​Career Opportunities

WashU engineering students take different paths after graduating. You may pursue graduate or professional school for eventual careers in medicine, law, or academia. Or you may immediately go into industry to pursue careers in engineering, business, public service, and architecture.

Our Career Center offers career counseling, help with job-seeking skills, and workshops on writing résumés, interviewing, and networking skills. The center includes a comprehensive career resources library and offers on-campus recruitment interviews with major local, national, and international organizations. Our counselors work closely with you to help you obtain internships, co-ops, job placements, and graduate school admittance appropriate to your career objectives, interests, abilities, and preferences.

Reported starting salaries for 2014 Bachelor of Science Graduates (by major)

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“I have been amazed at the amount of professional opportunities so early on in my WashU career. WashU provides impressive course flexibility even with the differing majors. It seems every week I’m presented with excitement both in and out of the classroom.” - Alex, Class of 2017

Hometown: Tampa, Florida

Major: System Science & Engineering, Finance

Extracurricular: Campus Ambassador for Anheuser-Busch InBev, Israel Summer Business Academy


Select companies & organizations with WashU engineering graduates:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Abengoa Bioenergy
  • Accenture
  • Amazon.com
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Answers™
  • Bain & Company
  • bioMérieux Inc.
  • The Boeing Company
  • Boston Scientific
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Capital One
  • Centene
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Deloitte
  • Dow Chemical
  • DuPont
  • Emerson
  • Environmental Systems Design
  • Epic
  • Exegy
  • ExxonMobil Corp.
  • Garmin
  • GE
  • Healthcare
  • General Mills
  • Google
  • Honda
  • Koch Industries
  • Lockheed Martin
  • L’Oréal
  • Mattersight
  • Medtronic
  • Microsoft
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Monsanto
  • Nestlé Purina PetCare Co.
  • Peace Corps
  • Pfizer
  • Procter & Gamble
  • St. Jude Medical
  • Siemens
  • Sigma-Aldrich
  • Teach for America
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office