Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Technology program will find a job market with many opportunities. Within the program options–General Electrical Engineering Technology or Computer Engineering Technology–students can prepare for interesting and challenging careers. Opportunities can be found in the areas of computer interfacing and networking, development engineering, manufacturing, product engineering, field service, energy management, quality control, technical sales, or management. These opportunities can be found in a variety of firms engaged in electronic manufacturing, industrial control, applications engineering, and in power utilities.
Some of the positions involving an electrical engineering technologist include: Communications Engineer, Computer Engineering Technologist, Electrical Engineering Technologist, Electromechanical Engineering Technologist, Engineering Assistant, Field Service Technician, Industrial Technologist, Product Engineer, Project Assistant, Network Manager, Technical Salesperson, Technical Assistant, and Technical Writer.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, electrical engineering technologists work closely with electrical and electronics engineers and computer hardware engineers in the computer systems design services industry. Demand for these technologists overall is expected to be sustained by demand for workers in this industry because of the continuing integration of computer and electronics systems.