Where Students Go

The job opportunities for ECE graduates are limitless. Electrical engineers are improving television and satellite transmissions, helping the military detect unexploded bombs, helping us understand how marine mammals communicate, developing gigapixel cameras, and making cochlear implants for deaf persons more effective in interpreting sound. Computer engineers can specialize in digital systems, computer operating systems, networks, software, and hardware.

Your Duke Engineering degree puts you on the path to career achievement. Pratt was ranked the No. 3 Best School for Engineering Majors by Salary Potential – $75,100 median pay with 0-5 years of work experience  – by Payscale.com. Median pay for our alumni working as software engineers was $90,304.

Visit our news section to read ECE alumni stories.

Below are some places our recent graduates have gone:

See Duke ECE alumni profilesGraduate & Professional Schools

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • UT Austin


  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Clark Construction
  • Gamechanger
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Red Hat
  • SpaceX
  • Yahoo!

After-graduation plans for 2016 ECE senioRSAfter-Graduation Plans for 2016 ECE Seniors

Area of employment for 2016 ECE grads entering the workforce