Master's Career Outcomes

A master's degree from Duke University open opportunities for success.

Most graduates of our CEE master's programs have gone on to careers at leading engineering, construction, consulting and technology firms, while others have pursued further study at leading academic institutions.

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Where Our Grads Are

Recent Academic Placements:

  • Brown University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Duke University
  • National University of Singapore
  • And others



Recent Industry Employers:

  • Apple
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • China Railway Construction
  • Cisco
  • NOAA
  • Parsons Brinkerhoff
  • Tetra Tech
  • And others


86% of our master's graduates from 2016 who actively pursued employment found employment within six months of graduation.

Duke’s Civil and Environmental Engineering master's programs prepare graduates for a variety of careers in industry.

The programs' Career Services team supports students within each degree in both internship and job search, including major-specific resources, career management skills, building professional relationships, and exploring opportunities with top organizations. 

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Meet our Graduates

Read what a few recent grads have to say about how Duke CEE master's degrees paved the way toward success.


Bryce Dickinson

Bryce Dickinson

Structural Engineer, Dickinson Structural Engineering
Master of Science (MS) - Structural Engineering & Mechanics, 2008


Rachel Fleming

Rachel Fleming

Marketing Specialist, Gilbane Building Company
Master of Engineering (MEng) - Structural, 2013


Rachel Fleming

Doreen Wong

Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
Master of Engineering (MEng), 2014