Industry Super Bowl

Industry Super Bowl (ISB) is an interactive career development program that engages more than 100 students and 40 industry representatives in a series of competitions during a 24-hour period. The event teaches students skills they'll need to get an internship or full-time position. It also offers students a great opportunity to meet recruiters from 20 companies and learn from them in a casual, fun setting.

Company representatives also share the inside scoop on the recruiting process and "coach" students on sharpening their job searching skills. The competitive nature of ISB makes it a fun and challenging experience for everyone. Come to ISB, eat great food, meet new friends and make contacts that could lead to an engineering internship or full-time position.

Congratulations to the 2017 ISB Champions - General Electric!

Important things to know - ISB 2017

  • ISB is a two-day commitment
    • Day 1 is Friday, Feb. 2 - Business Casual Attire
    • Day 2 is Saturday, Feb. 3 - Casual Attire
  • Teams will be penalized for student no-shows
  • Confirmation status for invited companies - Coming Soon!

Registration Information

  • Student Registration is closed. Registration for 2018 will open in January. 
  • Registration deadline: Wednesday, Jan. 25th at 11:59 p.m.
  • Student must also submit a resume to eoe@engr.utexas.edu by Thursday, Jan. 26th at noon

FAQs for Students

What is Industry Super Bowl?
ISB is a two day commitment that engages students and company reps in interactive professional development competitions. Company reps. "coach" a group students on how to sharpen their job searching skills and other interpersonal skills that are essential to having successful careers, such as making positive first impressions and successful interviewing. It is an opportunity to secure an engineering internship or full time position.
When and where is ISB?
  • ISB is a two day commitment that starts Friday from 5-9 p.m. and includes an MVP dinner with more than 32 industry representatives
  • Student check in begins at 5 p.m., with orientation beginnging at 5:30 p.m.
  • Corporate check in opens at 5:00pm and the Orientation for Industry Representatives begins at 5:20 p.m.
  • Day two is Saturday from 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m
  • Teams will be penalized for student no shows
How can I sign up for ISB?
  • Student Registration opens December 2017
  • Resume link will be available on this website and via email when it opens
  • After you register online, send a copy of your resume to eoe@engr.utexas.edu
What is on the agenda for ISB?
Preview a sample of the planned student agenda
Who will be at ISB?
More than 32 industry representatives and over 100 engineering students. Preview who will be at the ISB
What do I wear?

Day 1 – Business casual

Day 2 – Corporate team shirt with khakis or nice jeans

What do I bring?
Extra copies of your resume
What do students like about ISB?

"I was able to do more than interview with company representatives. I had the time to make real connections and show my ability to work with a team. I had enough time talking to the recruiters. I know I didn't forget to ask any of my questions. The laughs, the advice, the companies, and the students made the event enjoyable and of course it was educational. I'll let you know if I got the job."

"The comfortable environment at ISB allowed me to learn a lot and meet a lot of recruiters. Most of all, I had fun!"

"Working closely with recruiters and students in a fun and challenging environment. I greatly appreciated the opportunity."

"ISB provides a unique experience to talk to recruiters for an extended period of time."

"The industry reps were really fun and informative. The whole thing was great."

"Getting an inside look at what interviewers are thinking."

"I liked the different and unique format of ISB."

FAQs for Companies

What is Industry Super Bowl?
Industry Super Bowl (ISB) is a two-day event that engages students and company representatives in interactive professional development competitions. Company representatives coach a group of students on sharpening their job search skills and other interpersonal skills essential to successful careers, such as making positive first impressions and successful interviewing. It is an opportunity for students to secure an engineering internship or full-time position.  The competitive nature of ISB makes it a fun and challenging learning experience for everyone.  Preview ISB Rules and Regulations.
When and where is ISB?
  • ISB is a two-day commitment.
  • Day 1 is Friday, Feb. 2 5-9 p.m.
  • Day 1, Corporate Orientation, begins at 5:20 p.m. on Friday.
  • Day 2 is Saturday, Feb. 3, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
How do I get there and where do I park?
  • On Friday, find parking near the Union, located on Guadalupe and 24st street. The San Antonio Garage (SAG) at the corner of 25th and San Antonio, is convenient to the Union. 
  • On Saturday, find parking near the  UTC, located on 21st Street between University & Speedway. The Brazos Garage (BRG), at 210 E. MLK Blvd (between MLK & Jester Circle), is convenient to UTC.
  • On Saturdays, many parking spaces on campus streets are FREE and do not require parking permits. CAUTION: Please pay close attention to the parking signs.
Where should I stay overnight?
Check out a list of hotels near the campus.
What is on the agenda for ISB?

Preview student activities for ISB: student agenda.

Preview corporate activities for ISB: corporate agenda.

Who will be at ISB?
More than 32 industry representatives and more than 100 engineering students. Preview the companies that will be present at the ISB: corporate line up.
What do I wear?
  • Day 1 is business casual.
  • Day 2 wear corporate team shirt with khakis or nice jeans.
What do I bring?

We encourage you to bring:

  • A company banner to display around auditorium (if available),
  • Company T-shirts and brochures to share with your team of six to eight students.

For your convenience, you may send company banners and/or giveaways to the EOE office in advance.

For Fed EX and UPS, send to:
The University of Texas at Austin
Cockrell School of Engineering, EOE
2501 Speedway EERC 2.608
Austin, Texas 78712

For U.S. Postal mail, send to:
The University of Texas at Austin
Equal Opportunity in Engineering
2501 Speedway EERC 2.608
Austin, Texas 78712-9600

What do students like about ISB?

"The comfortable environment at ISB allowed me to learn a lot and meet a lot of recruiters. Most of all, I had fun!"

"Working closely with recruiters and students in a fun and challenging environment. I greatly appreciated the opportunity."

"ISB provides a unique experience to talk to recruiters for an extended period of time."

"The industry reps were really fun and informative. The whole thing was great."

"Getting an inside look at what interviewers are thinking."

"I liked the different and unique format of ISB."



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"I enjoyed meeting recruiters in a comfortable setting; not as fast-paced as EXPO."

"I liked the opportunity to collaborate and work closely with industry reps."

"I enjoyed getting to meet new people and hearing from working engineers."

"It was my first year at ISB and I really enjoyed the fun, team building experience."