Popular Engineering Careers
Software engineers enjoy career opportunities at organizations across all industries, from computer system design or consulting firms, to financial and health care institutions and government agencies.
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Designing, constructing, and maintaining society's infrastructure—buildings, bridges, roads, airports, dams, and environmental systems—are the responsibility of civil engineers.
At the forefront of manufacturing and technology, mechanical engineers work on anything that involves the design and/or manufacturing of mechanical, thermal, or electronic devices.
Engineers Without Borders USA assists communities in countries around the world while connecting engineering students and professionals who are focused on sustainable engineering.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2021 data, engineers earn some of the highest starting salaries—higher than the median annual wage for all occupations.
Jacobs Engineering is an international firm with 55,000 employees, many of whom work in the field of civil engineering. James Hall, P.E., works there as a Structures Section Manager. Read his thoughts about civil engineering schools.