Career Resources

Click here for the Alumni Job Center

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Network with other Alumni

Network with other Mines alumni on Facebook and LinkedIn! The Colorado School of Mines has active alumni communities on social media, and these are both great places to connect with other alumni and discuss job opportunities. 

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Update your Alumni Association Profile

If you are actively or passively looking for new employment opportunities, update your profile using the links below. Here are some quick links to update specific elements of your profile related to employment:
Update your Resume/Job Search Information
Update your Business Information
Update your Professional/Society Memberships

As a service to you, CSMAA will periodically send updates with career-related information and job postings.

Helpful Career Information

Visit the Content Library on our Alumni Job Center for a collection of articles and sites offering career advice. Topics include interviewing tips, effective resumes and cover letters, relocation information, labor market projections and much more. Take advantage of this resource—library access is free.

Mastering the Phone Interview
In this article, Peter Vogt gives tips on succeeding at the easy-to-underestimate phone interview, and includes guidance on preparation and what to keep in front of you during the interview.
Timeless Career Tips
This list of tips has stood the test of time. Don't skip these!
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This is the Handbook generated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It's a great resource for discovering the job functions, work environment, pay and career path for a wide range of professions.
Resume Guide with Free Resume Templates
Article that provides resume tips, and free professional resume templates you can personalize.

Engineering and Science Sites

American Institute of Chemical Engineers Career Website: On this site, you will find resources for finding a job, career development and guidance, and even mentorship. Chemical engineering internships and networking opportunities are also posted here.
Bio Careers: The leading online job board and career service for life science post graduates This site is a straightforward, bare-bones employment search engine.
Civil Engineering Jobs
Dice: IT/Tech jobs.
EEWeb - Electrical Engineering Community: Electrical engineering jobs.
Engineering Central: Search by majors including chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, computer, etc.
Engineering Jobs: Search company employment pages.
Energy Central Jobs: Energy and engineering jobs.
Federal Government Jobs: is the place to go if you're looking for employment with the U.S. government.
Jabil: A global leader in collaborative design manufacturing.
Kriger Research: Clinical research for pharmaceutical and biotechnology product development.
NationJob: You can search by engineering and science jobs, manufacturing jobs, IT, and more.
NewScientist Jobs
Southwest Research Institute: Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 11 technical divisions.

Associations and Societies

American Chemical Society: Career descriptions involving chemistry, careers related to chemistry, profiles of real-world chemists.
American Council of Engineering Companies
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Colorado BioScience Association: Members include biotechnology, medical device, diagnostic, agricultural-bio, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as leading academic biomedical research institutions.
Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists: Local geological jobs. Free resume posting for members.
Society of Petroleum Engineers
Society of Women Engineers: If you're a female engineer, this site is a great resource for jobs, industry information, education and networking.