Are you one of the many students on the UMD campus with a science major? Odds are, you are. Our campus offers a vast array of science majors ranging from Biology to Computer Science to Statistics to multiple Engineering majors. We’ve put together a few resources to help you through the career planning process. Included are: what you can do with your major, upcoming career fairs, and general job/intern/grad school search information. Have fun working on your career plan!
- So Bio is Your Major… (Ashley – Peer Into Your Career)
- What Can You do with a Computer Science Major? (Kirsi – Peer Into Your Career)
- STEM – Majors for Everyone (Kirsi – Peer Into Your Career)
- What Can You do with an Electrical Engineering Major? (Kirsi – Peer Into Your Career)
- Alternatives to Medical School (UNC University Career Services)
- Student Conservation Association >>> great for finding Internships around the U.S.
- Explore Health Careers
- Career Paths in Civil Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers)
- Exploring Science Careers (UMD’s Swenson College of Science & Engineering)
- What Can I do With This Major In… Science; Engineering, Math, & Computers; Health & Wellness; Agriculture & Natural Resources
Staffing Agencies – a great resource for finding a job. These agencies specialize in helping recent graduates in the sciences find jobs in their fields.
- UMD’s E-Fest (for Engineering, Computer Science, Math, & Science majors) (mid-September)
- Science & Engineering Career Fair on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus (mid-September & February)
- UMD’s STEM Job & Internship Fair (late-January to early-February)
- UMD’s Civil Engineering Career Fair (early-February)
- Environmental Career Fair – on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus (February)
- For each of the fairs listed above, you can check out our Events page for the most up-to-date information.
Other helpful career planning articles
- How to Target Your Resume for Internship Applications (UWW Internships)
- 12 Intangibles to Consider Before Accepting the Job (Salary.com)
- Countdown to Grad School Checklist (Classy Career Girl)
- How to Ace a Job Interview on Skype (Glassdoor.com)
- How to Get to Know Your Co-Workers (Levo League)