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Industrial Engineering

What is Industrial Engineering? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU School of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

What is Industrial Engineering?

According to the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at OSU, "Industrial Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers use their knowledge and skills to improve systematic processes. This includes statistical analysis, interpersonal communication, design, planning, quality control, operations management, computer simulation, and problem solving."

Related Careers

Artificial Intelligence Designer Industrial Engineer Professor
Civil Engineer Industrial Psychologist Project Manager
Construction Engineer Inventory Control Manager Qualtiy Assurance Specialist
Consultant Manufacturing Engineer Quality Engineer
Consulting Analyst Materials Engineer Researcher
Cost Estimator Mathematician Safety Manager
Engineering Economics Analyst Mechanical Engineer Sales Engineer
Engineering Manager Nuclear Engineer Schedule/Planning Engineer
Ergonomist Operational Analyst Surveyor
Facility Designer Operations Researcher Textile Scientist
Forest Engineer Process Engineer Transportation Systems Specialist

Related Skills

Ability to Improve Processes & Operations Creativity People Skills
Background in Engineering Principles, Computer Systems, Mathematics & Design Independent Problem Solving Skills
Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Organization Skills Team Player

Job & Internship Search Links

USAJobs.gov - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Occupations by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

ElectricalEngineer.com - Lists professional positions for electrical engineers, although positions in related disciplines are listed too.

MechanicalEngineer.com - Lists professional position nationwide in the field of mechanical engineering, with links to corporations hiring mechanical engineers.

CivilEngineeringJobs.com - Lists professional positions for civil engineers nationwide, with resources and links of potential interest to civil engineers.

Construction.com - Provides resources, news, and links to jobs in construction and architecture.

Engineering Central - Lists professional positions nationwide for both entry level and experienced engineers and computer professionals.

Industrial Engineering Jobs

Boeing Industrial Engineer Jobs

Industrial Engineer Jobs

Engineering Central

Engineering.com Jobs

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook -  The following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Explore Careers in Engineering

Industrial Engineering Resources

What do Engineering Majors Study?

Professional Association Links

Society of Women Engineers

Institute of Industrial Engineers

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

National Society of Professional Engineers

Association for Manufacturing Excellence

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Miscellaneous Links

Industrial Engineering Magazines

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