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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities in the Applied Engineering Sciences Major
Applied Engineering Sciences graduates are employed by a variety of organizations in a wide and diverse expanse of engineering functions. Salaries are competitive and opportunities exist in commercial and industrial companies as well as governmental agencies.  The average salary for Applied Engineering Sciences 2016 graduates was $60,647.

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Organizations That Have Hired Recent Applied Engineering Sciences Graduates

American Airlines
Consumers Energy
Crowe, Chizek & Company
Daimler Chrysler Corporation
Deloitte Consulting
Denso Manufacturing
Detroit Diesel
Dow Chemical
Eaton Aerospace
Ford Motor Company
Frito Lay
General Electric
Genral Mills
General Motors
Ingersoll Rand
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Johnson Controls
Johnson and Johnson
Kraft Foods
LDM Technologies
Lear Corporation
Lever Brothers
Magnatek, Inc.
Motorola, Inc.
NCR Corporation
Northrop Grumman
Pepsi Cola
Proctor & Gamble
Steelcase, Inc.
Stryker Medical
Texas Instruments
Toyota Motor Manufacturing
TPI Technologies
Troy Design Inc.
Union Pacific
Urban Science
Westinghouse Electric

Job Titles of Some Recent Applied Engineering Sciences Graduates

Account Executive
After-Market Expediter
Application Engineer
Area Sales Engineer
Business Manager
Commodity Manager
Consumer Representative
Contract Engineer
Contract Negotiator
Control Specialist
Customer Accounts
Customer Service Rep.
Development Engineer
Distribution Specialist
District Sales Engineer
District Service Manager
Energy Conservation Engineer
Engineering Specialist
Expeditor Facilities Engineer
Field Engineer Manager
Field Sales Engineer
Field Technical Representative
Financial Analyst
Forecasting Supervisor
General Services
Industrial Market Analyst
Industrial Specialist Layout
Logistics Engineer
Logistical Manager
Loss Prevention Engineer
Manufacturing Technician
Manufacturing Development
Materials Control Engineer
Operations Management
Petent Attorney
Process Supervisor
Product Engineer
Production Engineer
Production Supervisor
Procurement Specialist
Project Manager
Quality Assurance Engineer
Sourcing Specialist
Staff Manufacturing Engineer
Supply Chain Planner
System Engineer
Systems Application Engineer
Technical Sales Engineer
Technical Writer
Telecommunications Engineer
Test & Development Engineer
Traffic Engineer
Value Analysis Engineer
Warehouse Manager

Cooperative Education and Internships

Cooperative Education and Internships provides students an opportunity to gain major related work experience while enrolled in the College. For information on the College of Engineering Cooperative Education Program, contact The Center / Spartan Engineering in 1340 Engineering Building, (517) 355-5163.

Be sure to discuss your cooperative education plans with the the Director of AES or the Academic Advisor of AES,  Dr. Idema.