Careers

Our students come to us from all stages of their careers, from entry-level workers who just earned an undergraduate degree to seasoned professionals with years of experience under their belts.

All of our students find their place in the MENG degree or advanced certificate program and come out of it able to perform stronger in their current position or to advance to another role at their current organization or at an another.

Several major companies trust that students enrolled in the engineering programs at UConn are going to make remarkable contributions to the most challenging projects, even before they graduate.

They're Everywhere: Companies Where MENG Students Work

Belcan Engineering
Beta Group, Inc.
CME Associates
Defense Health Agency
Entegris
GE
General Dynamics Electric Boat
Gerber Technology
GKN Aerospace
Hamilton Sundstrand
Honeywell
Kamatics Corp
Medtronic
MTU Aero Engines
Old Dominion
Otis
Pratt & Whitney
Precision Combustion
Quest Global
RBC Bearings
Rolls Royce
Sikorsky
Smith & Wesson
STV, Inc.
Tighe & Bond
United Technologies Research Center
UTC Power
WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Zachry Engineering

Things Are Looking Up: Engineering Salaries and Employment Figures

Employment of engineers is projected to grow 4.0 percent from 2014 to 2024, adding about 65,000 new jobs. Among engineering specialties, several are projected to grow even faster than the 4-percent growth for engineers or the 6.5-percent growth for all occupations: biomedical engineers (23.1 percent), environmental engineers (12.4 percent), and civil engineers (8.4 percent).

National Median Salaries for Engineers

Advanced Systems Engineer: $95,900
Civil Engineer: $82,220
Clinical Engineer: $86,220
Computer Engineer: $111,730
Electrical Engineer: $93,010
Materials Engineer: $91, 310
Mechanical Engineer: $83,590

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment outlook for engineering occupations to 2024 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/employment-outlook-for-engineering-occupations-to-2024.htm