University of Vermont

4 Year Plan

College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences


Named UVM a
"Top School for High salary grad"

Credits are just the starting line for your four year plan. Outside of the classroom - working, finding internships, and expanding your network will also help you land a job. Read on for UVM's step-by-step guide for career success.

To customize your plan, click "Start Your Plan" for your current class year or choose the focus that best represents where you are now in the career cycle: Explore, Experience, Focus, Achieve. You can also keep your career success on track with helpful reminders from Guide – download the app today @

First Year: Explore

Connect on Campus
Discover Your Strengths & Interests
Explore Major & Career Options
Start your Plan →



91% of University of Vermont students engage in research, internships, and other experience-based learning opportunities.

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Second Year: Experience

Commit to Your Studies
Engage in Experiential Learning
  • Meet with the CEMS Career Coordinator or Career Center to plan for internship, research, and volunteer opportunities.
  • Get involved in events in your major! (ASCE Steel Bridge Competition, Hackaton/CodeFest, SWE Conference, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing)
  • International students: Understand CPT & OPT rules.
Build Career Awareness
Start your Plan →

Get funding to get experience:


Across UVM there are scholarships amounting to a quarter of a million dollars for students to support their internships in a variety of different industries.

Learn more about Internship Scholarships...

Third Year: Focus

Excel Academically
Cultivate Your Career Identity
Prepare for your Search
Start your Plan →


  • Arcadis
    B/E Aerospace
    Civic Solar
    Civil Engineering Associates Inc.
    Columbia Gas of MA
    Design Mentor
    FAST Enterprises
  • GE Aviation
    Harvey Tools
    Hussmann Corp
    Jaybridge Robotics
    Keurig Green Mountain
    Micro-g LaCoste
    Microprocessor Designs
  • Milliman
    MIT Lincoln Labratory
    Mylan Technologies
    PC Construction Company
    Power Works
    Razz Construction
    Renewable NRG Systems
    SOH Wind Engineering LLC
    Sovos Compliance
    The Mayo Clinic
  • United States Navy Civil Engineering Corp
    UTC Aerospace
    Woodard & Curran  

Fourth Year: Achieve

Finish Strong
  • Go through your Degree Audit with CEMS Student Services
  • Complete the Intent to Graduate Form
  • Step into leadership positions
Expand Career Connections
Implement your search
  • Meet with a Career Advisor to create a strategy & timeline
  • Participate in career fairs and follow-up with employers
  • Applying for Graduate School? Take the GREs
Start your Plan →



94% of College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences graduates are employed or continuing their education within one year of graduating from UVM. 

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Last modified November 28 2018 09:42 AM