---> Career Opportunities | University Career Services
Student Resources
Home » Students » Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

What Can I Do With This Major 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 .

Internships Obtained by Rutgers Students


Organization Job Title

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

Show More


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

Show More

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

Additionally, you may: