Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Do you have strong problem-solving, mechanical, or mathematical skills?  Do you like to build, construct, improve, and systemize?  Are you interested in utilizing scientific devices and machinery to improve production processes? Careers in this community focus on design, development, consulting, manufacturing and construction, management, and more.

Career Pathways In This Community  Since a major doesn’t always indicate a specific career path, it may be challenging to know all the possibilities and career options that exist in each field. By clicking on the career pathways below, you can start exploring some of the career options for each pathway. While these are not comprehensive lists, this resource can serve as a guide to provide students, advisors, and faculty with recommendations and keywords for further career exploration and research.

  • Architecture
    • Architectural Education • Architectural Restoration • Architectural Research • Commercial Architecture • Community/City/Urban Planning • Design/Pre-Construction Drafting • Forensic Architecture • Furniture Design • Educational Architecture • Healthcare Architecture • Historic Preservation • Institutional Architecture • Interior Architecture • Interior Design • Landscape Architecture • Product Design • Project Management • Real Estate Development • Residential Architecture • Sports Facilities Planning • Urban Design

  • Construction
    • Building & Code Inspection • Commercial Construction/Contracting • Construction Compliance • Construction Management • Facilities Management • Green Building Construction • Home Builders Construction • Municipal Construction/Contracting • Project Management • Property Assessment • Real Estate Appraisal • Real Estate Development • Renovation & Remodeling Contracting • Speciality Trade Contracting • Sub-contracting • Surveying

  • Engineering
    • Aerospace Engineering • Acoustical Consultant • Agricultural Engineering • Architectural Engineering • Bio-medical Engineering • Bioprocessing Engineering • Bio-systems Engineering • Chemical Engineering • Civil Engineering • Computer Engineering • Construction Management • Electrical Engineering • Energy Engineering • Engineering Management • Environmental Engineering • Fire Protection Engineering • Geotechnical Engineering • Lighting Systems Engineering • Manufacturing/Design Engineering • Materials Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Nuclear Engineering • Operational Engineering • Petroleum Engineering • Product Engineering • Project Management • Quality Engineering • Robotics • Structural Engineering • Transportation Engineering

  • Health, Safety & Environmental Assurance
    • Environmental Compliance • Environmental Health & Safety • Environmental Toxicology • Industrial Safety and Health Engineering • Occupational & Environmental Health Nursing • Occupational Health & Safety Management • Product Safety Engineering • Safety Consulting

  • Interior Design
    • Commercial Interior Design • Design Consulting • Exhibit Design • Lighting Design • Retail/Merchandising Design • Set Design • Sustainability Design

  • Landscape Architecture
    • Ecological & Environmental Planning • Heritage & Historical Planning • Land Development • Parks & Recreation Planning • Site Planning • Urban Design

  • Manufacturing & Production
    • Engineering Management • Industrial Design • Industrial Engineering • Manufacturing Production Technology • Materials Engineering • Mechanical Drafting • Mechanical Engineering • Mechanical Engineering Technology/Repair • Product Management/Support • Production Planning • Quality Assurance/Auditing • Quality Control & Inspection • Research & Development • Technical Product Support • Technical Writing • Test Engineering


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