Career Development

Students in the IEOR Department have access to a wealth of professional development resources including the IEOR Career Team and the Center for Career Education.

All students are encouraged to register and participate in recruiting programs (i.e. on-campus recruiting, internships, resume and interview workshops, resume portfolio submission, etc.). The IEOR Career Team provides individual career counseling, including taped mock interviews to meet the unique career development needs of every student. We recommend students:

  • Engage in internship opportunities during the academic year and summer. 

  • Meet with the members of the IEOR Career Team for individual counseling. 

  • Set up 30-minute appointments to discuss career related inquiries, including mock interviews, resume and cover letter reviews, etc. Appointments can be made through Courseworks.

  • Improve professional communication skills in a small collaborative class setting and take advantage of various resources.
  • Understand the employer landscape.  Students in the IEOR Department have access to H1B Visa Jobs, an online database of American employers for international professionals.
  • Attend the numerous Departmental career development events, including:

    • Meet-and-greet the employer events  

    • Employer on-site visits and shadowing opportunities

    • Bloomberg and related applications training sessions

    • Informational interviews

    • Alumni Round Table and related networking events.

Visit our program specific pages for more specific information:

MS&E Career Placement
FE Career Placement
OR & IE Career Placement

IEOR Policy on Career Engagement

Student engagement, participation and enrollment in the IEOR Professional Development course are required in order to participate in the Department's recruiting program. Lack of career preparation and development will lead to serious issues in fulfilling professional goals. Non-enrollment and absence from the class are signs to the Department that the student is not interested in recruiting and career development.

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