After finishing your undergraduate degree, it can be daunting to think about what steps to take next. There are many new graduates who pursue their master's right away, but there are also those who choose to promptly join the workforce and gain solid work experience.
If you choose the latter route, it's important to make all the right moves to stand out to future employers.
See below for some content that could be useful for chemical engineering majors weighing their options after graduating.
Presenting the skills employers seek
It's important for new graduates to make themselves as valuable as possible to future employers. This involves some research on identifying and acquiring the right skill set, as well as internship or co-op experience.
Working before graduate school
Chemical engineering is widely accepted as a professional degree. This post goes in depth about how and why working before graduate school could prove beneficial.
Moving from student to chemical engineer
Sarah Ewing, a chemical engineering graduate from the University of California, Irvine, discusses both her decision to start working right after college and the experience she had in that first job.