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MIT’s transportation students go on to positions in industry, government, and academia (see list below)—most with help from on-campus recruiting, career fairs, and MIT’s career services offices. The Institute provides students with personalized counseling on searching for jobs and landing positions.

To start your search, visit the Global Education and Career Development Center website, then set up an appointment with the appropriate specialist through CareerBridge. MIT Sloan students should contact their Career Development Office.

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Career outcomes

MIT students are doing great work throughout the transportation world; here’s a snapshot of just some of the places they’ve ended up:

Industry

  • Acciona Energy
  • Airline Intelligence Systems
  • Arup: Transportation Consulting Group
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Boeing
  • Bombardier
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Chevron
  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Cummins
  • Ernst & Young: Transport and Infrastructure Advisory Unit
  • Exxon Mobile
  • FedEx
  • Fisker Automotive
  • Ford
  • General Dynamics
  • General Electric
  • Hess Corporation
  • Honda
  • IBI Group
  • IBM
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Jacobs Vehicle Systems
  • Jet Blue
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Lufthansa
  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
  • McMahon Associates, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC)
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • San Francisco County Transportation Authority
  • Shell
  • Spirit Aerosystems
  • St. Louis Metro
  • Traffic Technologies, Inc.
  • TransLink
  • UK Bus
  • United Airlines
  • Volkswagen
  • XL Hybrids

Government

  • Bipartisan Policy Center
  • Federal Transit Administration
  • US Department of Housing & Urban Development
  • US Department of Transportation
  • US Environmental Protection Agency
  • US Military: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy
  • Volpe National Transportation System Center

Academia

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Daniel Webster College
  • Dartmouth College
  • Harvard University
  • Masdar Institute
  • MIT
  • McGill University
  • National Technical University of Athens
  • New York University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Stevens Institute
  • Universidad de los Andes
  • University of Arizona
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Michigan
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute