Additional Career Options

The knowledge and fundamental skills gained through studies in Engineering and Science, such as logical thinking, problem solving, and strong quantitative skills, can easily transfer into many other professions.


How Can I Explore Other Career Options?

Do you have other interests you would like to combine with Engineering, Computer, Data and Physical Science? Have you always been interested in business? Are you a talented writer? Do have a passion for sustainability? Do you see yourself working for a variety of companies and clients? The links below are helpful starting points for inspiration and information as you explore options.

Exploratory Resources:

Sample Job Areas

      • Block Chain

        Systems where a record of transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are maintained across several computers that are linked in a peer-to-peer network

            • Blockgeaks – information on jobs, courses, and additional learning opportunities
      • Consulting

        Sharing of expertise with organizations to help improve business performance. Areas include management, strategy, technology, finance, marketing, and more.

            • Consulting – information from our Consulting, Finance, Operations and Sales Career Community
      • Cybersecurity

        Protecting against the criminal or unauthorized use of electronic data.

      • Education and teaching

        STEM majors can teach science, math, engineering, and computer science in private and public schools; with an advanced degree, at the college level.

      • Entrepreneurship

        Entrepreneurs are leaders, investors, and inventors who launch and run businesses, such as startups and small businesses.

      • Environmental health and safety

        Prevention and elimination of injury and illness to employees and assisting companies in complying with health and safety laws.

            • EHScareers, Environmental, occupational health & safety careers page
      • Logistics, operations and supply chain

        Management of productivity, quality, and efficiency.

            • APICS – Professional association for supply chain management
      • Patent law and intellectual property

        Research and licensing of inventions and proprietary technology; settling of patent disputes.

      • Product management

        Planning, forecasting, and marketing throughout all stages of a product’s life cycle.

      • Project management

        Application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to meet large-scale project requirements and deadlines.

      • Regulatory affairs

        Coordination and documentation of internal regulatory processes to comply with government regulations, particularly within industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, energy and environmental services.

      • Scientific and technical writing

        Creation of instruction manuals and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information in an understandable manner to customers, designers, and manufacturers.

      • Sustainability

        Includes the systems and processes that contribute to the quality of the environment on a long-term basis.

      • Technical sales

        Preparation and delivery of technical presentations explaining products or services to current and prospective customers.

Upcoming Internships and more!

Good morning from the Engineering & Applied Sciences Career Community!  We hope you’re enjoying your summer so far. We’ve got some opportunities/resources down below, so check them out! They include ~2 internships and a scholarship opportunity.

July 1st, 2024 | Engineering …

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Semiconductor-focused hybrid I-Corps regional course

Rochester, in partnership with Syracuse University, is offering a semiconductor-focused hybrid I-Corps regional course June 17 through July 17. This hybrid course begins online and culminates with a trip to San Francisco,  for the SEMICON West convention. Up to $5,000 …

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This Week in the Engineering & Applied Sciences Community | May 9th, 2024

Good morning from the Engineering & Applied Sciences Career Community!  This will be our last reguarly scheduled post before summer time, we hope you were able to find a new opportunity through here or learned something new! This week we’ve …

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