Career Placement Outcomes - Civil Engineering

Doctoral Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
67.8% 0% 0% 8.4%

Response rate: 76.1%

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Master's Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
49.8% 0.8% 14.9% 4.6%

Response rate: 70%


Roles and Workspace for 2019 Doctoral and Master's Graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company: 40 For-profit company: Construction For-profit company: Information Technology For-profit company: Real Estate For-profit company: Service Sector For-profit company: Transportation Government Non-government organization (NGO's - International Non-profit Research university Self-employed/Entrepreneurial Other
Creative work                 1        
Engineering     17 2 1 3 6 1   1 3 2 6
Faculty   1           1     3    
IT (Information Technology)       1                  
Postdoc                     15    
Research Staff     2       1 1     6    
Other 1                   1   1

* The above data are based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6-month mark.