Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is a combined field dealing with all aspects of computing and electronics. Engineers in this field are responsible for developing a wide array of items including: sensors, microchips, robotics, circuit boards, personal computers, mobile phone applications, software and database systems.

 

 

Related Major Skills

 

Summarize research findings Define problems Report results - written/verbal
Assess risks Analyze data Use laboratory equipment
Perceiving patterns/structures Precision and accuracy Applying logic to problems
Computer literacy Attention to details Evaluate data and results
Apply concepts Organize and report data Utilizing formulas
Inform and explain Gather information Technical writing
Apply knowledge creatively

 

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Sample Career Titles

 

Applications Developer Quality Assurance Analyst (QA Analyst) Artificial Intelligence Specialist
Software Designer Automation Engineer Software Developer
Beta Tester Software Engineer Business Systems Analyst
Software Quality Assurance Specialist Computer Applications Developer Software Quality Engineer
Computer Programmer Software Systems Engineer Configuration Manager
Solutions Architect Data Warehouse Architect Supervisor, Software Engineering
Database Technician Supplier Quality Engineer Engineer, Computer Applications
Systems Analyst Enterprise Architect Technical Support Engineer
Firmware Engineer Usability Engineer Implementation Specialist
Video Game Developer Information Architect Video Game Engineer
Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst) Video Game Programmer Program Analyst
Internet Application Developer Programmer Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

 

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Sample Work Settings

 

Aerospace Industry Engineering Consulting Firms Automotive Industry
Farm Equipment Architectural Firms Manufacturing
Commercial Airlines Heating, Ventilating & Airconditioning Industries Computer Firms
Marine Industry Department of Energy NASA
Department of Labor Petroleum & Gas Companies Department of Transportation
Energy & Fuels

 

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FAU Student Organizations 

  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Engineers
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Engineering Student Council
  • American Society of Civil Engineering
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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Professional Associations

 

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Job and Internship Links

 

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Where to Learn More

 

General Occupational Information

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Career Planning Websites

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Sample Library Resources

These Resources can be found at the CDC Career Resource Library and/or FAU's Wimberley Library.

  • A/E/C Employers
  • Careers in Engineering
  • Careers in High Tech
  • Careers in Science
  • Career Opportunities in Science
  • Career Opportunities in the Energy Industry
  • Engineers Occupational File
  • Federal Career Opportunities
  • Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers
  • Great Jobs for Engineering Majors
  • Opportunities in Building Construction Trades
  • Opportunities in Electronics Careers
  • Opportunities in Engineering Careers
  • Opportunities in High Tech Careers
  • Physical Sciences Career Directory

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