Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Career Resources

Career Advising

Career Advising
Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (formerly known as the EIT exam) 

 

Job Opportunities

University Placement Center
Nuclear Navy
Aeroindustry Jobs
Engineering Central
Job Resource 
• Pittsburgh Job-Hunting Sites and Resources

 

Graduate School

Peterson’s Guide to Graduate School
U.S. News & World Report’s Program Rankings & Search Aids
GradSchools.com
GRE Online
EngineeringDegree.com
 

Companies That Have Hired Our Undergraduates


Graduates of our department looking for careers in industry experience almost 100 percent placement, whether it is by making invaluable connections through the School of Engineering's Co-op Program, through the University of Pittsburgh’s Placement and Career Services or through internships. Most of our students receive approximately two job offers and begin work immediately after graduation.
In today's high tech market, graduates from our program find careers within most major industries, including:

• Bioengineering
• Biotechnology
• Chemicals
• Coatings
• Electronics
• Environment
• Food and beverages
• Fuels
• Hazardous waste disposal
• Health care products
• Materials
• Modeling
• Paper
• Petroleum
• Polymers
• Power plants
• Steel

Companies that hire graduates from the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering include:

• Aerotech
• Aerotek
• AMP
• Anderson
• Aquatech
• ARCO
• Aristech
• Bayer
• Bechtel
• Bell
• Bellofram
• Bethlehem Steel
• Betz
• BP
• Brown and Root
• Cablec
• Calgon
• Calgon Carbide
• Callery Chemical
• Chevron
• Clayton
• Corning
• CTC
• Davey
• Department of Energy
• Dole
• Dupont
• Extrel
• Exxon
• FETC
• Ford
• GE
• Harding-Lawson
• Hawthorne LaRoche
• HB Fuller
• Hercules
• International Paper
• Johnson & Johnson
• Kvaerner Metals
• LTC
• Lucent
• Merck
• Metalforms
• Mobil
• MTS
• Niacet
• Nova Chemical
• Parsons Power
• Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Res.
• PPG
• Proctor and Gamble
• Renewal, Inc.
• Rust
• Salem Furnace
• Sony Chemical
• Texaco
• UEC
• Union Carbide
• US Patent Office
• USX
• Vallecitos Water
• Valspar
• Washington Penn Plastics
• Watson Standard
• Westinghouse
• Westinghouse Bettis
• Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel
• Witco
• WTI