Internships (summer or semester) and co-ops are vital experiences that you can begin acquiring as early as the summer of your first year on campus. Internships and co-ops provide you with a competitive advantage when seeking full-time careers in industry and can enable you to gain up to a full year of professional work. Participating in an internship or co-op allows you the opportunity to gain practical experience and to explore engineering-related fields in-depth.
Benefits of participating in an internship or co-op:
- Gain practical experience in an engineering or engineering-related field
- Earn money as part of your internship/co-op
- Develop and fine tune your communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and organizational skills, as well as your sense of initiative
- Build and apply technical knowledge and skills
- Identify and refine your career goals
Search for internships and co-ops on Handshake @ Illinois.
Also, check out Vault‘s Internships & Co-ops section to learn about the Best Internships in Tech and Engineering.
ECS Internship Spotlights & Intern Mix Panelists
Akashdeep Deb | Goldman Sachs | Summer Analyst
Arkin Dharawat | Omniscience | Software Development Intern
Arvind Kamal | AARP | Information Security Intern
Athena Lin | Texas Instruments | Semiconductor Packaging Engineering Intern
Charlie Rovin | Moog | Space and Defense Group
Enobong Asanga | Tilone Subsea Ltd.; Shell Petroleum Development Company | ROV Maintenance Intern; Well Integrity Intern
Jackie Chen | Jump Simulation | Advanced Imaging & Modeling Intern
Katie Mummah | FermiLab; Exelon Generation | Optical Astronomy Intern; Spent Fuel & Decommissioning Intern/Reactor Engineering Intern
Kevin Burns | The Boeing Company | Structural Analysis & Design Engineering Intern
Virupaksh Agrawal | G&W Electrical Company | Operational Excellence Intern
Vishesh Verma | Qualcomm | Digital Hardware Engineering Intern
Wanli Wang | Microsoft | Quality Insurance Intern
Yingying Ren | Samsung Research America | Research Intern
Yuvraj Mehra | Reckitt Benckiser | Information Services Intern