Careers

Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment. Some of this equipment includes electric motors; machinery controls, lighting, and wiring in buildings; radar and navigation systems; communications systems; and power generation, control, and transmission devices used by electric utilities.

Electrical engineers also design the electrical systems of automobiles and aircraft or may specialize in areas such as power systems engineering or electrical equipment manufacturing. Some careers of interest for electrical engineering majors include:

  • Acoustical Engineer
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Circuit Engineer
  • Communications Engineer
  • Computer Science Engineer
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Control Engineer
  • Electronic Instructor
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electrician
  • Engineering Educator
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Field Service Engineer
  • Fire Protection Engineer
  • Illuminating Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Physicist
  • Radio Engineer
  • Safety Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • Technical Writer
  • Transmissions Engineer
  • Videotape-Recording Engineer