The sky's the limit.

In Engineering Career Services, we're committed to producing the best outcomes for our students.

From the minute you step on campus, you can utilize our resources for searching for internships and co-ops, creating résumés and cover letters, and finding your dream job. Additionally, we cultivate strong, lasting relationships with the top companies in engineering in order to pass those networks on to you. The education, experiences, and resources at Grainger Engineering at Illinois will prepare you to hit the ground running upon graduation.


Want a professional development presentation or résumé review session for your RSO? Engineering Ambassadors are here to help! Submit a request using their form here.

Join the community on Grainger Engineering Link!

Want to get advice on picking a major or navigating your job search from someone who has been in your shoes? Connect with with extensive alumni network to find a mentor, build bridges to the industry, and develop your professional strategy! Current Engineering students, use your Illinois email address to create your free account.

Interested in salaries, signing bonuses, and post-graduation plans for the Class of 2020? Check out the new ECS Illini Success Data Portal!

Schedule an appointment

Have a lengthier question? Schedule an one-on-one advising appointment (phone or virtual) with a career advisor on Handshake @ Illinois.

Reserve a Room

Do you need a quiet space for an upcoming interview?  Request an interview room located in ECS here:



Handshake @ Illinois

Claim your Handshake @ Illinois account to search for jobs, attend career events, learn about employer events and schedule career advising appointments.

Share Your Outcomes

When you succeed, we succeed! Share your story by taking the Illini Success survey.

Share your story

Check Your Resume Against the Job Description

Sign up for Jobscan to optimize your resume and increase your chance for an interview.


Engineering Career Services (ECS) at Illinois provides students and employers with career management services. Skilled at working with highly qualified students and maintaining strong ties with companies, ECS helps you explore careers and get connected with your dream companies. Whether you are beginning to research internships or are seeking a full-time job, the ECS team is your career search partner.

On average, our students receive 2+ job offers.

Our students earn $71,856 as an average starting salary for full-time employment, about 9% above national average.

Our students are among the Top 5 most prepared for the workforce according to a Wall Street Journal survey of employers.

Looking for Micro-Internships?

ECS has partnered with Parker Dewey to connect students to companies for micro-internships!

    Thank you to our corporate partners!

    BP America     |    Crowe LLC