Student Resources

Learn about scholarship opportunities to help fund your education and see the many career options available!

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Scholarships & Awards

Explore scholarship opportunities for Engineering and Sciences students, including alumni-sponsored support for students who have completed one or two semesters of coursework.

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Academic Advisors

Academic advising is a collaborative process where you and your advisors are partners in ensuring your academic success.

Kristyn Akert

Academic and Student Success Advisor

(219) 989-2277

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Bill Baginski

Academic and Student Success Advisor

(219) 989-4122

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A Degree That Works

Every major in PNW’s College of Engineering and Sciences has a wide path of career options. Explore some below!

The Biology Program prepares students for many professional careers that include:

  • Medical doctor
  • Dentist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Bio informatics Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Medical Technologist
  • Emergency Medical Services Specialist

Analytical and problem solving skills open a number of opportunities for today’s Mathematics major. Among the many areas of employment opportunities are:

  • Financial Forecasting
  • Educational Technology
  • Mathematics Teaching
  • Scientific Computational Analysis
  • Scientific Informatics

Statistics prepares students to continue with graduate studies or begin a career immediately in a number of fields including:

  • Analytical Statistician
  • Biostatistician
  • Environmental Statistician
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Mathematical Statistician
  • Statistical Reporting Analyst
  • Statistician

Computer Engineering programs have prepared students for professional careers that include:

  • Computer Hardware/Software Design
  • Embedded Systems
  • Computer Networking
  • Wireless Communication
  • Intelligent System Development
  • Interactive and Immersive Virtual Reality

Computer Science offers employment opportunities in business, industry and communications for graduates of our program. You can continue with graduate studies or begin your career immediately in a number of fields including:

  • Programming
  • Informatics
  • Telecommunications
  • Bio-medical Visualization
  • Software Product Development
  • Computational/Animated Graphics

The Mechanical Engineering program has prepared students for professional careers that include:

  • Biomedical & Biotechnology
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Engineering Design & Construction
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing Design and Development
  • Structural Metals and Materials

Our nationally recognized ABET accredited Electrical Engineering program has prepared students for professional careers that include:

  • Microelectronics
  • Electrical Energy Production
  • Control Systems
  • Communication and Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Instrumentation

Civil Engineering prepares students for graduate studies or careers in fields such as:

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Highway and Transportation Engineering
  • Hydrologist
  • Surveying and Geographical Information Systems
  • Structural Engineering

Chemists are in demand in a wide range of fields including:

  • Pharmaceutical Design and Manufacturing
  • Chemical Synthesis
  • Energy Production
  • Air, Soil, and Water Pollution Analysis and Control
  • Law Enforcement Forensics
  • Medical Research

Physicists enjoy great variety in their careers including the areas of:

  • Optics
  • Astronomy
  • Molecular Electronics
  • Meteorology
  • Geophysics
  • Biophysics
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Visit the Career Center!

Explore student resources through the Career Center and make connections with employers for a successful future.

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