Where Students Go

The job opportunities for ECE graduates are limitless. Electrical engineers are improving television and satellite transmissions, helping the military detect unexploded bombs, helping us understand how marine mammals communicate, developing gigapixel cameras, and making cochlear implants for deaf persons more effective in interpreting sound. Computer engineers can specialize in digital systems, computer operating systems, networks, software, and hardware.

Some places our recent graduates have gone:

Graduate & Professional Schools:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • UT Austin


  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Clark Construction
  • Gamechanger
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Red Hat
  • Yahoo!

Area of employment for 2014 ECE grads entering the workforce:

Stories About Our Alumni

April 30, 2013
Two Duke engineering faculty have been named as the inaugural recipients of the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. Professorships.
November 15, 2011
On November 4, Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering unveiled a new awards wall honoring the 23 alumni and faculty who have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering to date. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer.
May 04, 2010
Normally when Duke students think of Study Abroad, Pratt is not the first thought that comes to mind. Finishing all of those engineering credits and studying a semester in a different country? As difficult as it may seem, Sabrina Liao, a junior undergraduate electrical engineering major from...