Engineering, Science & Technology

Welcome to the Engineering, Science and Technology Industries Connections Community!

This community is geared towards anyone interested in working in engineering, science and/or technology. There are a lot of career paths one can pursue in these industries. From Civil Engineering to Engineering Entrepreneurship to Biology, there’s much to explore around this page!

STEM Industry Resources and Networking Tips

Building professional relationships through networking with employers, alumni, peers, faculty, and staff is an important part of any career journey. Leverage the power of the Villanova community by learning how to network, then connect with alumni on LinkedIn and the Nova Network (check out the Villanova Engineers group, the Villanovans in Chemistry group, or the Villanovans for Sustainability group!). You can also utilize CareerShift to find contacts at millions of companies and expand your realm of connections. Plus, check out the Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology and the Sustainability 101 resources to gain more information on the industry, recruiting timelines, employer partners at Villanova, and more. Preparing for a technical interview at your top tech company? Check out our Technical Interview Preparation Guide for tips and tricks, practice questions, and company-specific resources!

Villanova Recruiting Events for Engineering, Science, & Technology

Mark your calendar and be on the lookout for various employer events throughout the year, including but not limited to:

  • Fall Career Fair (Fall)
  • Spring Engineering & Technology Career Fair (Spring)
  • Pharma, Biotech, & Life Sciences Meetup (Fall)
  • Society of Women Engineers’ Annual Networking Dinner (Fall)
  • Society events
  • Information Sessions
  • Coffee Chats
  • …and more!

Villanova’s Biotech Bootcamp on Friday, February 16!

Villanova’s Biotech Bootcamp | Friday, February 16 | 12-5 PM | Dougherty Hall East & West Lounges

Join us for Villanova’s second annual Biotech Bootcamp, a half-day program for students to learn about the various career paths and opportunities within Biotech & Pharma. …

By Jeanette Paulsen
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Top Career Paths in the Age of AI

The age of artificial intelligence is here, and AI is quickly changing the way we work, learn, and live. Below, we look at some of the career paths currently in high demand in the age of AI. We outline what …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Join an Engineering Student Society!

Read on to learn more about the different professional student societies within engineering. Be sure to join a relevant society to learn from peers, keep current in your industry area, network with employers, attend conferences, and more!

American Society of …

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Vanessa Schmidt Assistant Director, Industry Advising
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Industry 101 Guides

Career Readiness Resources

Alumni Connections

  • Villanova, Pennsylvania
  • Research Assistant Villanova Center for Resilient Water Systems
Meet Laura >
  • King of Prussia, PA
  • Associate realtor RE/MAX Ready
Meet Dario >
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • MBA Fellow The Brydon Group
Meet Quent >
  • Boston, MA
  • Director of Operations Vera Solutions
Meet Rachel >
  • Lansdale, PA
Meet Kalyan >
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Postdoctoral Researcher North Carolina State University
Meet Alexandra >
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • User Experience Researcher Benefits Data Trust
Meet Suhayr >
  • El Cerrito, CA
  • Senior Scientist, Immunology Shennon Biotechnologies
Meet Phillip >
  • Lynbrook, NY
Meet Patrick >
  • New Haven, CT
  • Data Scientist The Travelers Companies
Meet Chris >
  • Sea Bright, NJ
  • Director, Client Development Cint
Meet Jessica >
  • Mt Prospect, IL
  • Project Engineer Spraying Systems Co.
Meet Ryan >

Skill Building Courses

Creative Inspirations: Ed Emberley, Children’s Book Illustrator

Taught by Ed Emberley
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Ed Emberley is truly a national treasure, having drawn nearly 100 books. The warmth…

Ideation for Marketers

Taught by Brad Batesole
How do you keep your marketing fresh—generating new ideas and approaches to keep your audience engaged? In this course, marketing…

A Day In The Life of a Data Scientist

Taught by Madecraft
The best way to understand what it’s actually like to work as a data scientist is to spend the day…

JavaScript and AJAX: Integration Techniques

Taught by Ray Villalobos
The ability to read data and communicate information asynchronously is fundamental to modern web applications. In this course, author Ray…

Creating an HTML Email Newsletter

Taught by Tim Slavin
In this course, author Tim Slavin shows how to design and code an HTML email newsletter, including setting the final…

Dreamweaver CS6 Essential Training

Taught by James Williamson
Discover how to build web sites, prototypes, and more in this course on Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. Author James Williamson shows…

Cloud Computing: Understanding Networking

Taught by David Linthicum
Understanding the ins and outs of networking—how it works, how it interacts with your existing enterprise network, and how to…

CSS: Visual Optimization

Taught by Justin Seeley
Take a tour of a workflow that optimizes CSS code for easier navigation, organization, and readability. In this course, author…

Cinema 4D Essential Training: 9 Particles and Dynamics

Taught by Rob Garrott
CINEMA 4D Essentials with Rob Garrott is a graduated introduction to this complex 3D modeling, rendering, and animation program, which…

Design the Web: Clipping Masks

Taught by Chris Converse
In this course, author Chris Converse shows you how to use clipping masks to create interesting web design effects in…

Design the Web: Smart Objects

Taught by Chris Converse
Learn to speed up your design and production time in Adobe Photoshop with the use of Smart Objects. Create Smart…

Cinema 4D Essential Training: 3 Cameras Animation and Deformers

Taught by Rob Garrott
CINEMA 4D Essentials with Rob Garrott is a graduated introduction to this complex 3D modeling, rendering, and animation program, which…

CSS: Float-Based Page Layouts (2012)

Taught by James Williamson
CSS: Page Layouts introduces basic layout concepts, gives advice on how to create properly structured HTML based on prototypes and…

Cinema 4D Essential Training: 6 HyperNURB Modeling and Sculpting

Taught by Rob Garrott
CINEMA 4D Essentials with Rob Garrott is a graduated introduction to this complex 3D modeling, rendering, and animation program, which…

After Effects Compositing: 1 Intro to VFX

Taught by Mark Christiansen
Visual effects have gone from a secret craft to a well-known career path, and with today’s software, and the right…

After Effects Compositing: 5 Rotoscoping & Edges

Taught by Mark Christiansen
So you’ve decided to rotoscope. Performing a “roto,” an animated selection with masking and paint tools, is time consuming, but…

CSS: Formatting Visual Data

Taught by Joseph Lowery
Having a complete toolbox at your disposal to properly structure and display data is critically important to a successful web…

Modeling Vehicles in Maya

Taught by Ryan Kittleson
In this course, Ryan Kittleson models a fully detailed Shelby Cobra automobile using both polygon and NURBS modeling techniques. The…

HTML5: Geolocation

Taught by Bill Weinman
This course shows how to add location tracking to a web application with a combination of JavaScript, CSS and HTML5.…

HTML5: Document Editing

Taught by Bill Weinman
This course describes how to create editable content on the web using the document-editing application programming interface (API) in HTML5.…

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