Recruit Engineering Talent

Engineering Career Development offers companies many opportunities and programs to recruit engineering students. 

If you are looking for co-op, intern, or entry-level, full-time candidates, we can work with you to schedule an event or develop a custom recruiting plan to meet your needs.

Explore the links below or contact Allison Berger at 847-491-2613 to get started.

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SWE Industry Day Career Fair

  • For all Engineering and Technology students and employers.
  • The next SWE Industry Day Career Fair will be October 19, 2017.

McCormick Interview Day is held the day after SWE for employers who want to interview students on-campus after the Career Fair.


Tech Expo Career Fair

  • For all Engineering and Technology students and employers.
  • Tech Expo will be held Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 pm at The Hilton Orrington in Evanston.

McCormick Interview Day is held the day after Tech Expo for employers who want to interview students on-campus after the Career Fair.

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Posting Positions

Engineering Career Development uses a secure online database management system called McCormickConnect to connect employers and students for co-op, internship, and full-time positions.

Get Started

  1. Log into McCormickConnect
  2. Create a profile for your company/organization and designated point of contact in McCormickConnect
  3. Once we activate your account, you will be able to post positions, review resumes of qualified students and select candidates for interviewing
  4. If you have any questions, contact our Recruitment Coordinator, Michelle Bledsoe

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On-Campus Recruiting Events

On-campus recruiting opportunities include:

Host a Company Day

  • Set up your company table in a key visibility location for engineering students
  • Meet and greet students throughout the day
  • Base cost is $350

Host an Info Session

  • Host an information session to talk about your company and job opportunities with students
  • Meet future candidates for your talent pipeline
  • Information sessions are free to book

Host a Meet and Greet

  • Hold office hours to meet students in a conference room
  • Discuss career paths, offer to review resumes, give advice, or just talk with students
  • Base cost is $100

Represent your Company at a Career Exploration Day

  • Held quarterly, our Career Exploration Days are based around specific industries and feature companies and representatives from those industries
  • Network with students and explain what engineers do at your company and describe possible career paths
  • View and register for our upcoming Career Exploration Day events by clicking on the Career Events tab in McCormickConnect. This event cost $150 to attend for employers. Included are a high top table with two chairs, parking, and lunch.

Attend our student/employer Networking events

  • In addition to our career fairs, we hold a number of other student/employer engagement events throughout the year
  • Keep an eye on the "Career Events" tab in McCormickConnect to see all of our upcoming events

Contact Allison Berger, Manager, Employer Relations at 847-491-2613 to schedule your on-campus recruiting event. You can also see a calendar of our major recruiting events on the Recruiting Events Calendar.

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Off-Campus Recruiting Events

Off-campus recruiting opportunities include:

  • Virtual events
  • Virtual information sessions
  • Virtual career fairs
  • Shadow days
  • Company or plant tours

Contact Allison Berger, Manager of Employer Relations, at 847-491-2613 to start planning your recruitment strategy.

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To arrange a date to interview students on or off-campus, contact Michelle Bledsoe, Recruitment Coordinator, at 847-491-5994.

To optimize your travel, you can coordinate your interviewing schedule with any of our career fairs or register for McCormick Interview Days. Please take our student academic calendar into account when planning.

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