Starting salaries for Engineering Studies majors rank 5th for majors college-wide (5-year average)

Engineering Studies graduates go on to a wide variety of career paths, such as project management, environmental, energy and transportation sector jobs, engineering and technology policy, tech-industry consulting, industrial and information systems management, law, architecture, and many others. In addition, many students go on to graduate school or professional school in engineering management, architecture, city and regional planning, economics, energy systems engineering, environmental management, international development, medical school, and law school.

In recent years, Lafayette’s Engineering Studies graduates have gone on to positions including:

  • Applications Engineer, Lutron
  • Energy and Utilities Consultant, West Monroe Partners
  • Coordinator of Local Foods and Environment, Buy Fresh Buy Local & Nurture Nature Center
  • Sustainable Urban Planner, Engineering & Land Planning Associates
  • Clean Energy and Mobility Coordinator, EnergyLab
  • Energy Technology Analyst, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Project Engineers at Clark Construction Group LLC, DPR Construction, Turner Construction, Whiting-Turner Construction, and Henkles & McCoy
  • Research Analyst, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Financial Services Technology Advisor, Ernst & Young
  • Treasury Management Analyst, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Analytics Consultant, Deloitte
  • Product Engineer, Clyde Financial and Tech Services
  • Litigation Paralegal, Boies Scholler Flexner LLP
  • Project Assistant and Paralegal, Proskauer Rose Law
  • Sales Coordinator, Jaragua Electro-Chemicals
  • Product Management/Development Analyst, Verizon
  • Associate Editor/Automotive Journalist, Motor Trend

Lafayette Engineering Studies graduates also go on to further study in graduate school, including:

  • Energy, Science, Technology and Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Engineering Management, Dartmouth College
  • Engineering Management, Duke University
  • Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Villanova University
  • Environmental Law, Stanford Law School
  • Environmental Management, Yale School of the Environment
  • Information Systems, Northeastern University
  • Sustainability Management, University of Toronto
  • Sustainability Management, Columbia University

Learn more about career opportunities for EGRS majors.