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MATERIALS ENGINEERING

Materials engineers design, develop, fabricate, and evaluate materials for use in engineering applications. They address the science and technology of producing materials – including metals, ceramics, plastics, semiconductors, and composites – that have properties and shapes suitable for practical application in aerospace, transportation, electronics, energy conversion, biomedical systems, and sustainability.

Auburn Department of Materials Engineering
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SAMPLE JOB TITLES

  • Associate Engineer
  • Corporate Quality Engineer
  • Developmental Engineer
  • General Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • Software Quality Assurance Tester
  • Textile Engineer
  • Validation Engineer
Sample job titles based on 2019-20 and 2020-21 Materials Engineering graduates responses to the Auburn University First Destination Survey.

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RECRUITING COMPANIES

TOP HIRING EMPLOYERS
Hiring 2 or more graduates in 2020-2021

  • Arclin
  • U.S. Army
  • Invitae
  • U.S. Air Force
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