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What Can I do With a Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering?

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Advising & Career Services' Resources

Advising & Career Services has a variety of resources to help students explore potential career fields. These resources include information about typical responsibilities, qualifications, career paths, job outlook, salary, and related careers.

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Professional Associations

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    Internet Sites with Career-Related Information for Electrical and Computer Engineering Majors 

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    Internet Sites with Job Search Information for Electrical and Computer Engineering Majors        

    • EngineeringJobs.Com — See Engineering Jobs — Company Employment Pages section for alphabetical list of company home pages that contain current job openings for a variety of engineering fields including electrical and computer engineering. See also Engineering Employers
    • Diversilink Website — Jobs database from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
    • — Search jobs database by location, keyword, or job category.
    • Sloan Career Cornerstone Center — Job listings for Electrical and Computer Engineers
    • League of Oregon Cities — Intern Placement and Referral Services

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    Places of Employment

    According to the 2000-2001 Occupational Outlook Handbook, places of employment for electrical and computer engineers include: engineering and business consulting firms, government agencies, communications and utilities firms, and a variety of manufacturers of electrical and electronic equipment, industrial machinery, professional and scientific instruments, aircraft and guided missiles.

    The following list of employers and job titles was derived from Advising & Career Services' jobs database where the employer specifically requested electrical and computer majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for electrical and computer engineering majors. This list does not reflect current openings.       

    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - Portland State University

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