Among the college Class of 2017, engineering majors continue to hold the top places on the list of highest-paid majors, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Winter 2017 Salary Survey.
- Biomedical engineering graduates earned an average 2017 starting salary of $67,250.
- Chemical engineering graduates earned an average 2017 starting salary of $68,445.
Source: NACE Winter 2017 Salary Survey Executive Summary. Data represent job functions for which the most data were reported; all data are for bachelor’s degree candidates.
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Peer-to-Peer Career Express
12:00 - 2:00 PM; Hood House 201
Looking to get involved with major related clubs/organizations?
See the following opportunities:
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
There is an active student section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in the department. Each year a program of invited speakers, softball games, and field trips is organized by the student officers. All students are encouraged to join AIChE as student members and membership is free.
- Real-world experience with internships at sponsor companies
- Eligibility for more than $50,000 worth of scholarships and awards given annually to chemical engineering students who are members
- Familiarity with interactive tools used by industry in the AIChE eLibrary powered by Knovel
- Free membership in up to two divisions or forums, from environmental to nuclear engineering to sustainability
- Up to the minute information on industrial practice with fully-searchable access to CEP Magazine online
- Job search and career management services to get your professional life underway and to keep it moving in the right direction
- The support of a national network of fellow students and professionals.
- and more...
Students also participate in Guppy Night in October and compete in the Chem-E-Car competition.
Please contact faculty advisor, Prof. Nan Yi at Nan.Yi@unh.edu or student Co-Presidents, Tom Gende and Rohit Voruganti, for more information.
International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE)
Students interested in the bioengineering option or in a career in the biotech industry should consider becoming a member of ISPE. ISPE is the world's largest not-for-profit society serving pharmaceutical science and manufacturing professionals.
Please contact faculty advisor, Prof. Kang Wu at Kang.Wu@unh.edu or student president, Colin Graham for more information.