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Life After Dartmouth

Q: What can you do with a Dartmouth engineering degree?
A: 
Anything you want.

With a foundation of communications, teamwork, and problem-solving skills, Dartmouth engineers are prepared for a wide array of industry careers and leadership positions. In addition, the BE opens the same doors for graduate study as a BS.

Career Paths


“We are among the few world-class universities combining engineering and liberal arts. The problem-solving skills I gained at Thayer have served me well in my career in management consulting.”

—Liz Lempres '83 Th'84

Where will a Dartmouth engineering degree take you?

Dartmouth graduates have a record of success. In fact, they graduate with one of the highest salary potentials in the Ivy League. Some graduates work as professional engineers, while others become:

  • R&D Directors
  • Project Managers
  • Technology Managers
  • Senior Consultants

Quick Facts

$82k

Salary

Average starting salary for 2020 BE grads.

90%

Secured

Over 90 percent of BE grads secure plans within 4 months.

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Nations

Our alumni network spans the globe and includes some of the best-known organizations in the world.

Career Services

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Engineering Career Services

All students have access to our dedicated Career Services Office just for engineering students. We’ll help you secure the career you want.

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Career Advantage

Why do employers hire Dartmouth engineers?

Hear directly from employers why they like to hire Dartmouth engineers.

Alumni Network

Alumni network

A life-long community

Connect with fellow alumni who work at some of the best-known organizations in the world or who have started their own successful companies.

Our alumni network can be a big help, and they’re a reminder that Dartmouth is more than a school... it’s a life-long community.

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