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Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineers contribute technologies that span through a wide variety of industries that include semiconductors, petroleum, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and food. Chemical engineers are on the forefront of rapidly developing areas that include biotechnology and biomedicine, semiconductor manufacturing and data storage devices, and advanced materials with precisely-controlled microstructures. Chemical engineering is also widely applied to environmental protection and remediation, process safety, and hazardous waste management.

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Companies Hiring UNM Chemical Engineering Graduates

  • Advanced Micro Devices
  • Air Force Research Laboratories
  • British Petroleum
  • Cabot SMP
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Intel Company
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Micron Technologies
  • National Security Administration
  • Sandia National Laboratories

Civil Engineering

From roads to bridges, airports to railways, civil engineers design the infrastructure and facilities that connect our world. Civil engineers work to create structures that focus on balancing the immediate demands of the community against the future benefits of civilization. Examples of civil engineering careers include concrete design, materials testing, soil mechanics, surveying, environmental engineering, hydraulic engineering, and transportation.

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Companies Hiring UNM Civil Engineering Graduates

  • Bohannan Huston, Inc.
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Jaynes Corporation
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • New Mexico Department of Transportation
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Wilson and Company

Computer Engineering

The interfacing of computers with other devices and other computers is of particular importance to computer engineers. From large super computers to minicomputers and microcomputers, computer engineers design, analyze and work with computer system hardware and software. Computer engineers focus on a computer's hardware in order to create compatible networks between existing and new technologies.

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Computer Science

Computer Science studies the theories and methodologies of processing information. Computer scientists create and manipulate computer programs to solve problems, classify and analyze data, and create graphic images. The constant growing need for information technology that is spread worldwide challenges computer scientists to analyze and design programs, databases and networks that address the advancing needs of civilization.

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Companies Hiring UNM Computer Science Graduates

  • Apple
  • eBay
  • Google
  • Honeywell
  • Intel Corporation
  • Johnson Space Center
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Microsoft
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Sana Security
  • Sandia National Laboratories

Construction Engineering

Construction engineers are concerned with the planning and management of the construction of structures such as highways, bridges, airports, railroads, buildings, dams, and reservoirs. Construction engineers design the construction process through scheduling and sequencing, providing the index for facilitating projects form inception to completion.

Companies Hiring UNM Construction Engineering Graduates

  • Gerald Martin General Contractor
  • Hensel Phelps Construction
  • Jaynes Corporation
  • KB Homes
  • Peter Kiewit Sons, Inc.
  • Pulte Homes
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • The Weitz Company

Construction Management

With the responsibility for maintaining the relationship between contractors and subcontractors to ensure the smooth and timely completion of a project, construction managers focus on coordinating the different needs of a project on a large scale.

Companies Hiring UNM Construction Management Graduates

  • Gerald Martin General Contractor
  • Hensel Phelps Construction
  • Jaynes Corporation
  • KB Homes
  • Peter Kiewit Sons, Inc.
  • Pulte Homes
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • The Weitz Company

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineers use mathematics, physics, and other sciences in the design of electrical devices and systems, including lasers, transistors, optical fibers, integrated circuits, communication systems, satellite systems, electronic medical systems, and electrical power systems.  With the expansive field of technology, electrical engineering's responsibilities encompass a global scale.  From broadcasting and communications, lighting and navigation, automotive and aeronautics, electrical engineers develop technologies that are associated with computers.

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Mechanical Engineering

With a wide spectrum influenced by machinery, mechanical engineers design and develop much of the technology used in everyday life. From robotics to bionics, automotive to apparel, mechanical engineers research, design and build products for consumer and industrial use. As one of the oldest engineering disciplines, mechanical engineering is characterized by its breadth of study, allowing individual and flexible career paths.

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Companies hiring UNM Mechanical Engineering Graduates

  • Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Boeing
  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Ford Motor Corporation
  • Honda
  • Intel
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • NASA
  • Northrop Grumman
  • PNM
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Siemens
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Texas Instruments

Nuclear Engineering

Nuclear engineers' primary concerns with controlling, monitoring, and using energy released in nuclear processes provide contributions to biological, environmental, and medical fields. With the renewed concern in environmental science, nuclear engineers are working on safe disposal concepts for radioactive waste and on methods for reduction of radiation releases from industrial facilities. Nuclear engineers also work in developing a wide variety of applications for radioisotopes such as the treatment and diagnosis of diseases, food preservation, manufacturing development, processing and quality control, and biological and mechanical process tracers.

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Engineering Career Resources

  • JETS e-newsletter is a unique and free publication distributed monthly from September to May. Each issue introduces a different type of engineering career, highlights an "Extreme Engineer" and offers activities to truly help students Explore, Assess and Experience engineering. http://www.jets.org/newsletter/index.cfm
  • Sloan Career Cornerstone Center (SCCC) is a resource center for those interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Comprehensive education, networking, job hunting, and career planning resources revolve around personal interviews with hundreds of individuals who offer candid insight into their career fields. http://www.careercornerstone.org/