ECE Career Guidance

Purdue and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering both offer several resources to help students prepare for and start their careers including: resume help, career counseling, employment postings, networking opportunities, and career fairs.


Campus Career Events

Boilermaker Circuit

The Boilermaker Circuit career fair is an exclusive opportunity for companies to connect one-on-one with electrical and computer engineering students in advance of the campus-wide Industrial Roundtable. Please note that participation is limited to members of the ECE Corporate Partners program.


The EXPO career fair is an interactive one-day event that annually attracts over 170 companies and over 4,000 students. While the fair focuses on recruitment into the engineering and STEM fields, it is open to all undergraduate and graduate students representing the wide variety of majors offered on the Purdue – West Lafayette campus. Company seminars take place the Monday before the one-day career fair. On campus interviews are held on the days following the fair.

Industrial Roundtable

Repeatedly recognized as one of the largest student-run job fairs in the nation, the Industrial Roundtable is an interactive, two-day job fair that annually attracts close to 400 companies and over 12,000 students from Purdue University. Industrial Roundtable is open to all undergraduate and graduate students from any major, including Engineering, Science, Technology, and Management.

Purdue Computing Career Fair

Students in Purdue’s computing majors have dedicated years to honing their information technology skills. Now, they’re ready to take their own giant leaps into internships and careers in network engineering technology, cybersecurity, systems analysis and design, programming and more! Don’t miss your opportunity to meet these future innovators.

SIGMA IE Career Fair

Hosted by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers at Purdue, this career fair is primarily for IE majors but has shown to benefit ECE students as well.