Employment

The Duke MEM Program prepares its students for a wide variety of careers. The breadth of knowledge acquired from the program's curriculum creates well rounded business-savvy engineers who are ready to take on the business challenges of any industry in a global world. Working with MEM's dedicated Career Services team, students have received offers from diverse companies across industries located in multiple countries. 

You may download placement statistics for our latest graduates or an expanded list of companies that employ our alumni.

Past employers are listed below and include new venture entrepreneurial companies, small businesses, and large firms.

Abbott Laboratories
Accenture
Alcatel
Alltel
American Express
Appian Corporation
Bank of America
Becton Dickinson
The Boeing Company
Boston Consulting Group
Boston Scientific
Bovis Lend Lease
CapGemini
Capital One
Cardinal Health
CarMax Auto Superstore
CGN & Associates
Cisco Systems
Citibank
Clark Construction
comScore
Deloitte Consulting
Deutsche Bank
DuPont
Edwards LifeSciences
Ernst & Young LLP
Epic
ExxonMobil
Ford Motor Company

General Electric
General Motors
GlaxoSmithKline
IBM
Intel Corporation
John Deere
Johnson & Johnson
JP Morgan Chase
Lockheed Martin
MaxPoint Interactive
Medtronic
Merck & Co.
Microsoft
MicroStrategy
Northrop Grumman
Nissan Motor Company, Ltd.
Parsons
Raytheon Company
RTI International
Samsung Electronics
SAS Institute
Schlumberger, Ltd.
Shell
Skanska USA Building, Inc.
St. Jude Medical
Textron
UBS
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Walt Disney World

 

Starting Positions:

The types of positions that our students obtain after graduation vary widely and depend on individual interests. Some examples of starting positions are:

Application Engineer
Area Manager
Automation Engineer
Business Analyst
Biomedical Engineer
Civil Engineer
Client Services Analyst
Clinical Specialist
Data Analyst
Design Engineer
Development Engineer
Electrical Engineer
Estimator
Field Engineer
Firmware Engineer
Forensic Analyst
Global Markets Analyst
Hardware Engineer
Industrial Engineer
IT Manager
Job Cost Engineer
Land Acquisition Specialist

Manufacturing Development Program Associate
Marketing Analyst
New Product Strategy Analyst
Operations Leadership Program Associate
Patent Examiner
Portfolio Analyst
Process Engineer
Product Manager
Program Manager
Project Manager
Quality Engineer
Risk Management Associate
Rotational Leadership Associate
Signal Processing Engineer
Software Quality Engineer
Stress Analyst Engineer
Structural Engineer
Supply Base Engineer
Systems Analyst
Systems Manager
Technical Consultant
Technology Licensing Specialist