate students every quarter. From career fairs to information sessions, from internships to undergraduate research, we are here to help students kickstart their promising careers.

Engineering Career Events

View the UCSB Engineering schedule of career events, career fairs, and information sessions featuring employers and industry partners.

UCSB Career Services

UCSB Career Services holds career fairs and recruiting events each quarter, including a day dedicated to STEM majors each spring. Career Services also offers resume preparation help and review services.

Search Handshake

Handshake is the official UCSB Career Services site for jobs and internships. Search job and internship postings from employers. Create and store your resume, cover letter, transcripts, and other documents. See which employers are coming to upcoming career events, and schedule interviews with employers.

Networking Opportunities

Join an Engineering Student Organization

Numerous student organizations for engineering and STEM majors are active on campus and offer networking opportunities and events.

Talk to Professors and Department Advisors

Talk to your department or faculty advisor for major-specific internships or jobs.

Technology Management Program

Students interested in the business side of technology or entrepreneurism are encouraged to get involved with UCSB’s Technology Management Program. TMP hosts a number of events each year such as: the annual New Venture Competition, distinguished guest speakers, and more.

Research Programs & Internships

Many professors in engineering and the sciences at UCSB offer rewarding undergraduate research opportunities that can help prepare students for post-graduation success. Read more about undergraduate research opportunities, how to approach a mentor, and how to find a research program.