Partner with Engineering Career Services

Looking for Ways to Bring Career Education to Your Students?

Engineering Career Services welcomes the opportunity to partner with you to fulfill The Grainger College of Engineering's mission "to turn learners, no matter their origin or circumstances, into tomorrow's socially responsible, creative and highly skilled engineering and science leaders"

Request a Speaker from Engineering Career Services

Whether you are planning a career development event for your students or looking for a speaker to come present to your classroom, we have presentations ready for the following topics:

  • Overview of Career Services
  • Resume Building
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Networking
  • Interview Preparation
  • Offer Evaluation/Negotiation
  • Career Interest Exploration

Don't see what you are looking for? Choose  "Other" in the speaker request form, and we will be glad to discuss creating custom content to meet your needs.

Request a Speaker

Please make speaker requests at least two weeks in advance.

RSO Advisors - Request a Resume Review Session for Your RSO

Engineering Ambassadors work with ECS to provide resume review  (ReviewMe) sessions to engineering RSOs. The EAs are trained by ECS on proper resume formatting, how to build impactful bullet points, and key career readiness skills to look for in a well-rounded resume. 

In addition to ReviewMe Sessions, EAs are also trained to present on a variety of career development topics.

ReviewMe Request Form


Post Campus Jobs on Handshake@Illinois

Handshake is a powerful online career platform designed to help students and alumni connect with employers and find job and internship opportunities. Request an invitation link from ECS Staff ( to create a staff member account under The Grainger College of Engineering employer account.

Request a Mock Student Account in Handshake@illinois

You can view employer-led events, career fairs, job postings, and employer profiles with a mock student account in Handshake. This is a great tool for helping students navigate the platform and for discovering opportunities related to their area of interest.

Please contact ECS staff members ( to help you create a mock student account with your provided name and email address (NetID).

Classroom Integration of Career Readiness

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, "Career readiness is a foundation from which to demonstrate requisite core competencies that broadly prepare the college-educated for success in the workplace and lifelong career management." 

NACE goes on to identify 8 career readiness competencies: Career & Self-Development, Critical Thinking, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Professionalism, Teamwork, and Technology.

Please contact ECS staff members ( for a consultation on integrating career readiness into your classroom.