Engineering & Technology

Engineering and technology industries often intersect and are at the forefront of innovation, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

Both of these industries are critical to economic growth and job creation They require highly skilled workers with a strong interest and understanding of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. These industries will continue to be essential drivers of progress and innovation as society expands their knowledge and finds creative ways to utilize the resources around us.

  • Engineering Industries

    Engineering compasses a wide range of fields, including civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, and aerospace engineering, among others. Engineers use science, mathematics, and creative thinking to design, develop, and improve products, systems, and processes.

    Examples of job functions include:
    1. Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment – Providing documentation, detailed instructions, or visuals to tell others about how devices, parts, or structures are to be fabricated, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
    2.Monitoring Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
    3. Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
    4. Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  • Technology Industries
    Technology industries are constantly evolving and creating pathways for innovative methods to connect with one another. Some new developments in technology are prominent in cloud software, artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual and augmented reality, and digital interface designs.

    Examples of job functions include:
    1. Develop specifications or procedures for website development or maintenance
    2. Conduct research to gain information about products or processes in addition to diagrams or flow charts of system operation.
    3. Evaluate utility of software or hardware technologies and suggest modifications to improve performance.
    4. Design, build, or maintain Web sites by using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.

Check out the 2023-2024 Infographics for Engineering & Technology Industries here!

Featured Articles

163 largest employers of those with H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 work visas

To legally work in the United States, you need to be a U.S. citizen or hold some kind of visa that allows you to work. Some of those without citizens are permanent residents, who are often referred to as green …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

Machine Learning vs. AI: What’s the Difference?

With all the talk about artificial intelligence (AI) taking over the world, you may be wondering what the difference is between all the concepts being tossed around these days: machine learning vs. AI or AI vs. machine learning vs. deep …

Read more

Sidebar

UCLA Alumni Mentors

Explore and connect with UCLA Alumni to help you reach your career and professional goals. Use the UCLA ONE Directory to filter for specific industries and professional experience. Create a profile www.uclaone.com to start connecting with Bruins today.

  • Los Angeles, California
  • R&D Software Engineer Keysight Technologies, Inc.
Connect with Leo >
  • San Mateo, California
  • Sr. Data Scientist Playstation
Connect with Morgan >
  • California
  • Sr Manager Process Engineering
Connect with Samantha >
  • Houston, Texas
  • Lead Petroleum Engineer Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Connect with Tasos >
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Student University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - UCLA Strategic Communications
Connect with Akshyae >
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Software Engineer Binti
Connect with Ahmed >

Zoe Dong

Alumni
  • San Jose, California
  • Solutions Engineer Zoom Video Communications
Connect with Zoe >
  • San Diego, California
  • Systems Engineer Viasat Inc.
Connect with Adam >

Contact & Location

Phone
(310) 206-1915
Address

Strathmore Building
2nd & 3rd Floors
501 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1573

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm