As a Penn Engineering Online student, you’ll have access to extensive career and professional-development services throughout the program. Whether you want to launch a new career or expand the possibilities of your current role, we’ll help you reach your goals.
If you’re an employer interested in recruiting MCIT Online students, see Recruiting.
Meet with a Career Advisor
Get personalized career advice from an expert in the field. Virtual meetings with our career advisor help you refine your career goals, practice your interviewing skills, hone your resume, and more. You can shape your advising session to meet your specific needs. For example:
Mapping your career goals
Writing a great resume and cover letter
How to build a strong personal brand
Want to know more about our career services? Reach out to Emily Parry, Associate Director of Professional Development and Networking.
Employers recruit at Penn because they know our graduates have the skills they’re looking for. We offer several ways for you to meet potential employers throughout the program:
Virtual Career Fair
Engage with employers at our Penn Engineering Online career fair. Held each fall on Penn’s online recruiting platform, the event features group and one-on-one meetings.
Employer Information Sessions
Connect with companies through online information sessions. It’s a great way to learn about organizations and explore opportunities.
S.P.A.R.C. (Side Projects for Advancement, Refinement and Collaboration)
This summer-long competition gives you the opportunity to collaborate with a small team of classmates on a technical side project. As you work through technical problems to showcase outcomes and solutions, you’ll build the skills that employers are looking for.