Demand is high for graduates with engineering, computer science and IT degrees. (Bonus: These jobs carry some of the highest starting salaries in the U.S.) Of the recent SCE graduates who did not pursue higher education, 88 percent were employed in their field of study within six months of graduation.
SCE alumni are employed nationally and internationally at large and small companies alike. The school’s location in one of the nation’s premier computing and engineering cities presents a unique opportunity for students to find employment and internships right here in Kansas City. In fact, many students take part in internships or hold part-time jobs with local companies during the school year.
So how do you get your hands on one of these positions? To ensure SCE students are finding the internships and jobs they desire, we have listed some helpful resources below.
UMKC Career Services offers a wide array of free services to students and alumni. You’ll find information on career fairs and on-campus recruitment opportunities, as well as assistance with resume writing and interviewing skills. Career Services is an essential resource for finding jobs and internships.
Roo Career Network is an employment database provided by Career Services. The network provides a simple method of finding and applying for local, national and on-campus job opportunities. These services are free to current students and UMKC alumni.