Like with most professions, the job market for recent engineering graduates is competitive. You’ll need to show evidence of how you have applied (or can apply) your technical skills to carry out the requirements of the job. That’s the easy part, hard skills are what engineering is all about. You’ll also need to demonstrate your non-technical skills or “soft skills”. These intangible skills aren’t as easy to demonstrate. But, they are highly valued by employers who struggle to find employees with exceptional soft skills.
Here are the specific skills that are in demand:
- Five Soft Skills Every Engineering Graduate Should Have
- Seven Technical Skills That Give Engineering Graduates an Edge