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
  • Brown and Caldwell
  • CDM Smith
  • Cisco
  • NOAA
  • Parsons Brinkerhoff
  • Tetra Tech
  • And others


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

Our Master's 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.

2017 Outcomes

100% of our master's graduates from December 2017, May 2018, and September 2018 found employment or pursued further education within six months of graduation.


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Meet our Graduates

Liz Neeley

Elizabeth Neeley

Consultant, Advisory Services Sector, WSP
Master of Engineering (MEng)
Civil Engineering, 2015

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

Doreen Wong

Doreen Wong

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