Explore STE

Careers in science, technology, and engineering offer opportunities to use scientific inquiry, research, data analysis, critical thinking, and programming to solve complex real world problems and drive innovation. We invite you to explore this cluster to determine if it is a good fit for you and leverage our resources to launch your job, internship, or graduate school search.

What would you like to do?

Meet Your Career Coach

Our specialized Science, Technology, and Engineering career coach will help you launch a job, internship, or graduate school search in your field of interest.


Explore Industries in Science, Technology, and Engineering

Key Resources

We recommend using these platforms as a starting point. This is not an exhaustive list.


As you look for opportunities, start with Handshake, our centralized platform where employers post positions for Boston College students. All of the top employers are hiring on Handshake, including many in STE! You can also find campus recruitment opportunities.

Our guide will help you set up your profile and make the most of your Handshake account.


Featured STE Employers

Follow these employers and others you like on Handshake to receive email alerts when new jobs and events are posted. Following employers also helps improve your job recommendations.

Eagle Exchange

Eagle Exchange is an interactive virtual platform that fosters connections between students and Boston College alumni. You can use Eagle Exchange to build your professional network, ask career-related questions, find alumni mentors, apply to projects to build skills, and more.

Our guide will help you set up your profile and make the most of your Eagle Exchange account.

Eagle Exchange

Featured STE Alumni

These alumni (and many more) are excited to connect with you on Eagle Exchange. Take the first step and reach out!

Evelyn Kelty '06

Senior Product Manager, athenahealth

Philip Lam '14

Associate Director, Scientific Liaison and External Outreach, Bristol Myers Squibb

Patrick Knight '08

Principal Associate, Synapse Energy Economics

Audrey Setiadarma '18

Software Engineer, Microsoft

Big Interview

Build confidence in your interview skills through free access to Big Interview. You can record yourself answering questions that are tailored to specific industries, including biotechnology, the energy sector, engineering, and more.

To access: Click on 'Register' in the top right corner. Use your BC email address to create your account.

Big Interview

STE Question Library

Start practicing mock interviews in hundreds of industries and job titles. Below are a few featured question sets – browse these and more in Big Interview.


A formal internship is not the only way to gain professional experience. Projects are a great option to boost your resume/portfolio, build skills, and grow your professional network. The Forage platform offers hypothetical projects from top employers that you can complete to learn more about working in a specific field, such as software engineering, data science, cybersecurity, and more.


STE Virtual Work Experiences

Check out these bite-sized 5-6 hour virtual work experience programs that give you a genuine career advantage with Fortune 500 companies.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning provides free access to thousands of on-demand courses giving you an opportunity for self-paced learning about topics of interest from industry experts. This is also a great way to develop the skills all employers seek in their entry-level candidates.

Log in with your BC credentials to start exploring.

LinkedIn Learning

STE LinkedIn Learning Content

Following are select LinkedIn Learning pathways and courses to help you build professional skills related to science, technology, and engineering.


Find out what it is like to work within an industry, a company, or a profession. View the career guides for up to date information on a variety of careers as well as interviewing strategies and job search tips.

To access: Register for an account using your Boston College email address.


STE Career Guides

These career guides provide essential information about key STE careers and industries, including industry trends, employment and earnings statistics, and what employers look for in job candidates.

In addition to the above platforms, use these resources curated by the Career Center to assist you in your career exploration and preparation.

STE Newsletters

Update your career interests in Handshake to receive regular updates from our coaches with exclusive resources, reminders, event invites, job/internship postings, and more. 

Summer Experience Database

Use the database to find students who completed internships that you may be interested in and reach out to them to discuss their summer experience.

Upcoming Events

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