Jobs & Internships

Location
Pasadena, CA
Undergrads
997
Tuition
$39,588
Admission Difficulty
Very Hard
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Career Center
Center for Student Services 414 S. Hollistion Ave., Third Floor
(626) 395-6361
career@caltech.edu
www.career.caltech.edu
Employment Services?
Yes
Placement Services?
Yes
Other Career Services
  • Career fairs
  • Internships and job listings
  • Résumé writing help
  • Workshops
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • Library worker
  • Medical office
  • Restaurant job
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
Retail
Best Places to Work Off Campus
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • McDonald's
  • Wendy's
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
Caltech's Career Center is very useful, and it helps place students in all types of programs, internships, jobs, etc. They help with off-campus jobs and internships, as well. The school is very small and on-campus jobs usually consist of lab work within a student's respective field. The in-field jobs involve finding a professor whose research interests you and approaching the professor and expressing that interest. Most professors here like having undergrads work with them, so it is usually not a problem finding research.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Arete Associates
  • Bain & Co.
  • Dupont
  • IdeaLab
  • LEK Consulting
  • Microsoft
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Mitchell Madison Group
  • Nvidia
  • Oracle
  • Pfizer
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Raytheon
  • Schlumberger

Student Polls

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 13 responses

  • 8% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
  • 8% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 15% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 69% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 15 responses

  • 7% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.
  • 0% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 7% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 87% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
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