Our graduates have been highly successful in a variety of aerospace and ocean engineering fields
Employers range from large, multinational corporations to small consulting firms.
Some of our alumni choose to go into related fields such as automotive engineering, structural engineering, environmental engineering, or into professions such as law or medicine.
The department's long history and reputation for excellence have ensured that our graduates are recruited by industry even during difficult economic times.
Among our alumni who enter the work force, most find jobs in the following fields and industries:
Ship building industry
Federal Government Agencies: NASA, U.S. Department of Defense, etc.
Recent surveys* of AOE graduates indicate:* conducted by the Virginia Tech Provost Assessment Office and the Office of Career and Professional Development.