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The Engineering Career Center (ECC) provides helpful resources specifically geared toward UIC College of Engineering students and alumni for successfully securing internships, co-ops and jobs. We provide virtual and in-person career advising via scheduled appointments and drop-in advising.

Engineering Career Center Hours Heading link

Drop-in hours for students during Fall and Spring semesters Monday - Friday, 10am-4pm (first come, first-served basis) NOTE: No drop-in hours available on 4/17/24 and 4/19/24
Standard Business Hours Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm
Summer Hours By Appointment Only. No drop-in hours.
The Center is closed on all university-designated holidays and career fair days.

Save the date for the Fall 2024 Technology & Engineering Job and Internship Fair! Heading link

September 17 & 18, 2024: Technology & Engineering Job & Internship Fair (computer science and engineering majors)

Time: 12-4:30PM
Location: UIC Dorin Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60607

Students: View Fair Details

Reserve our Interview Room! Heading link

Have an interview and need a quiet space on campus? Engineering students may reserve our interview room in SEO 800! The space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please submit your request at least one full business day in advance.

The room is available Monday – Friday, 9am – 4:30pm during the academic year. It may be used for phone interviews, Zoom, HireVue (or other types of recorded interviews), as well as technical coding interviews.

Submit a request to reserve the room on Handshake:

  1. Click here, then “Schedule A New Appointment.” Handshake login will be required.
  2. Select Engineering Career Center, then “Reserve the Interview Room in the Engineering Career Center.”
  3. Select the date and time that you need, and submit your request. If your interview is longer than 60 minutes, you can book two time slots back-to-back. If you need more than two 60-minute slots at a time, please let us know in the appointment comment box.
  4. Once your request is approved, you will receive an automated email from Handshake to confirm your reservation.

Not seeing the availability that you want? Handshake will not show you any available times that are less than 24 hours away. If you need to reserve the room with less than 24 hours notice, please call our office at (312) 996-8374.

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