If you've studied engineering and are wondering about your career options and how to to get your first graduate job, have a look at the following information for tips and pointers. If you'd like to talk anything through, arrange a careers interview with us. 

What do engineering graduates do?

This is what some recent University of Wolverhampton graduates were doing 6 months after finishing their course:

  • Project Manager
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Draughtsman
  • Plant Engineer
  • Aircraft Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Tooling and Manufacturing Engineer
  • Account Manager

For more ideas and information visit the engineering occupational profiles and what do engineering graduates do on the Prospects website.   

Who employs University of Wolverhampton graduates?

6 months after finishing their course University of Wolverhampton graduates were working in fields as diverse as aerospace, defence, transport, construction and recycling.

Have a look at the Engineering Industry Insights on the Prospects website which describes which employers typically recruit engineering graduates.

Where can I find jobs and work experience in engineering?

Many large companies run graduate training schemes and there are a number other placement schemes aimed at students and graduates in all areas. We also advertise jobs and placements for students and graduates via Jobs Board. You could also try some engineering sector specific job hunt sites:

Download our Engineering Job Hunting guide for information about other job hunting methods.

Engineering professional bodies

Engineering magazines

Other useful websites