Where Students Go

Mechanical engineers work in fields ranging from energy to robotics, construction to transportation, automotives to aerospace. They are playing a key role in efforts to develop nano-sized machines and ultimately enable industrial-scale nanomanufacturing.

Your Duke Engineering degree puts you on the path to career achievement. Pratt was ranked the No. 3 Best School for Engineering Majors by Salary Potential – $75,100 median pay with 0-5 years of work experience  – by Payscale.com.

Some places our recent graduates have gone:

Graduate & Professional Schools

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
  • University of Michigan


  • Accenture
  • Applied Predictive Technologies
  • Boeing
  • ExxonMobil
  • GE Aviation
  • General Motors
  • Honda
  • J.P. Morgan
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Tesla Motors

After-graduation plans for 2016 ME seniors

Bar Graph - After-graduation plans for ME Seniors

Area of employment for 2016 ME grads entering the workforce

Bar Graph - Area of Employment for ME Graduates