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Welcome to CBEE Careers & Internships

Peer Mentors for Academic, Career & Internship Advice

Peer Mentors are available 10 hours each week. You'll find them in either the Gleeson Lobby or in Gleeson Hall Room 102A. They can assist you with job search advice, resume & cover letter review, interviewing tips, and academic advising issues.

Peer Mentors hours for Winter Term 2017 are:

Monday 12-2 pm

Tuesday 10-11 am and 1-3 pm

Wednesday 12-2 pm

Thursday  10-11 am and 1-3 pm

What's your goal?

NASA intern wearing protective gear

Entry-level career position after graduation

Engineering internship in industry

Research internship in the summer or during school

Study or work abroad - or both!

Job search skills improvement

Go to: OSU Jobs Board to find paid work on-campus full-time or part-time, during school or in the summer

Go to: International Students - Employment to find out how to work in the US as an international student on a F-1 or J-1 visa

Learn about past student internships in the Fall '15/Winter'16 CBEE Alumni Newsletter, Diffusion. Story starts on page 5.


Careers, Internships and the Job Search

Beaver Careers LogoSet up a profile and email alerts on the OSU Career Development Center's Beaver Careers job posting site, which includes internships, entry-level and alumni career opportunities

Click on the icon at the top right of the "Beaver Jobs - CBEE" RSS feed displayed on this page to see the entire list or to subscribe to the feed. It includes recent Beaver Careers postings of paid internships and full-time positions which are in the categories of Engineering, Biotech & Pharma, Chemicals or Environment and are recruiting CBEE majors. This is only a sampling of what you may find on Beaver Careers!

Bookmark (and check regularly) the OSUCBEE subreddit for CBEE Career and Internship Opportunities and related events

Read the weekly CBEE Bulletin, especially the Jobs & Internships section, for the latest news

Sign up for the cbee-jobs listserv for timely updates on new job postings

Explore the CBEE Employer Lists (organized by Major and by Industry) and the Buzzfile Lists

Improve your Job Search skills

Search online Job Boards


Industry Internships

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MECOP/CECOP Internship Program

The MECOP program offers two 6-month internships for chemical or environmental engineering students and is a five-year Bachelor's degree program.

Watch the video here: What is MECOP?

Chemical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

MECOP Company List  (Note: not all companies on the list hire chemical or environmental engineering students)

Industry intern at a poster session

Other Industry Internship Opportunities

Many companies hire engineering interns! Just follow the job search process used to find a career position, listed above. By learning these skills now, you'll have a head start when you're ready to graduate!


Research Internships

Grad students and Johnson interns next to parabolic solar dish

Pete and Rosalie Johnson Internship Program

The Pete and Rosalie Johnson Undergraduate Internship Program  provides research opportunities in the summer following the completion of the first academic year. The Johnson Internship is available to any CBEE student who has successfully completed a first-year engineering intro course (such as CBEE 101) and CBEE 102. Applications are due in mid-March each year. 

Research Internships and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)

CBEE Research Internships & REUs list

OSU College of Engineering Undergraduate Research Page

Undergraduate Research at OSU

Information about Letter of Recommendation Requests from Faculty


Potential Employers

Students can use these lists to explore internship and career opportunities available for CBEE students and graduates. These lists include just a sampling of places where CBEE student interns or alumni have found employment. This list is not comprehensive; it's here to help get you started on your job search. Opportunities abound beyond those listed here.

Information about Employers

Employers - By Major

Bioengineering

Research intern using lab equipment

Chemical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Employers - By Industry Sector

Chemical and Materials Processing

Product and Device Manufacturing

Semi-conductor and Electronics

Medical Device and Pharmaceutical

Consulting

Government and Regulatory

If you would like your company added to these lists, please contact our Internship Coordinator at: cbee.industry@oregonstate.edu.


International Internships and Study Abroad

OSU College of Engineering International Programs - Meet with a study-abroad coordinator to explore the possibilities. See also: Programs by Major

International Internships - Explore IE3 Global Internships, IAESTE, DAAD and others in Switzerland, France, Germany and Japan

OSU Office of Global Opportunities - Research opportunities to study and work abroad

GoinGlobal - This is a great source for searching for jobs abroad, as well as gaining valuable information about the culture of various countries in which you'd like to work.

students in front of turkish building


All about the Job Search

OSU Career Development Center "Handouts" (pdfs)

Career Guide

Resumes

Cover Letters

Interviewing

Interviewing Practice

Networking

Schedule a 50-minute Career Consultation

Linked-In for Students


Job Boards

indeed.com

AIChE Careers site

After College Job Resource Center

State of Oregon Employment Department

Washington State Employment department

Northwest Environmental Business Council

Oregon Bioscience Association

Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association

Students: If you have already checked out the CBEE and Career Services' resources, had your resume & cover letter reviewed, and explored the other resources available on this page, and still have questions, email us with a specific question or area that you need help with, or set up a career advising appointment.

Employers - please contact CBEE Corporate Relations at cbee.industry@oregonstate.edu.

student research intern in boat

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