Careers

Starting Salaries

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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CEPS Walk-in Hours 
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays
1:00 - 3:00 PM; Kingsbury W389

Peer-to-Peer Career Express
Fridays
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.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • 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...

BECOME A MEMBER OF AICHE

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.

BECOME A MEMBER OF ISPE

Please contact faculty advisor, Prof. Kang Wu at Kang.Wu@unh.edu or student president, Colin Graham for more information.

For a complete list of interdisciplinary clubs and organizations, CEPS has to offer see the following: 

CEPS Clubs and Organizations