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Internships and Jobs

Your undergraduate program will be greatly enhanced if you have an outside internship or work experience. See how an internship fits into your chosen career path here. Internships and jobs generally make you more competitive for graduate school admission and in the job market.

  • BYU Handshake: Create a student account at BYU Handshake to connect with job/internship recruiters.
  • BYU STEM Fairs: Held in fall and winter semesters, get full information through BYU Handshake.
  • The Weidman Center: Check for international internships at this center for global leadership.
  • BYU ME Bulletins: Scan your email for the BYU Mecheng Bulletin which is sent at least weekly. If you are a BYU ME major or pre-major, you should automatically be on the mailing list. If you are not receiving it, email medept-sec@byu.edu to be added to the list.

Open Positions:

  • Check out this research opportunity with the Kim Research Group at The University of Utah. Full scholarship and living expenses are just a couple of the benefits. For more information, contact Dr. Hanseup Kim, Associate professor, University of Utah: hanseup@ecce.utah.edu or (801)-587-9497

  • BYU's C.S. department is looking for someone to help with manufacturing and other ME projects.
    See job description here: https://mcusercontent.com/f7d2c9a51a33679fc0556d146/files/df9c896d-bb43-5524-54b4-8d36d14b1673/research_position.01.docx

  • GRE is looking for Juniors and Seniors who are interest in working in person in Pennsylvania, focused on MEP design. 

    Info about GRE:

    • They have projects throughout the US
    • Projects in Africa and in the Middle East
    • Open to remote/work-from-wherever position after a few months of in-person training

    Check out this brochure with all the info you will need: https://mcusercontent.com/f7d2c9a51a33679fc0556d146/files/d89c9630-41a1-5731-a472-5794d3e21022/GBE_Brochure_2021.pdf

    If you are interested email: d_plate@gb-engineers.com

  • The application for Summer Undergraduate Research (SURF) at Purdue University is now open! 

    Receive:

    • $5100 stipend for the 10 week summer research program
    • Professional development seminars to prepare you for graduate school
    • Addition mentoring and community building activities as part of a growing support network
    • Present at our end-of-summer symposium

    Don't forget to check out the Pathways Program, which is a unique SURF cohort experience. This is a paid opportunity for underrepresented students to learn how a graduate degree can prepare you for different career pathways, including being a faculty member, working in government setting/National Laboratory, Industry, and more!

    Surf Applications are reviewed and matched to faculty mentors on a rolling basis, so it's very important that you apply as soon as possible. Priority Deadline for the Pathways Program is January 25, 2022. Applications received after this date will be considered until program is filled (Final deadline for SURF is Feb 15, 2022). Please try to have your letter of recommendation writer submit by the deadline.

    Please contact eur@purdue.edu if you have and SURF related questions. If you have any questions about the Pathways Scholars Program, please email jem@purdue.edu and/or review www.engr.purdue.edu/pathways for more information.

  • Purdue University is looking for undergraduate researchers to participate in a 10-week internship this Summer! Undergraduates will work with a graduate mentor on a project with energetic materials. This opportunity is open to individuals who have completed at least one semester in a bachelor's program in various STEM majors. There is a stipend and housing is provided. Applications are open January 10th- February 15th.

    Email aampup@purdue.com if you have any questions.

  • Searching for an engineering student with good CAD skills to help with various design projects. Mostly 3D modeling but possibly some 2D drawing creation. You will be provided access to a CAD program. Probably about 20 hours per week. Pay is $15/hour. For more info email your resume to Andrew.j.orme@gmail.com.