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Engineering, Technology, Data and Physical Science

Strong Candidate Profile

Check out our career competencies infographic to understand the skills that will make you career ready!

Technical Skills

  • Abilities and knowledge acquired through class work, research, internships, and independent projects
  • Relevant coding and software skills
  • Hands-on skills such as laboratory techniques, equipment, machine shop, etc.

Communication Skills

  • Proficiency in written, oral, and electronic communication
  • Skills in addressing multiple audiences, including peers, management, and clients
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts in an accessible way to non-technical audiences

Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

  • Skills in identifying, assessing, and analyzing complex problems
  • Ability to organize one’s thoughts and present a well-reasoned argument

Teamwork, Leadership and Interpersonal Skills

  • Demonstrated experience as an effective member of a team or group leader
  • Conflict resolution skills

Academic Achievement

  • 3.0 minimum GPA is typical for competitive opportunities