Top 10 Things Engineering Students Should Know

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  1. Get Involved
  2. Network Professionally
    • Engineering Career Services (ECS): Provides career management services to College of Engineering students.
    • 2 engineering career fairs hosted each semester – ECS and EXPO
    • Many engineering RSOs bring in people from industry to talk at general meetings
  3. Meet Professors/Teaching Assistants (TAs) through weekly office hours
    • They can help you with class materials
    • Professors who know students are more likely to give a letter of recommendation
    • Getting to know professors and TAs are great ways to find undergraduate research positions
  4. Ask Questions
    • Be prepared
    • There is no such thing as a stupid question
  5. Study Abroad
    • Take engineering courses abroad
    • Research and volunteer abroad also an option
  6. Gain Presentation Experience
  7. Work with Upper Classmen
    • Adopt a mentor, whether they are someone from an RSO you’re in, your ENG 100 ELA, a CARE tutor, or someone else
  8. Have Academic Integrity
  9. Don’t be Over Confident, Could Get You in Trouble
  10. HAVE FUN!