Career Placement - Electrical Engineering



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
93% 0% 1% 5%

Response rate: 77%

National Employment Statistics The National Science Board (NSB) infographic tool showing long-term career trajectories showing the diverse possibilities for this discipline.


Master's students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
63% 2% 30% 3%

Response rate: 64%


Roles and Workspace for 2017 Ph.D. and masters graduates

  For-profit company: Agriculture For-profit company: Health For-profit company: Information Technology For-profit company: Manufacturing For-profit company: Service Sector For-profit company: Transportation Government Non-profit Research university Other
Engineering 1 1 4 4 2 1 1 1   2
Faculty                 1  
Postdoc                 1  
Product Development                   1
Other                 1  

* The above data is 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.