Careers

Each year, between 80-90% of the Engineering Physics graduates choose to enter the workforce upon graduation, while about 10-20% choose to attend graduate school in a science or engineering field.

Here are some job titles for recent graduates who chose to seek employment:

  • Test Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Systems/Software Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Design Engineer

UW-Platteville Engineering Physics graduates have been hired by a wide array of employers, including:

  • John Deere (construction/large vehicle manufacturing)
  • Caterpillar (construction/large vehicle manufacturing)
  • Oshkosh Truck (construction/large vehicle manufacturing)
  • GE Healthcare (medical diagnostics)
  • Johnson Controls (electrical/automated systems)
  • Georgia-Pacific (paper products)
  • Cirrus Aircraft (personal aircraft)
  • Plexus (electronic manufacturing)
  • Cardinal Glass (energy-efficient glass, solar panels)
  • Honeywell (sensors)
  • Rockwell Collins (aircraft guidance/control)
  • SubZero/Wolf (appliance design and manufacture)
  • NASA

Average placement rates and salaries are published annually by the UW-Platteville Academic and Career Advising Center.

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