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What is Engineering? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU College of Engineering

Engineering Degrees Offered at OSU

Bioengineering Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering Construction Engineering Management
Ecological Engineering Electrical & Computer Engineering
Environmental Engineering Forest Engineering
Industrial Engineering Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Nuclear Engineering
Energy Systems Engineering Radiation Health Physics

What is Engineering?

According to Google, Engineering is "the branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures."

As a student at the OSU College of Engineering, you can expect to get a hands-on education with opportunities to gain real-life experience and work with your peers. The Formula SAE club, a multi-disciplinary student group, is just one example of students who are winning awards for their work and gaining life skills at the same time.

Engineering - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf - Lists the industry areas, employers, and strategies for using your degree.

Related Careers

Acoustics Engineer Mechanic
Aerospace Engineer Mechanical Engineer
Analyst Military Engineer
Applications Engineer Mining Engineer
Art Restorer Nuclear Engineer
Associate Engineer Petroleum Engineer
Biomedical Engineer Piping Engineer
Chemical Engineer Plant Engineer
Civil Engineer Pollution Control Engineer
Combat Systems Engineer Power Generation Engineer
Computer Engineer Production Engineer
Computer Programmer Production Supervisor
Concrete Engineer Professional Liscensed Surveyor
Consultant Professor of Engineering
Cooperative Extension Agent Project Engineer
Cost Estimator Project Manager
Design Engineer Researcher
Electrical Engineer Reverse Engineer
Embedded Systems Engineer Safety Engineer
Engineering Manger Sales Engineer
Engineering Technician Sediment & Storm-Water Engineer
Environmental Engineer Software Developer
Factor Engineer Software Engineer
Field Service Engineer Structural Engineer
Fire Loss-Protection Engineer Technical Assistant
Fluid Mechanics Engineer Technology Analyst
Forensic Engineer Test Engineer
Genetic Engineer Thermal Design Engineer
Geological Engineer Tool Engineer
Geophysical Engineer Transportation Engineer
Hardware Engineer Urban Planner
HVAC Engineer Verification Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer Waste Management Engineer
Marine & Ocean Engineer Web Developer

Related Skills

Able to Follow Directions Independent
Analytical Aptitude Logical Thinker
Attention to Detail Mathematically Inclined
CAD/Engineering Programs/Equipment Problem Solving Skills
Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Solid Background in Engineering Principles
Creativity Team Player

Job & Internship Search Links

USAJobs.gov - Check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Occupations by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

The Fulcrum International - Search jobs and post resumes for architecture, engineering, and construction positions.

Society of Women Engineers - With a low-cost membership, get access to job listings and scholarships

C&EN Jobs - Chemistry and Engineering Jobs

CivilEngineeringJobs.com - Lists professional positions for civil engineers nationwide, with resources and links of potential interest to civil engineers.

Construction.com - Provides resources, news, and links to jobs in construction and architecture.

Engineering Central - Lists professional positions nationwide for both entry level and experienced engineers and computer professionals.

ElectricalEngineer.com - Lists professional positions for electrical engineers, although positions in related disciplines are listed too.

MechanicalEngineer.com - Lists professional position nationwide in the field of mechanical engineering, with links to corporations hiring mechanical engineers.

CyberCoders – Search thousands of engineering and technology jobs. Find a job you’ll love today!

Graduating Engineer and Computer Careers

Aviation / Aerospace


Engineer Net


Engineering Jobs.Com

The Silicon Valley Employment Page

TRSS Staffing - A world leading recruitment company for professional, engineering, technical, and field services talent. For nearly 30 years, TRS Staffing Solutions has been developing resources, skills, specialist expertise to benefit employers and candidates. Clients include industry leaders, global owners and operators, as well  as engineering, procurement and construction (EPC companies), major consultancies and government departments.

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook  The following links provide a summary of related careers, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Explore Careers in Engineering

Software Engineer Insider - A unique and free website designed for students interested in the field of software engineering, computer science, computer engineering and related technology fields.

What Can I do with a Major in Engineering? - CareerThoughts.com has a similar page to this one, which includes career options, expected salary, and job outlook information.

PES-Careers - Power and Energy Engineering Career Services

Aviation Careers

Materials Science & Engineering Career Resource Center

What do Engineering Majors Study?

Professional Association Links

American Institute for Chemical Engineers - AIChE provides members with technical resources as well as tools to manage their careers and lives.

Biomedical Engineering Society - Provides information on BES membership, internships, and careers.

American Society of Civil Engineers - Offers information on the ASCE and provides significant tools to get to the next level.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Learn about what the ASME has to offer along with conferences and seminars to attend.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Learn about what the AIAA has to offer along with information on relavent courses and training

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Provides information on the IEEE as well as a wide variety of education and career resources.

Society of Women Engineers - Learn about the SWE, their professional development, job opportunities, etc.

American Nuclear Society - Seek information on memberships, careers, and information about the ANS.

American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The National Society of Professional Engineers

Miscellaneous Links


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