McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science

Office of Career Development

  • Resume Writing Workshops: We will cover the basics of Resume Writing for university students looking for internships and cooperative engineering educational opportunities.  NO RSVP is needed for resume writing workshops.  Please feel free to stop by on the days and times below.  If you have any questions please contact MCD at 847-491-3366 or mcd [at] northwestern [dot] edu.   Resume Writing Powerpoint from the Workshop this fall.  We also have handouts in our office in Ford room 2.350 or you can come by for walk in hours on Fridays. 

  • One on One Advice: EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON beginning Friday, September 30, 2011 MCD will offer open appointments to meet with our career development advisors one-on-one and receive advice on your resume or career search without an appointment.  The office will be open from 1-5 with a sign in sheet and we will see students first come first serve based on when you have signed in on the sign in sheet available at the front desk.  The sign in sheet will close at 4:30 and advisors will see any remaining students at that time.  This is open to all students, not only students registered with our office.

  • Career Fair Workshops:  We will offer 2 workshops on how to prepare for a career fair, conducting company research and networking.  No RSVP is needed for these workshops.  These workshops are designed to assist you in your preparation for SWE Industry Day and other Career Fairs throughout the quarter.  Stop by our office for handouts on networking and career fair preparation.  Career Fair Powerpoint Presentation from workshop.

  • Interview Workshops: These workshops will give you tips on how to be successful in an interview.  There will be a presentation of what to do and what not to do in an interview.  Following the presentation there will be an opportunity for participants to conduct practice interviews with each other or the presenter.  No RSVP is needed.  Stop by our office for handouts and information on how to prepare for an interview.  Interview Workshop Powerpoint Presentation.