About Us

Where do our grads work after NIU?

One of the key considerations in any educational decision is how well do graduates obtain employment after graduation. Our gradates are readily accepted in regional and national industries.

Our graduates work for the following sample of companies:

  • Motorola
  • Ingersol Milling and Cutting Tool
  • AON and Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • GM, Ford, and Chrysler – and Subsidiaries
  • Underwriters Labs
  • UPS
  • Wrigley (the chewing gum people)
  • Seimens Electronics
  • IBM
  • McHugh and Kenny Construction Companies
  • Woodward
  • Boeing
  • Northrop-Gruman
  • GE
  • Hamilton Sundstrand
  • ComEd (Exelon)
  • Caterpillar
  • Deere and Company
  • MORE >>

In addition:

  • Our graduates receive excellent starting salaries: $50,000 - $70,000
  • Employers return to the Department to hire additional employees – which speaks volumes for the student abilities. 
  • Most graduates receive multiple offers
  • Many students have employment the semester before graduation (6 months!)