Career Opportunities for Majors in Engineering - Industrial and Systems


Engineering is a profession in which knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences is applied to develop ways to use the materials and forces of nature economically for the benefit of humanity.

At Rutgers, four-year undergraduate curricula leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science are offered in the fields of applied sciences, bioenvironmental, biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical and computer, industrial, and mechanical engineering, and materials science & engineering. Numerous areas of concentration are available within these disciplines, such as aerospace, biochemical, environmental, and packaging engineering.

Industrial engineering applies fundamentals from the mathematical, physical, and management sciences to efficiently design and analyze large systems that serve industry and government both in manufacturing and service. Specializations are offered in sophisticated mathematical modeling, quality control techniques, computer-aided design, simulation, manufacturing, engineering economics, and production planning and control.

A Sample Of Related Occupations

Configuration Analyst Metrologist Production Planner
Factory Layout Engineer Occupational Safety Specialist Quality Control Manager
Industrial Engineer Operations Analyst Safety Engineer
Industrial Health Engineer Packaging Engineer Standards Engineer
Inventory Control Specialist Planning Director Time Study Engineer
Logistics Engineer Plant Engineer Tool Planner
Manufacturing Engineer Product Safety Engineer
Material Planning Analyst Production Manager

Types of Employers

Private & Nonprofit Organizations
Aircraft Industries Electronics Manufacturers Manufacturing Firms
Appliance Manufacturers Engineering Firms Pharmaceutical Companies
Architectural Firms Furniture Manufacturers Public Utilities
Auto Industry Hospitals Research institutes
Banks Hotels/Restaurants/Resorts Retail Organizations
Colleges/Universities Houseware Manufacturers Telecommunications Firms
Construction Firms Industrial Machinery Industries Textile Industries
Consulting Firms Insurance Companies Transportation Companies
Government Agencies
Bureau of Engraving & Printing National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) U.S. Navy
Defense Mapping Agency National Institute of Standards & Technology U.S. Postal Inspection Service
Int'l. Trade Administration Small Business Administration

Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates - First Jobs of Recent Graduates - Engineering - Industrial and Systems

Organization Job Title
Chase Manhattan Assoc. Systems Developer
Merrill Lynch Computer Analyst
American Management Systems Consultant
Andersen Consulting Consultant
Booz Allen Hamilton Consultant
Ford Motor Company Engineer
Electronic Measuring Device Engineer
NULLGoldman Sachs Global Operations Analyst
JP Morgan Global Technology & Operation Assoc
Lucent Technologies Industrial Engineer
Ortho Pharmaceutical Industrial Engineer
Anheuser-Busch Manufacturing Specialist
Best Foods Baking Group Manufacturing Specialist
AT&T Media Engineer
Credit Suisse New York Operations Analyst
Lehman Brothers Operations Analyst
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Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates - Jobs of Experienced Alumni - Engineering - Industrial and Systems

NatWest Bank Asst. Vice President
Ithaca College (PhD) Assoc. Professor
Price Waterhouse (MBA) Chief Information Officer
Accenture Consultant
Facility Design, American Airlines Director
Packaging Research, RJR Nabisco Inc. Director
AT&T Engineer
Jacobs Engineering Group Engineer
IBM Engineering Supervisor
NJ Dept. of Energy Environmental Engineer
Electronic Systems Pkg. Corp. Gen. Manager
Frigidaire Co. Group Director
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Graduate Schools Attended

Institution Degree Field
Johns Hopkins University MS Computer Science
NJIT MS Engineering Management
NYU Stern School of Business MBA Int'l. Business
Rutgers University MBA Marketing
Rutgers University MS Industrial Engineering
Rutgers University MS Statistics
St. John's University MBA Management
Stevens Institute of Technology MS Engineering Management
Syracuse University MS Engineering Management
University of Southern California MBA

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