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Manufacturing Engineering

The Manufacturing Engineering program emphasizes industrial engineering applications to improve the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector of the economy. Manufacturing engineers direct and coordinate the processes for making things - from the beginning to the end. Manufacturing engineers work with all aspects of manufacturing from production control to materials handling to automation.




Related Career Titles for Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Manager

Process Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Industrial Engineer

Manufacturing Technician

Design Engineer

General Manager

Team Leader

Production Planner

Production Operator

Mechanical Engineer

Product Engineer

Test Engineer

Systems Engineer

Engineering Manager

Program Manager

College or University Professor

High School Teacher


Stock Broker

Technical Writer

Technical Recruiter

Assembly Engineer 




Industries That Hire Manufacturing Engineering Majors

Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting Services

Building Contractors

Chemical Companies

Communication Services

Computer and Electronic Products Manufacturing

Computer Systems Design/Computer Consulting

Consulting Services

Electrical Equipment, Appliance, & Component Manufacturing

Employment Services

Engineering Services

Financial Services

Federal Government

State and Local Government

Investigation & Security Services

Medical Equipment & Supplies Manufacturing

Mining Services

Museums, Historical Sites, & Similar Institutions

Paper Manufacturing

Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing

Pharmaceutical Companies

Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing

Printing & Related Support Activities

Soap, Cleaning Compound, & Toilet Preparations

Textile Mills

Colleges and Universities

High Schools


Transportation Services

Transportation Equipment


Wholesale Trade

Wood Products



Web Sites for Manufacturing Engineering Majors

What is Manufacturing?

EngineeringNet - Manufacturing Engineering

Resources in the Career Resource Center


  • Career Advancement and Survival For Engineers
  • Job Opportunities in Health Care ’94
  • Careers in Science and Engineering
  • The Career Connection II
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Technology ’94
  • Job Opportunities in Business ’94
  • Career Information Center: Engineering, Science, and Technology
  • Career Information Center: Employment Trends and Master Index
  • The New Complete Guide to Environmental Careers
  • IEEE Working in a Global Environment
  • IEEE Writing for Career Growth
  • IEEE Presentations That Work
  • IEEE Building Internal Team Partnerships
  • IEEE Teaching on TV and Video
  • IEEE Starting a High Tech Company
  • IEEE High Tech Creativity
  • IEEE Starting to Manage
  • Green At Work
  • Job Opportunities in Business ’95
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Technology ’95
  • Job Opportunities in The Environment ’95
  • Job Opportunities in Health Care ’95
  • Environmental Jobs for Scientists and Engineers
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles


  • All Majors
  • Manufacturing Engineering


What Is Networking?

Networking is the art of talking to people for information gathering. You need to be clear about how you’d like their help and clear about what you’re looking for. It is the most effective method for conducting a job search, cited 61% of companies polled in a national survey of employers.

Networking includes any activity for the mutual benefit of those in the interaction. Activities include the exchange of business cards, telephone calls, introductions, etc. Networking in earnest can provide initial leads that can be pursued by those involved. It is a tool that can help you throughout your career.

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* Father, Mother 
* Uncles, Aunts
* Cousins
* Brothers, Sisters 

* Classmates 
* Teachers  
* Career
* Alumni
* Counselors

* Employers, Customers
* Colleagues
* Clients
* Supervisors, Suppliers
* Subordinates Competitors

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Nursing students learn to provide nursing care collaboratively with other health professionals within complex health care system. Students will be prepared respond to the health needs of individuals, families and the community. Graduates practice autonomously as generalists in a variety of health care settings.


