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 in the Valley: Apply now!

Interested in tech? Entrepreneurship? Innovation? This immersion trip is for you!

The Villanova in the Valley program provides students from across Villanova’s campus the opportunity to engage with the innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem of Silicon Valley.

Over a six-day period, …

By Vanessa Rutigliano
Vanessa Rutigliano Assistant Director, Industry Advising
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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 …

By Vanessa Rutigliano
Vanessa Rutigliano Assistant Director, Industry Advising
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Top 10 Jobs for Biology Majors

Biology is the study of living things. Given the sheer number of living organisms on the planet, there are a lot of jobs for biology majors across a plethora of sectors. Some biology majors become researchers and run labs, while …

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Industry 101 Guides

Career Readiness Resources

Alumni Connections

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Sr. Director, HR Business Partner Change Healthcare
  • Canton, GA
  • Client Success Consultant American Power Conversion Corp.
  • Washington, DC
  • Director Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
  • Miami, FL
  • Director of Strategic Development Molecular Devices
  • Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Retired Director of Program and Project Management CenturyLink, Inc.
  • Trenton, NJ
  • Director of Conference Services Villanova University
  • TM1 Support Analyst Travel Leaders Group
  • Boston, MA
  • Project Engineer Villanova University
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Environmental Consultant Viva EHS
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Senior Strategy Analyst Envestnet, Inc
  • Newtown Square, PA
  • CEO and Founder Top Down Strategies
  • Palm Bay, FL
  • Associate Electrical Engineer L3Harris

Skill Building Courses

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A Day In The Life of a Data Scientist

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Construction Math Foundations

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Product Management: Launching Your Product

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Grasshopper: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

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SQL for Data Analysis

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Bluebeam Revu 21 Essential Training

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Coaching for Continuous Improvement

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Auditing Design Systems for Accessibility

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If a great design isn’t open and usable for everyone, how great is it? Designing accessibility into products is crucial…

How to Boost Your Productivity with AI Tools

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Oracle Cloud Data Management Foundations Workshop

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Oracle Base Database Services Professional Workshop

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Important skills for implementation and management are the main topics of this course. An in-depth knowledge and set of skills…

SQL Practice: Basic Queries

Taught by David Gassner
In this hands-on, interactive course, join instructor David Gassner to practice writing basic queries in SQL, the popular programming language…

Solve Real-World Data Problems with SQL

Taught by Jess Ramos
Join instructor Jess Ramos in this intermediate, project-based course to practice solving real business problems and advance your skills in…

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…

AutoCAD 2014 Essential Training: 6 Sharing Drawings with Others

Taught by Jeff Bartels
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Apache Web Server: Administration

Taught by Jon Peck
Quickly learn how to manage and configure an Apache web server. This course is designed for IT professionals, office managers,…

Building Curtain Walls with Revit

Taught by Eric Wing
This course examines one of the best features Revit has to offer: curtain walls. Though they’re not structurally significant, curtain…

Design the Web: Illustrator to Animated HTML5 Canvas

Taught by Chris Converse
Learn to create a web animation from a simple Illustrator file, with Ai2Canvas—a free plugin that works with nearly every…

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