7. Project Engineer

Companies that make just about anything having to do with the marine industry need engineers with project management experience. Your day could involve everything from managing direct reports, designing projects, training sessions, and trouble-shooting design problems.

Get hired: Show of your leadership skills my managing big-time projects at school and with your extracurricular activities. You need to be able to confidently take the lead…and know when to listen to those you’re working with, too.