Explore Your Career Options

Students often share with us that while they’re interested in studying engineering, they’re unsure which majors and careers are the best fit for them. We’re here to help. Our goal is to provide you with the facts and resources you need to research engineering disciplines as you make a decision about which to choose as your major and gain an understanding of typical career paths of engineers within your chosen major/field.

Kevin Scott

"My advisor at UVA always reminded me to 'work harder,' which meant to clearly understand what it was that I was trying to accomplish, and to make sure that I was objectively prioritizing the effort it was going to take to accomplish those goals."

Kevin Scott, former UVA Computer Science Ph.D. student, now Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft Corp.