Related Career Titles for Nursing

Acute Care Nurse

Community Health Nurse

Mental Health Nurse

Neonatal Nurse

Correctional Health Nurse


Home Health Care Nurse

Laboratory Technician

Adolescent Nurse Specialist

Public Health Nurse


Nurse Practitioner

Hospital Administrator

Health Educator

Critical Care Nurse

Relief Worker

Trauma Care Nurse

Pulmonary Care Nurse

Emergency Room Nurse

Oncology Nurse

Head Nurse

Registered Nurse

Military Official

Neurological Nurse

Ambulatory Care Nurse

Occupational Therapist

Physicians Assistant

Oncology Nurse

Psychiatric Nurse

School Health Nurse

Brand/Product Manager

Nurse Anesthetist

Gerontology Nurse

Pediatric Nurse

College/University Professor

Spinal Cord Injury

Insurance Claims Administrator


Industries That Hire Nursing Majors

Public Health Organizations

University Hospitals

Consulting Services

Pharmaceuticals Companies

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Research Hospitals

Nursing Homes

Search and Rescue Teams

Fire Departments

Federal Government

State Government

Laboratory and Diagnostic Services

American Red Cross

Peace Corps

US Army

Centers for Disease Control

American Heart Association

U.S. Department of Navy

Outpatient Clinics

Insurance Companies

Indian Health Service

National Health Service Corps.

Primary Care Providers

Medical Doctors Offices


Social Services Agencies

American Cancer Society

Physical Therapy Facilities


Web Sites for Nursing Majors


Resources in the Career Resource Center


  • Job Opportunities in Health Care ’94
  • The Career Connection II
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Technology ’94
  • Jobs You Can Live With
  • Job Opportunities in Business ’94
  • Career Information Center: Health
  • Career Information Center: Public and Community Services
  • Career Information Center: Employment Trends and Master Index
  • Job Opportunities in Business ’95
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Technology ’95
  • Job Opportunities in Health Care ’95
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The Princeton Review Guide to Your Career 1997
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles


  • All Majors
  • Nursing

Occupational Safety and Health Engineering

Students of Occupational and Safety Engineering are exposed to all of the principal areas of concern to the entry-level safety professional, including how technology and hazardous materials affect the safety of the workplace. Upon graduation, students are able to assume both the technical and managerial responsibilities of safety professionals.


Related Career Titles for Occupational and Safety Health Engineering

Environmental Safety and Health Administrator

Occupational Health and Safety Analyst

Environmental Salesperson

Safety Analyst

Environmental Sales and Marketing Analyst

Corporate Safety and Health Manager

Health and Safety Officer

Site Superintendent

Loss Control Consultant


Occupational Health and Safety Nurse

Project Manager

Health and Safety Manager

Team Leader

Safety Chemical Engineer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Safety Coordinator

Technical Writer


College/University Professor

Clinical Safety Associate


Industrial Hygienist

Management Trainee


Industries That Hire Occupational and Safety Health Engineering Majors





Transportation and Distribution Companies



Waste Management & Remediation Services

Wholesale Trade Organizations

Petroleum & Coal Product Manufacturers

Scientific Research & Development Services

Aerospace Product Companies

Building, Developing, & General Contractors

Chemical Companies

Local and State Governments

Federal Government

Consultant Companies

Computer Companies

Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing

Telecommunications Companies

Colleges and Universities

High Schools

Retail Outlets

Financial Investment Companies


U.S. Dept. of Defense


Personal Care Product Companies

Automobile Manufacturing Companies

Transportation Services

Engineering Firms


Web Sites for Occupational and Safety Health Engineering Majors

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

American Industrial Hygiene Association

EHS Network

Resources in the Career Resource Center


  • Career Advancement and Survival for Engineers
  • Careers In Science and Engineering
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Technology ’94
  • Job Opportunities in Business ’94
  • Career Information Center: Engineering, Science, and Technology
  • Career Information Center: Employment Trends and Master Index
  • Green At Work
  • IEEE Marketing for Engineers
  • IEEE Writing for Career Growth
  • IEEE Presentations That Work
  • IEEE Building Internal Team Partnerships
  • IEEE Teaching on TV and Video
  • IEEE Starting a High Tech Company
  • IEEE High Tech Creativity
  • IEEE Working in a Global Environment
  • Job Opportunities in Business ’95
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Technology ’95
  • Environmental Jobs for Scientists and Engineers
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles


  • All Majors

Telephone Interviews

Sometimes the importance of the telephone interview becomes overshadowed by the attention given to the on-campus interview. Many employers screen job applicants over the telephone, and the number of these calls is expected to increase as they seek ways to reduce their recruiting costs.

Why Telephone Interviews?

