Internships & Opportunities
We encourage engineering undergraduates to participate in summer internships. After graduation, most students who have completed internships receive offers of employment for positions that are more prestigious and satisfying than the typical entry-level job.
The College of Engineering at Temple has a dedicated industrial relations director committed to building and maintaining long-standing employer relationships. These relationships, as well as a far-reaching network of alumni, generate community outreach, co-op and internship opportunities, job placements, and research collaborations at organizations including
- Lockheed Martin,
- Pennsylvania Department of Transportation,
- School District of Philadelphia,
- Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and
Take advantage of Owl Network, an exclusive Temple database featuring more than 1,000 job and internship postings to find opportunities. The college also hosts a variety of career fairs throughout the academic year.
Consider enhancing your engineering career prospects by completing a co-op assignment. Temple’s co-ops are flexible and entirely optional and help you gain invaluable insights and build contacts as you work alongside professional engineers. You also graduate with the experience employers look for in job applicants. Learn more about Temple’s engineering co-op options.
Undergraduate Research Internships
The College of Engineering encourages its students to get involved in research. Use our open labs and simulation software, and work with our faculty.
Temple also provides Educational Enhancement stipends, which fund approved faculty-mentored research, creative projects or unpaid internships during the summer or approved study abroad during the academic year for first-year Honors students.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology program are prepared to excel in numerous industries relevant to their course of study. The highly specialized, yet broadly applicable nature of the program positions students for gainful employment in an array of professional roles.
- Automotive engineer
- City planner
- Decision analyst
- Design engineer
- Mechanical engineer
- Plant maintenance and production manager
- Power and energy engineer
- Product and development engineer
- Project engineer
- Technical writer
- Transportation engineer
As a Temple student, you can also visit the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.
Career services can provide
assessments of your professional direction,
support for job search strategies.