Career Placement & Professional Development
Aerospace MS and PhD graduates go on to successful careers in a variety of specialties, including industry, research, academia, and management.
Here is a partial listing of the places our MS and PhD graduates began their careers over the past 5 years:
Recent Job Placements
Pratt & Whitney
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Aurora Flight Services
Naval Research Lab
Sandia National Labs
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Goddard Space Flight Center
Recent Job Titles
- Aerodynamics Research Engineer
Senior Chemical and Materials Engineer
Senior Professional Staff
- Research Scientist
Structural Optimization Engineer
Plasma Research Engineer
Process Engineer/Product Engineer
RET Design Engineer
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Professional Development Resources
The Grainger College of Engineering Career Services helps you with resumes, cover letters, and practices interviews. Explore their website to see how they can help you.
UIUC Career Center coaches and supports students in their career decisions and career management skills.