Telephone interviews are used for three main purposes:

  • When you send a resume to an employer that is not interviewing on campus, a recruiter may conduct a telephone interview if your qualifications fit the employer's needs.
  • Recruiters often use the telephone for follow-up questions to students who already have been interviewed.
  • Finally, many calls are placed by managers or supervisors who do the actual hiring. After a recruiter interviews you, your resume is often given to all department heads who may be interested in employing you. Frequently, these managers will telephone you before extending an invitation to come for a site visit.

Preparing for a Telephone Interview

Usually you will have no advance warning before you receive a call. You may answer the telephone perhaps expecting to hear your mother, your date, or a persistent salesperson only to find yourself speaking with a recruiter who holds your future in his or her hands. Consider the following suggestions to be prepared for interview calls whenever they may come:

  • Keep a copy of your cover letter and resume handy.
  • Keep paper and pencil near the telephone at all times.
  • Be sure that everyone who answers your telephone understands you may receive an important, employment-related call at any time.

Doing Well on the Telephone

All Recruiters recognize that an unexpected call places some stress on the job applicant. Among other things, interviewers want to evaluate your ability to handle the situation in a calm, mature manner.

  • If you have an answering machine, be sure your message is clear, concise and reasonably businesslike.
  • Respond positively. Once you realize the call relates to your job search, make every effort to put yourself into the proper frame of mind to be interviewed. If there are distracting background noises, ask the caller for permission to leave the line while you close the door, turn off the stereo, tell others who may be present that you have an important call, or do whatever is necessary to give yourself privacy and quiet.
  • If the telephone rings at a time when it truly is impossible to hold a meaningful conversation, tell the caller that although you are eager to talk, you cannot speak freely at the moment. Ask if you may call back in a few minutes.
  • Listen closely to everything the interviewer says. Think through your responses as carefully as you would if you were sitting across the desk from the recruiter. Remember, too, to ask the questions you want answered and take notes.
  • At the conclusion of a telephone interview, the caller usually will explain what you should expect to happen next. If the interviewer fails to identify the next step, you should politely ask.
  • Before the interviewer hangs up, be certain you have noted his or her first and last name, title, and telephone number.
  • Be sure to thank the person for calling you


Professional and Technical Communication

Technical Communication is one of the fastest-growing career fields in the world. The Professional and Technical Communication (MSPTC) degree is designed to prepare students for careers in the rapidly growing field of technical communication. Students acquire an understanding of new communication technologies and media and learn to approach communication issues in a scholarly and professional manner.


Related Career Titles for Professional and Technical Communication

Technical Writer


Desktop Publisher

Web Page Designer




Graphic Artist

College/University Professor

Advertising Copywriter

Greeting Card Writer


High School Teacher

Marketing Communications Writer

Product Researcher

Customer Trainer

Media Designer

Account Executive


Multimedia Instructor

Art Director


Site Developer

Communication Manager

Project Manager


Flash Expert



Web Architect

Production Manager

Studio Manager


Industries That Hire Professional and Technical Communication Majors

Internet Companies

Marketing Firms

Computer Companies

Publishing Companies

Broadcasting and Communications

Media Companies

Pharmaceuticals and Medicine

Legal Services

Insurance Carriers and Related Activities

Federal Government

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Services

Educational Services

Advertising and Related Services

Social Services

Consulting Firms


Employment Services

Engineering Services

Consulting Services

State and Local Government


Web Sites for Professional and Technical Communication Majors (CA)


Society for Technical Communication

Public Relations Society of America



Requisites for Global Careers

Global Leadership Career

Requisite skills and competencies are needed to compete in the global arena - whether for a public service or private sector career.  Michael Emery, Director, Division for Human Resources of the U.N. Population Fund, presented excellent information below about careers at the United Nations and skills sought by U.N. agencies.

