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%

Subset of career titles with those employed: Engineer, Staff Scientist I, Process Engineer, Postdoc, Electromagnetic Effects Engineer, Faculty, Electrical Engineer Ii, Power Systems Engineer, Engineer Ii, Test Engineer

Response rate: 77%

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Master's students between 2011 and 2016

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

Subset of career titles with those employed: Electrical Engineer, Sr. Electrical Engineer, Design Engineer 1, Assistant Electrical Engineer, Engineer Ii, Software Engineer, Research Associate (Co-Op), Quality Control Engineer, Electrical Engineering Substation, Electronics Engineer

Response rate: 64%


* 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.