Explore Careers for Engineering Majors on Feb. 20

Attend St. Petersburg College’s Engineering Career Exploration Workshop for those looking to major in the field and to learn more about careers for engineering majors:

Workshop information focused on careers for engineering majorsAccording to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 the median pay for Mechanical Engineer was $84,190. In the same year, employment of mechanical engineers was projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026. With good pay and  job prospects, have you considered going into the engineering field?

The Career Services Department at the St. Pete/Gibbs campus is hosting a Career Exploration Workshop for Engineering Majors or for those considering a career in the engineering field. This will be a two-part workshop with an industry expert answering questions during the first half and Career Services staff helping you prepare for a career in the engineering field during the second half. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, from 12:30 – 2 p.m. the St. Petersburg/ Gibbs Campus in SA-135.


During the first part of our workshop, we will be joined by local engineers John Kennedy, Sr. Principal Systems Engineer at Raytheon, and Ann Garcia, Sr. Principal Software Engineer at General Electric Aviation. They will be sharing her insights on the engineering field. We will also have SPC staff available to answer questions about the various degrees in the engineering field offered at SPC.


During the second part of the workshop, Career Services staff will provide tips to help you prepare for your career. We will discuss the best ways to craft a professional resume geared toward the engineering field. We’ll also share job hunting tips such as how much will I get paid and what are hot job markets?


Do you know someone who’s not enrolled in SPC but thinking about applying? Feel free to invite them! The Career Exploration Workshop is open to not only SPC students but to the community as well who are interested in careers for engineering majors.

Reasons to come the Career Exploration Event:

  • An expert will be on hand to answer your toughest questions.
  • A pressure free environment to explore a potential major.
  • The cost: Free!

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