Careers & Internships

Career & Internship Resources

The Center for Career Development at Princeton University offers one-on-one advising and programs for students of all years and interests covering career development topics including:

  • Self-assessment: Discovering values, interests, skills, and strengths
  • Career insight: Choosing a major and exploring career options
  • Planning: Creating and implementing a personalized action plan
  • Networking: Strategies to make connections at Princeton and beyond
  • Gaining experience: Finding internships or other experiential opportunities
  • Further education: Preparing for graduate and professional school
  • Internship and job options: Learning search strategies and developing a plan
  • Application materials: Writing resumes, cover letters, and other documents, as well as practicing interview skills

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Further resources include:

MAE Internship: Summer Practical Research Experience

The department offers a Summer Practical Research Experience (SPRE) opportunity for first and second year MAE students. (Students must declare their major before participating.)

SPRE provides the opportunity for students to explore engineering in a research setting. Students work with a faculty member on a project of mutual interest over the summer. 

Applications will be made available through SAFE and will open mid February and close mid March. Notification of the award will occur first two weeks of April.