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Energy engineering and construction

Energy, engineering and construction graduates can be found in a wide range of professions.

The national annual report 'what do graduates do?' shows you what graduates from Engineering and Building Management subjects went on to do.

Graduates from Energy, engineering and construction may be interested in a range of engineering jobs including being an Energy Engineer. However there are lots of other possibilities as about 60% of graduate jobs are open to graduates from any discipline, so graduates can also be found in other contexts such as social care and business and administration. There is a database of graduate jobs on the prospects website where you can look up different kinds of jobs and find out about entry requirements, pay scales, training and where to find work.  

Also on the prospects site is a range of information sheets for different subject areas outlining potential career options related to those subject areas. The following information sheets may be particularly interesting to graduates from energy, engineering and construction:

The Sector Skills councils provide information relevant to particular career areas:

  • Careers in Chemical and Pharmaceutical, Oil, Gas, Nuclear, Petroleum and Polymers industries are outlined on the COGENT website
  • Careers in Building Services Engineering are outlined on the Summit Skills website
  • Careers in Construction are outlined on the Construction Skills Council website
  • Careers in Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies are outlined on the SEMTA website

Graduate profiles

If you're wondering what other people did after graduating from courses in the Energy, Engineering and Construction studies, why not look at our graduate profiles?