Outlook for Careers in Engineering

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an overall increase of 140,000 new engineering jobs through 2026 at a median wage of $91,000. At Carthage, we prepare our students broadly, providing a solid foundation necessary for our students to go into a variety of engineering fields.

What you can do with an engineering degree

Alumni from Carthage have gone on to work as engineers in the aerospace, civil, electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing fields at employers such as:

  • Abbott
  • Aptar
  • Benchmark Space Systems
  • Boeing
  • GE Healthcare
  • Google
  • Milwaukee Tool
  • NASA
  • Northrop Grumman
  • TERRA, Inc.
  • Rockwell Automation
  • SRF Consulting

Engineering Graduate Studies

  • Purdue University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Oregon


Visit The Aspire Center for more information on careers after Carthage