What can I do with my INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY degree?


Employers of Industrial Technology Majors

  • Hospitals

  • Retail Organizations

  • Public Utility Companies

  • Construction Companies

  • Manufacturing Industries

  • Engineering Firms

  • Industrial Design Consulting Firms

  • Government Agencies

  • Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Industrial Sales Companies


Related Occupations for Industrial Technology Majors

Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.

Consultant

Project Supervisor or Manager

Cost Estimator

Quality Assurance Technician

Drafter

Quality Control Technician

Electronics Technician

Robotics Technician

Industrial Automated Systems

Safety Coordinator

Industrial Designer

Safety Engineer

Materials & Processes

Safety Supervisor

Operations Manager

Sales Representative

Operator

Site Supervisor

Personnel Manager

Technician

Planner

Time Study Analyst

Production Manager

Vocational Teaching

 

 

Preparing for a Job in Industrial Technology


  1. Obtain good computer, communication and organizational skills.

  2. Pursue an internship, co-op, or field placement.

  3. Obtain math skills.

  4. Develop analytical skills.

  5. Attend trade shows for updates on new technology.

  6. Obtain safety certification if offered at university.

  7. For design firms need creativity, imagination, and knowledge of CAD.

 

 

Links for Industrial Technology Majors

  • Engineering Net

  • Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers Career Choices for Chemical Engineers

  • Biomedical Engineering Society

  • PhDs.org

  • American Society of Civil Engineers

  • American Academy of Environmental Engineers

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Society for Materials Engineering International

  • The Materials Science & Engineering Career Resource Center

  • American Nuclear Society

  • The Institute of Industrial Engineers

  • American Society of Agricultural Engineers

  • Society of Women Engineers

  • Engineers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Aerospace Engineers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Chemical Engineers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Civil Engineers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Electrical Engineers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Industrial Engineers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Mechanical Engineers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Nuclear Engineers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook


Contact Information

Department of Industrial Technology
Anzalone Hall Room 110-1
Tel: 985-549-2189
golda.barrilleaux@southeastern.edu