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Why Electrical Engineering?

According to, electrical engineers (EEs) hold about 319,100 jobs making this the second largest branch of the US engineering community. The same source also suggests that there has been a sharp decline in the number of EE graduates since 2003 which will result in an imbalance between the number of job openings for EEs and the number of graduates in the coming years.

The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center has collected a number of resources of interest to Electrical Engineers, such as a "Day in the Life" description, employment statisticsprofiles of professional engineers, and more

Not convinced? Watch these videos.

Want specifics for Mines students? View the Electrical Engineering document from the Career Center to see who's hiring our EE majors, what types of jobs are available, and starting salaries.

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