Electrical Engineering

COMMON CAREER PATHS:

ENGINEER JOB TITLES:
Artificial Intelligence Engineer
Biomedical Engineer, 
Communications Engineer 
Computer Architect
Computer Engineer
Computer Vision Engineer
Control Systems Engineer 
Design Engineer. 
Development Engineer
Digital Signal Processing Engineer 
Electronics Design Engineer 
Electrical Engineer 
Energy Engineer
Hardware Verification Engineer 
Image Processing Engineer
Microelectronics Engineer 
Microwave Engineer
Outside Plant Engineer 
Planning Engineer 
Plasma Engineer 
Power Distribution Engineer 
Power Systems Engineer
Product Design Engineer
Quality Control Engineer. 
RF Circuits Engineer
Robotics Engineer
Rotational Engineer 
Systems Development Engineer 
Transmission and Protection Engineer

OTHER RELATED JOBS:
Asset Manager
Client-Server Systems Manager
Communications and Signal Analyst,
Computer Equipment Analyst
Computer Instructor
Computer Marketing Specialist
Computer Security Specialist
Computer Support Analyst
Computer Support Service manager
Database Manager/Administrator
Development Manager
EDP Manager
Information Systems Manager
Management Consultant
Marketing Support Specialist
Network Administrator
Network Analyst
Operations Research Analyst
Patent Examiner
Product Manager
Research Associate
Retail Manager for a Computer Store
Sales Representative
Systems Analyst
Systems Integrator
Technical Recruiter
Technical Sales Representative
Technical Support Manager
Technical Writer
Telecommunications Manager

TYPES OF EMPLOYERS:

Aerospace
Biomedical Companies
Computer firms
Consulting Engineering Firms
Government Agencies

Industrial Firms
Manufacturing Firms
Private Laboratories
Telecommunications firms
Utility Companies

JOB WEBSITES:

Career Marketplace 
Computerjobs.com 
Computerwork.com 
Electrical Engineer.com 
EngineerJobs 
Engineering Central 
Engineeers International 
Flipdog 
Graduating Engineer 
High Tech Jobs Online 
Internet Engineering Center 
IT Careers 
IEEE job web site 
Just Tech Jobs 
MonsterTRAK 
Nationjob 
Tech-Centric 

ASSOCIATIONS:

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 
Association for Women in Computing 
Computing Research Association
IEEE Computer Society (Includes a job board you can subscribe to)
Independent Computer Consultants Association 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – IEEE 
International Society for Computers
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 
The National Society of Professional Engineers 
Women in Technology, International

JOB PREPARATION STRATEGIES:

  • Obtain an internship, summer or volunteer work in a career field you are considering
  • Network with alumni (Contact the Career Center and Alumni Association for names)
  • Do an undergraduate research project
  • Join a student branch of a professional association
  • Develop good communication skills including: public speaking skills and writing skills
  • Develop good resume writing, cover letter writing, interviewing and job networking skills
  • Learn about federal, state and local government job applications process