Science, Math & Technology

Have you always enjoyed understanding how things work? Do you want to do more research before committing to an advanced degree in science or engineering?

There are worlds of opportunity in large and small companies, in public and private sectors, for those with a strong foundation in natural science fields.

Whether you would like to do work in a cutting edge startup biotechnology lab, or join a large organization with a huge R&D facility, we can help you structure your search to yield opportunities that will broaden your perspective and help with long-term decision making.

Resources:

See Job Choices 2012 for Science, Engineering, & Technology Students

 

Science

Career planning advice from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Summer Science and Pre-Professional programs

Research Opportunities at Williams

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). Summer programs funded by NSF

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Biotech and Pharmaceutical Information

Additional Information

Computer Science/Tech

The Future of Big Data – and How Liberal Arts Fit In

Professional Associations

Internship/Job Boards 

  • Pathways to Science: To find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring
  • National Science Foundation REU Sites: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • American Academy for Advancement of Science: A resource list of AAAS career development programs
  • NSA Internships: The National Security Agency offers internships, a co-op program, and scholarships
  • Dice: A website with technology jobs as well as advice and resources for the industry
  • ComputerWorld: News, reviews, and jobs in technology
  • Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA): ISA develops industry standards, certifies industry professionals, provides training, publishes technical articles, and hosts conferences/exhibitions for automation professionals
  • ComputerJobs.com: A helpful site that will, after you submit your resume, send you only the job postings that are relevant to your aspirations and your experiences
  • ComputerWork.com: One of the largest job boards in the country, this website offers the ability to search by technical skills, job titles, descriptions, or locations
  • Creativeheads.net: Jobs in video games, animation, VFX, and software/technology industries
  • Adafruit: Job board for designers, makers, artists, and engineers
  • Krop: Exciting opportunities for people with technical or computer-based backgrounds who would like to work in creative environments
  • CrunchBoard: A nice job-listing website across many states offering a wide variety of engineering jobs
  • Research Gate: A network dedicated to science and research. Connect, collaborate and discover scientific publications, jobs and conferences
  • Engineering Central: Lists engineering positions and resumes across all engineering disciplines
  • Engineer.net: A broad-scale engineering job-search engine that many companies use to find new talent
  • Gamejobs.com
  • Career Jet Math and Computer Science Jobs
  • ITJobsAdvantage

Engineering

Electrical

Professional Associations

Internship/Job Boards  

  • Pathways to Science: To find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring
  • National Science Foundation REU Sites: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • American Academy for Advancement of Science: A resource list of AAAS career development programs
  • Engineering Jobs – Electrical: A broad online compilation of jobs for electrical engineers across the US
  • Adafruit: Job board for designers, makers, programmers, artists and engineers
  • Dice: A leading career site for technology and engineering professionals
  • ElectricalEngineer.com: This site features job listings from employers from small business to the US Government, and far and wide between
  • Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE): The well-reputed job site of the IEEE
  • ACECNY: A proactive coalition of more than 270 firms representing every discipline of engineering related to the built environment - civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, geotechnical - and affiliated companies. A listing of consulting engineering firms from
    across New York State. Use membership directory to identify local companies and check their job boards for postings
  • Research Gate: A network dedicated to science and research. Connect, collaborate and discover scientific publications, jobs and conferences
  • Engineering Central: Lists engineering positions and resumes across all engineering disciplines
  • Engineer.net: A broad-scale engineering job-search engine that many companies use to find new talent

Professional Journals

 

Biomedical 

Professional Associations

Internship/Job Boards 

  • Pathways to Science: To find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring
  • American Academy for Advancement of Science: A resource list of AAAS career development programs
  • National Science Foundation REU Sites: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • List of BME summer programs (research/internships)
  • BME Career Alliance: Internship and job posting database from the BME Career Alliance. BME students at CU can email Professor Hillman for assistance locating discount access codes. Also shares free resources here for career research
  • BMES Job Board: Internship and job posting database from the Biomedical Engineering Society
  • EMBS Job Board: Internship and job posting database from the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
  • Engineering Jobs – Biomedical: A very broad range of jobs specifically limited to biomedical engineering opportunities
  • Hum-molgen: A specialty site dedicated to collecting available career positions in bioscience and medicine
  • Research Gate: A network dedicated to science and research. Connect, collaborate and discover scientific publications, jobs and conferences
  • Engineering Central: Lists engineering positions and resumes across all engineering disciplines
  • Engineer.net: A broad-scale engineering job-search engine that many companies use to find new talent

Professional Journals 

 

Mechanical 

Professional Associations

Internship/Job Boards  

  • Pathways to Science: To find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring
  • National Science Foundation REU Sites: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • American Academy for Advancement of Science: A resource list of AAAS career development programs
  • ACECNY: A proactive coalition of more than 270 firms representing every discipline of engineering related to the built environment - civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, geotechnical - and affiliated companies.
  • Engineering Jobs – Mechanical: A broad-scale listing of mechanical engineering employment opportunities
  • Aero Industry Jobs: A job listing specifically focused on the aerospace and defense industries
  • Careersinfood.com: Employment Site for the Food and Beverage Manufacturing Industry
  • PennEnergy: A fascinating compilation of job listings within the mechanical and energy-oriented portions of engineering
  • Aerotek Mechanical Engineering Jobs: Listing of mechanical engineering jobs at Aerotek
  • Research Gate: A network dedicated to science and research. Connect, collaborate and discover scientific publications, jobs and conferences
  • Engineering Central: Lists engineering positions and resumes across all engineering disciplines
  • Engineer.net: A broad-scale engineering job-search engine that many companies use to find new talent

Professional Journals 

Mathematics

Professional Associations

Internship/Job Boards  

  • SIAM Careers: Whether you are a student considering a career in mathematics, or an established mathematician, you will find the job-search and career information resources in this section invaluable. SIAM also lists fellowships and research opportunities.
  • Math Jobs: A broad listing of jobs in applied mathematics across Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
  • Pathways to Science: To find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring
  • American Academy for Advancement of Science: A resource list of AAAS career development programs
  • National Science Foundation REU Sites: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • National Council of Teachers in Mathematics Job Board: If you´re looking for a position in mathematics education, NCTM offers a wealth of resources in your search.
  • American Mathematical Society's List of REU Sites
  • USAJobs.gov: Programs to help students and recent graduates get started in the Federal workforce
  • Engineering Central: Lists engineering positions and resumes across all engineering disciplines
  • Engineer.net: A broad-scale engineering job-search engine that many companies use to find new talent

Finance