Career opportunities

Our graduates land jobs many different fields. Civil Engineering alumna Elodie Forest is a Design Engineer at RJC Engineers, a firm specializing in structural engineering, restoration, building science and parking planning.

Our graduates land jobs many different fields. Civil Engineering alumna Elodie Forest is a Design Engineer at RJC Engineers, a firm specializing in structural engineering, restoration, building science and parking planning.

Cambria Logan might have never been to space, but her years of hard work helped send the Curiosity Rover on a successful mission to Mars (she is seen here tests on the sampling system of the rover in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory). Photo: Matt Horner.

Cambria Logan might have never been to space, but her years of hard work helped send the Curiosity Rover on a successful mission to Mars (she is seen here tests on the sampling system of the rover in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory). Photo: Matt Horner.

Co-op gives you the opportunity to step into the workforce with over a year's worth of experience and valuable contacts in the field. Victoria has a vivid tech and start-up scene with companies like StarFish Medical, where alumni Martin Kellinghusen currently works as an engineer.

Co-op gives you the opportunity to step into the workforce with over a year's worth of experience and valuable contacts in the field. Victoria has a vivid tech and start-up scene with companies like StarFish Medical, where alumni Martin Kellinghusen currently works as an engineer.

UVic engineering grads Cass Hussmann, Michael Pearson, Graeme Ramsay and Simon Moffatt (L-R) are helping Rocket Lab make orbital rockets. Photo: Kieran Fanning.

UVic engineering grads Cass Hussmann, Michael Pearson, Graeme Ramsay and Simon Moffatt (L-R) are helping Rocket Lab make orbital rockets. Photo: Kieran Fanning.

Many of our alumni find work in companies like Pretio Interactive, a Victoria tech start-up created through UVic's Entrepreneurial Engineering Master’s Program. Photo: Joshua Lawrence.

Many of our alumni find work in companies like Pretio Interactive, a Victoria tech start-up created through UVic's Entrepreneurial Engineering Master’s Program. Photo: Joshua Lawrence.

Careers in engineering and computer science

Engineers and computer scientists are problem-solvers and innovators. They’re in every field from technology, telecommunications, healthcare, sustainable development and more.

With amazing job prospects, our graduates are in high demand. Victoria boasts a vivid tech scene with exciting co-op placement opportunities to kick-start your career.

What can you do with an engineering or computer science degree?

Your degree can take you to more places than you think! Select your program to see some career options and find out what some of our graduates are up to.

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