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Overview of Major
What Can I Do With This Major?
Potential Job Titles
Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers
Learn from Alumni
Additional Web Resources

Overview of Major

After graduation, many engineering graduates pursue employment in a variety of industries including aerospace, construction, environmental, oil & gas, energy, and mechanical. Some continue their education in a specialized field immediately after graduation while others pursue an MBA or advanced engineering degree after a few years in the workforce.


What can I do with this major?

Learn more about career options in your field by clicking below to learn about different focus areas, typical employers, and strategies to get started. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page for links to Professional Associations, industry job search tools, and resources for additional insight.

Use O*Net for additional career research and to explore the tasks and activities typical in various careers. Browsing through job postings on Handshake (and other sites) while you are still making a career decision can provide insight into the industry; taking note of required qualifications lets you know what skills and experiences to seek out during your time at Loyola.

Potential Job Titles

  • Associate Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Genetic Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Data Exchange Engineer
  • AutoCAD Operator
  • Telecommunications Project Officer
  • Junior Network Administrator
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Consultant
  • Materials Research Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Planning and Allocation Analyst
  • Field Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Test Engineer

Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers

  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • AAI Corporation
  • Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Constellation Energy
  • Space Telescope Science Institute
  • Accenture
  • Computer Science Corporation
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Accenture
  • Whitman, Requardt & Associates
  • IBM Corporation
  • Boeing
  • Middle River Aircraft Systems
  • Hauber Summer Research Program
  • General Electric

Learn from Alumni

Join Loyola Connect, an online networking platform just for the Loyola community, to search for alumni by major, industry, location, and more. Get advice and insight from those who have been in your shoes. You can also explore profiles of Loyola students and alumni on LinkedIn. Considering asking an alum for an Informational Interview to learn more about their career, employer, and industry trends.

Additional Web Resources