Career pathways and internships


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CAREER PATHWAYS

Industrial and operations engineers analyze data to design better systems and build solutions for humans, machines and processes. Our graduates are in high demand and making a positive impact across the globe in business, energy, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, robotics, aerospace, transportation and more.

SALARIES

U-M Bachelor’s average salary
entry-level
(2021-22)
U-M Master’s average salary
entry-level
(2021-22)
$85,271$102,900

U-M IOE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT
EMPLOYMENT FACTS

  • 95% of U-M IOE students participated in an internship, co-op, or both.
  • About 50% of U-M IOE students received multiple job offers.
  • The top three reasons U-M IOE students choose their new employer are:
    • Opportunity for personal growth
    • Good employee benefits
    • Friendly co-workers
  • Top five industries that our graduates go into:
    • 1. Consulting
    • 2. Finance
    • 3. Healthcare
    • 4. Automotive
    • 5. Computing & analytics
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LEARN MORE ABOUT COMPANIES THAT PARTNER WITH U-M IOE

CAREER RESOURCES

Check out the Engineering Career Resource Center (ECRC) for upcoming career fairs and workshops to help with your internship and job search.