Careers and employability

Rewarding careers

Electrical Engineering placement

Looking to stand out from the crowd and secure that all-important graduate job in an increasingly competitive job market? Your degree from the University of Leeds and the wider experience you’ll gain while you’re studying here will help you to do just that. 

Top 10 most targeted by leading employers

Latest High Fliers Research (2020)

96% of our recent graduates are employed in a professional or managerial role or in further study within six months of graduating (latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17). Recent graduates have secured positions including:

  • Test Engineer, Bombardier Transportation
  • Instrument Engineer, BP
  • Graduate Network Engineer, BT
  • Senior Project Engineer, Instrumentel Ltd
  • High Volume Engineering Product Engineer, Intel Technology Malaysia
  • Renewable Energy Engineer, Kawar Energy
  • Graduate Electrical Engineer, Mott MacDonald
  • Application Engineer, Omron Electronics
  • Control System Engineer, Siemens
  • Graduate Software Engineer, Simulation Systems LTD
  • Graduate Electrical Engineer, Tata Steel Europe

Read our alumni profiles to find out more about where our students are working.