Careers in Engineering, Technology and Computer Science

Employment opportunities for students with a degree in engineering exist in many different industries – aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical and nuclear. Positions are often found with construction contractors, engineering consulting firms, federal, state and local governments, manufacturing companies and colleges and universities.

Some potential career choices are:

  • Engineering Technician
  • Technical Specialist
  • Work Flow Analyst

Individuals who have earned a degree in technology have acquired a broad background in the fundamentals of computer programming, data structures, computer architecture, operating systems and computer networking concepts. They have been trained for careers with data processing companies, computer manufacturers and software development companies, as well as computing positions in just about any industry and field imaginable.

The use of computing is expected to continue to expand throughout business, government and society. Consequently, job opportunities for individuals with computer training will be found in all areas of the economy. These include careers in business data processing, technical careers with computer manufacturers and software companies, scientific computing careers in laboratories, software development careers in almost any field and industry imaginable, and academic and research careers.

Some potential career choices are:

  • Analyst
  • Applications Programmer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
  • Service Technician
  • Software Developer

On the Web

These websites provide additional information on potential careers: