Where to go to search for internship, co-op, and full-time openings?
CECS Students should plan to regularly check out listings on Handshake, which is UTC’s job board and tailored to our students, and Career Launch (via Canvas), which is specifically designed to support CECS students. We also recommend using LinkedIn, a public job board with many entry level and internship opportunities posted. Read more about each resource below.
Handshake is the #1 way college students meet employers and get hired. Receive personalized job recommendations based on your major, interests, and skills. Apply to the latest jobs and internships from employers that want to hire students like you. Some examples of companies that utilize Handshake are: TVA, Mohawk Industries, Shaw Industries, McKee Foods, Mueller Industries, Unum, Blue Cross BlueShield , Miller Industries, Wright Brothers, EMJ Construction, EPB, along with hundreds more.
Students can use Handshake's mobile app to:
- Explore events, fairs, and jobs.
- Apply for jobs, co-op’s, and internships.
- Access and register for on-campus interviews.
- Schedule a career advising appointment.
- View and respond to messages.
- Update their personal profile.
- Receive notifications for application deadlines and upcoming events.
- And much more!
*Handshake offers a free mobile app for both iOS and Android devices in the respective app stores. Learn more: https://joinhandshake.com/
What is Career Launch? Career launch is available to all CECS students on Canvas. It is a free platform that includes announcements about upcoming employer networking opportunities, workshops, internship, co-op, or job openings. Career Launch also provides progressive career search support and targeted resources to UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science undergraduate students preparing for careers. It's designed to add support and tools to empower students to navigate to their successful future. CECS students are added to this organization automatically within the first few weeks of the semester. If a student does not see Career Launch on their Canvas page, they should email us at [email protected] and we will get them added right away!
LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the internet. You can use LinkedIn to find the right job or internship, connect and strengthen professional relationships, and learn the skills you need to succeed in your career. You can access LinkedIn from a desktop, LinkedIn mobile app, or mobile web experience.
A complete LinkedIn profile can help you connect with opportunities by showcasing your unique professional story through experience, skills, and education.
You can also use LinkedIn to organize offline events, join groups, write articles, post photos and videos, and more.