Not sure what you want to do with your degree?
- Utilize the Occupational Outlook Handbook, O*Net, and career videos to explore the responsibilities, education, pay, and job outlook of engineering careers.
- View how Panthers in engineering have launched their post-graduation career paths in the UWM Career Outcomes dashboard.
- Want to consider other career paths? Use tools in the Career Exploration Community.
- Bioengineer, Biomedical Engineer, Biomechanical Engineer, Clinical Engineer, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Project Engineer, Research Scientist, Systems Engineer
- Bridge Engineer, Civil Engineer, Construction Engineer, Design Engineer, Environmental Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer, Municipal Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Transportation Engineer, Structural Engineer
- Hardware Engineer, Information Security Analyst, Network Engineer, Programmer, Sofware Engineer, Systems Analyst, Systems Architect, Systems Engineer, Test Engineer, Video Game Developer
Computer Science (BA & BS)
- Computer Network Architect, Computer Hardware Engineer, Computer Scientist, Cybersecurity Engineer, Data Scientist, Database Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Systems Engineer, Web Developer
- Computer Engineer, Controls Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electronic Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, Power Engineer, Signal Processing Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer,
- Civil Engineer, Energy Efficiency Engineer, Environmental Consultant, Environmental Engineer, Environmental Scientist, Geotechnical Engineer, Land Surveyor, Natural Resource Specialist, Wastewater Engineer
- Environmental Health & Safety Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing Production Supervisor, Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer, Supply Chain Analyst
- Composites Engineer, Forensics Materials Engineer, Materials Engineer, Metallographer, Metallurgical Engineer, Metallurgist
- Aerospace Engineer, Automotive Engineer, Design Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Product Engineer, Project Engineer, Quality Engineer, Sales Engineer, Test Engineer
- Architectural Designer, Architectural Drafter, Project Architect, Landscape Architect/Designer, AutoCAD Drafter
- Construction Superintendent, Construction Estimator, Field/Site Engineer, Sustainability Consultant, Project Coordinator
- Town Planner, Associate Planner, Transportation Planner, Plan Examiner, Urban Designer
Hands-on learning beyond the classroom helps you expand your skills, form community connections, build your resume, and gain the Panther Edge. These include internships, undergraduate research, study abroad, community engagement, and leadership experiences.
Examples: The College of Engineering & Applied Science offers engineering-focused study abroad programs to Germany and Taiwan. To learn more about Study Abroad, visit this page and talk to your academic advisor. Find research specific to your interests here. Take advantage of Student Leadership Programs available on campus; learn more here.
Joining a student organization provides you opportunities to form friendships, explore your interests, gain work and volunteer experience, develop leadership skills, and network with professionals working in your industry. Explore UWM’s student organizations.
Examples: American Institute of Architecture Students, Emerging Green Builders, Engineer’s Without Borders, Google Developers Group, Prototyping Club, Society of Automotive Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, and Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
Co-ops & Internships
Co-ops and internships provide an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience, expand your transferable skills, develop professional connections, and build your resume. Our staff can help you tailor your resume and cover letter, search for positions, and prepare for the interview. Be sure to utilize Handshake to search for positions. Employers looking to hire UWM students & alumni use this recruiting system to connect with you!
On-campus jobs provide convenient options with flexible scheduling and opportunities to gain transferrable and career-related skills. Explore and apply to on-campus jobs on Handshake. For additional support, visit our employment website.
Examples: Content Creator, Recycling and Reuse Assistant, Research & Technology, and Web Developer
SET has deep community partnerships which provide student opportunities for volunteering, service learning, service trips, and other forms of community-based learning. You may even find yourself in a course with a built-in service-learning requirement. You can learn more about this on our website here.
Examples: Big Brothers Big Sisters Program, Alternative Spring Break Trip, Virtual Tutoring Program, and Hope House Food Pantry…to name a few!
We proudly host eight career fairs every year, showcasing around 80 diverse employers each fair. Interested in knowing the kinds of employers attending? We invite you explore a past fair and the employers who attended.