Computer Hardware, Electronics
Industry Specific Insights
- The quickest way to do an efficient search is to concentrate on the major industry employers and professional sites. Check out this list of companies in computer hardware and consumer electronics.
- Subscribe to industry-specific association newsletters to learn about companies in your area.
- Work on an outside project to demonstrate initiative and authentic interest. Visit http://www.electronicshub.org/ for ideas.
- Participate in robotics and programming competitions to help you stand out from the pack.
- Take advantage of opportunities to attend professional events and conferences (i.e. IEEE).
- View our Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide. Here is an accessible PDF: Internship Orientation Guide.
Industry-Specific Job Boards
The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
- Association for Computer Machinery
- IAESTE (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience)
Company & Industry Research
- Business Insights: Essentials
- D&B Hoovers
- Summer Experience Database
- Engineering Career Guide – Networking Skills
- LinkedIn – Electrical & Computer Engineers
- LinkedIn – Vanderbilt Career Insights Page
- Mango Connects
- Public Relations Society
- IEEE Vanderbilt