Computer Engineering

Computer engineers make the hardware and software design trade-offs inherent to computing today.  Computer engineers are valued for their unique understanding of the relationships between hardware and software. They are hired by major corporations and small companies alike, and may be involved with the design of computing and networking products or with solving the computing and networking problems of their employers.


Related Career Titles for Computer Engineering

College/University Professor

Communications Production

Computer Hardware Engineer

Computer Installation Specialist

Computer Systems Analyst


Customer Service Representative

Design/Construction Engineer

Design/Graphic Artist

Field Engineer

Financial Analyst

Help Desk Analyst

High School Teacher

Manager of Information Systems

Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer

 Market Researcher

Military Officer

Network Administrator

Process Engineer

Production Engineer

Project Engineer

Project Manager

Public Accounting

Quality Assurance Engineer

Research and Development Specialist


Software Engineer

Systems/Programming Engineer

Technical Writer

Testing Engineer 

Industries That Hire Computer Engineering Majors

Computer Companies

Internet Companies

Colleges and Universities

High Schools

Computer Systems Design/Computer Consulting

Consulting Services

Electrical Equipment, Appliance, & Component Manufacturing Companies

Investigation & Security Services

Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturers

Environmental Agencies

Building, Developing, & General Contractors


 Communication Services

Engineering Firms

Federal Government

State and Local GovernmentsEmployment Services


Medical Equipment & Supplies Companies

Scientific Research & Development Services

Household Product Companies

Transportation Services

Transportation Equipment

Departments of Public Works

Utilities Companies

Web Sites For Computer Engineering Majors

Computer Research Association

Graduating Engineer and Computer Careers Online


IEEE Computer Society

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