Jobs and Internships

The College of Engineering and Computing alumni enjoy the highest average starting salary of all Virginia public schools, and more than 80 percent of them are employed within six months of graduation.

Whether you're looking for work to help pay for school, an internship to experience life in your chosen field, or for that dream job upon graduation, you're in the right place. University Career Services hosts on-campus jobs, internships, and job opportunities for all students including undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Engineering and Computing. Handshake, a technology platform recruiters use to post opportunities, is available to every Mason student from freshmen to doctoral candidates.

University Career Services

Appointments: Students can make appointments with Career Advisors dedicated to the fields of Engineering and Technology through the Handshake platform. Convenient daytime and evening appointments are available. Students can also make appointments by contacting University Career Services at 703-993-2370.

Drop-In Hours: 15-minute drop-ins are available Monday – Friday from 1-3 p.m. at University Career Services (3400 SUB I). They can be done in person, over the phone, or via Zoom. Please contact the office at 703-993-2370 or at if you have questions.

Fall 2023 Drop-In hours in 2800 Nguyen Engineering Building are also available on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. These drop-ins are only conducted in person. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Fall 2023 Drop-Ins will begin on Weds Sept 6 and last until Thursday, Nov 30. Students can be seen daily in 3400 SUB 1 between 1-3 p.m. after November 30. Spring 2024 Drop In dates will be posted at the end of January 2024.

Opportunities: Students can view/apply for internships, on-campus, and full-time job opportunities in Handshake. Career fairs, career workshops, and employer events can also be viewed in the Events section of Handshake.

To explore career information on careers in technology, engineering, and data science, sample resumes, etc. check out these links: 

 University Career Services is located in Student Union Building I (SUB I) Suite 3400. You can also reach them at 703-993-2370 or email