Industry Specific Insights
- For a quick and efficient search, concentrate on the major industry employers and professional organization job boards (i.e. AIAA). Check out the list of companies below to get started.
- Use technical terms which describe your academic area (i.e. electrical, materials, mechanical/ structural, software etc.) to refine your search on major job boards.
- If you pursue an internship or job opportunities with government agencies, offices, or contractors, you may need to obtain a security clearance. You can learn more about the process by reading this guide.
- Make an electronic portfolio of independent projects and class assignments to show recruiters.
- View our 2018-19 Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide.
The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
Recommended Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
Aerospace & Defense Companies