In-demand careers

Our long-standing regional and national reputation for producing high-quality graduates means you will be in demand.

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Will I get a job?

The NDSU Career and Advising Center hosts two major career fairs each year, the Engineering and Tech Expo each September and the Spring Career Fair in February.

The events draw hundreds of companies from around the country to recruit our students for internships, co-ops and full-time positions. You’ll be able to engage with potential employers and learn more about possibilities for your career.

By the numbers

- 250+ companies participate each year
- Interviews scheduled 820 with students
- 90 percent job placement rate among recent graduates

Connect with employers

The Career and Advising Center’s CAREERlink program connects students with employers who recruit at NDSU. Get automatic updates on jobs and internships. Apply for and schedule on-campus interviews with employers visiting NDSU. Research employers who have posted jobs, and receive special announcements about Career Center events and activities. CAREERlink is available to all students and alumni.

Supporting entrepreneurs

Many of our graduates who have gone on to start businesses began developing their ideas in the annual, campuswide Innovation Challenge. If you decide to compete, your innovation could win up to $5,000 and propel you toward a career as an entrepreneur.


Prepared for the real world

Every major in the College of Engineering concludes with a capstone experience. The course draws upon your entire education and immerses you in projects, typically for actual business and industry clients.

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