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Careers in Engineering

Career Preparation for 21st Century Engineers

Working in close partnership with the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, Careers in Engineering prepares aspiring engineers for success with design immersions, hands-on engineering projects, personalized career advising, networking opportunities, and internships with a diverse range of employers. The program also includes several selective tracks that teach specialized skills to ambitious students with a particularly strong commitment to the field. Students of all years and majors are welcome to connect with the team!

Molecular Engineering students are at the forefront of developing advanced molecular technologies to address global and societal challenges. Class of 2022 graduates went on to pursue industry roles and graduate studies at exciting places like Tesla Motors, Northrup Grumman, Argonne National Laboratory, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, McKinsey & Company, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Harvard University, Princeton University, Northwestern, University of Chicago, and many more!

Learn more about the the diverse and exciting career paths in engineering!

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UChicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering was recently ranked the #3 engineering school in the country in research funding per faculty!

Experiential Learning

UChicago prepares students for success with rigorous coursework and hands-on experiences. UChicago’s engineering coursework and career resources will prepare you to build next-generation technologies such as quantum hardware, conduct advanced research with leading graduate programs, shape science policy in government, and drive innovation at startups, and more!

The molecular engineering major at UChicago offers a cutting-edge curriculum and programming designed to provide an agile, critical-thinking mindset that will give students the opportunity to work towards technological advancements and cultivate the skillset to lead teams across function groups.

There are three interdisciplinary tracks within the major that align with the groundbreaking research at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. We highly encourage you to explore the Molecular Engineering College Catalog for more information!

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