Careers in Engineering

Useful pages for your time at Oakton and transferring

Oakton’s Engineering academic department

Search current and past class schedules (past semester is a good indicator of future semester)

Mathematics Department Placement Coordinator
Fill out the online form.  The job of the of the Coordinator is to clear a student's ability to meet the prerequisite of an Oakton MAT course.

Oakton Tuition and Fees

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

New Students: jOURney

iTransfer Oakton participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI), an agreement among participating Illinois colleges and universities, designed to help Illinois college students transfer credit as easily as possible.

MyCreditsTransfer (formerly Illinois) is a statewide initiative designed to facilitate transfer within Illinois using the nationally available tool, Transferology.

Websites for Investigating Engineering Careers

What Can I Do With This Major? - Engineering

Illinois Career Information System
Place the cursor on Education. Select Program of Study by Title. Click on the title of the major in which you are interested. Be sure to look at the list of related occupations. Select Occupations under Related Information. Click on any of the job titles for tons of information.

American Industrial Hygiene Association
Click on CareerAdvantage, then on Career Development Resources.

American Society for Engineering Education
Click on Publications.

Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond
Written by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

Click on Discover Engineering

The International Society of Automation (formerly known as Instrument Society of America)
Under Professional Development, click on Explore a Career in Automation.

National Society of Professional Engineers
Under Resources, click on Career Center.

National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

Vocational Information Center: Engineering, Science and Math Careers

American Society for Engineering Education

List of engineering branches from Wikipedia

Biomedical Engineering

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Society
Click on Career Connections.

Institute of Biomedical Science
Under Media & Publications click on Careers.

Chemical Engineering

American Chemical Society
Click on Careers.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Click on Events & Resources, then on Careers.

Civil Engineering

Air & Waste Management Association
Click on Resources.

American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists
Click on Academy Publications.

American Society of Civil Engineers
Click on Education and Careers.

Industrial Engineering

Institute of Industrial Engineers
Under Career Center, click on What Do IEs Do.

Materials Engineering

ASM International
Click on College & University.

Materials Research Society
Click on Career Central.

Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
Under For the Profession, click on TMS Career Center.

Mechanical Engineering

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Under Topics, click on Career & Education.

Nuclear Engineering

American Nuclear Society
Click on Public Information, then on Teachers and Students.

Nuclear Energy Institute
Click on Careers & Education.

Transportation Engineering

Institute of Transportation Engineers