How to land that dream Engineering job:

Upon reading the job description for your dream job, you know you’re a qualified candidate. Maybe you even exceed the required qualifications. Now, how do you get your foot in the door? Landing the ideal job includes a very strategic game-plan that must begin with answering two main questions:

  1. What do recruiters want to see from me?
  2. Am I advertising myself in the way that hiring managers look for?

But there’s so much more. From identifying a way to get past the “Application Tracking System” to effectively/efficiently following up with employers once you’ve submitted the required application materials to mastering your professional social media profile, the job search can feel like a full-time job in itself. Check out this helpful article for more useful tips to aide you in the pursuit of getting the official job offer.

By Kate Kastl
Kate Kastl Career Counselor-College of Engineering Kate Kastl