  • Leadership Skills are Key
    Many organizations will not select you for an interview unless you exhibit a leadership role on your resume.
  • Networking Expertise
    The ability to build information-sharing networks, even as a student is required.  This will not only help you get your dream job, but also lays the foundation for career success.
  • Change Agent/Innovator
    Question yourself- how do I initiate change?  What is my impact on people in challenging situations?  Can I generate new ideas?
  • Courage
    Ask yourself -  What are my opinions on controversial issues?  Based on research and facts, can I discuss those opinions with conviction?
  • Humility
    Having a clear sense of self in relation to others is a a competency needed to ensure that you have the trait of unselfishness, important to the work of serving others.
  • Knowledge of Self
    What will make you happy in a job? Know your values and be able to articulate and be clear on how they relate to a potential job.
  • Awareness of your Emotional Intelligence (EI)
    Be aware of how you will use your EI to guide your thinking and behavior in a variety of environments?  Your emotions and the emotions of others.
  • Global Cultural Competence
    Familiarity with and exposure to cultures different from your own is a primary skill.


  • NJIT’s Career Resources Page
    Going Global:  a resource for world-wide job openings and internships by industry, and country-specific career and employment information
  • NJIT’s Van Houten Library
    Many databases to explore—Start with Business Source Premier for extensive info on markets, industries, and companies. See the reference librarian for help!
    Career opportunities in global health, humanitarian aid, and International development



Rules of Interviewing

Before stepping into an interview, be sure to practice, practice, practice. A job seeker going to a job interview without preparing is like an actor performing on opening night without rehearsing. To help with the interview process, keep the following ten rules in mind:​

Keep your answers brief and concise. Unless asked to give more detail, limit your answers to two to three minutes per question. Tape yourself and see how long it takes you to fully answer a question.

  1. Include concrete, quantifiable data. Interviewees tend to talk in generalities. Unfortunately, generalities often fail to convince interviewers that the applicant has assets. Include measurable information and provide details about specific accomplishments when discussing your strengths.
  2. Repeat your key strengths three times. It's essential that you comfortably and confidently articulate your strengths. Explain how the strengths relate to the company's or department's goals and how they might benefit the potential employer. If you repeat your strengths then they will be remembered and-if supported with quantifiable accomplishments, they will more likely be believed.
  3. Prepare five or more success stories. In preparing for interviews, make a list of your skills and key assets. Then reflect on past jobs and pick out one or two instances when you used those skills successfully.
  4. Image is often as important as content. What you look like and how you say something are just as important as what you say. Studies have shown that 65 percent of the conveyed message is nonverbal; gestures, physical appearance and attire are highly influential during job interviews.
  5. Ask questions. The types of questions you ask and the way you ask them can make a tremendous impression on the  interviewer. Good questions require advance preparation. Just as you plan how you would answer an interviewer's questions, write out specific questions you want to ask. Then look for opportunities to ask them during the interview. Don't ask about benefits or salary. The interview process is a two-way street whereby you and the interviewer assess each other to determine if there is an appropriate match.
  6. Maintain a conversational flow. By consciously maintaining a conversational flow-a dialogue instead of a monologue - you will be perceived more positively. Use feedback questions at the end of your answers and use body language and voice intonation to create a conversational interchange between you and the interviewer.
  7. Research the company, product lines, and competitors. Research will provide information to help you decide whether you're interested in the company and important data to which to refer to during the interview.
  8. Keep an interview journal. As soon as possible, write a brief summary of what happened. Note any follow-up action you should take and put it in your calendar. Review your presentation. Keep a journal of your attitude and the way you answered the questions. Did you ask questions to get the information you needed? What might you do differently next time? Prepare and send a brief, concise thank you letter. Restate your skills and stress what you can do for the company.

In Summary

Because of its importance, interviewing requires advance preparation. Only you will be able to positively affect the outcome. You must be able to compete successfully with the competition for the job you want. In order to do that, be certain you have considered the kind of job you want, why you want it, and how you qualify for it. You also must face reality: Is the job attainable?

In addition, recognize what employers want in their candidates. They want "can do" and "will do" employees. Recognize and use the following factors to your benefit as you develop your sales presentation. In evaluating candidates, employers consider the following factors:

  • Ability
  • Loyalty
  • Personality
  • Acceptance
  • Recommendations
  • Character
  •  Initiative
  • Communication skills
  • Work record
  • Outside activities while in school
  • Impressions made during the interview


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