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Explore career paths in engineering consulting

This is a talented industry of doers. It’s one thing to be able to come up with a revolutionary idea, but it’s another to be able to put that idea into practice and make it a reality.

Introduction to careers in engineering consulting

There is so much more to the field of engineering, and an incredible range of specialties you could focus on during your career.

If you’re looking for a role where you can apply your education and skills to projects and products that help drive growth and improve the lives of others, then this is a great place to start.

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Engineering, R&D, manufacturing and science industry overview
As the proof is in the pudding, so the profit is in the product. This is a talented industry of doers.
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Engineering jobs and how they change the world
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The highs and lows of an engineering career
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Engineering, R&D, manufacturing and science industry overview
Engineering, R&D, manufacturing and science industry overview
As the proof is in the pudding, so the profit is in the product. This is a talented industry of doers.
Engineering jobs and how they change the world
Engineering jobs and how they change the world
There are several kinds of engineering jobs out there, and all of them require a different set of skills and experience.…
The highs and lows of an engineering career
The highs and lows of an engineering career
Deciding if engineering is right for you? GradAustralia shares with you the pros and cons for graduates in engineering, …

Career stories

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Engineering consulting career stories


Worley Graduate - Young female professional in black blazer and eyeglasses
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Brittany Donald

Brittany Donald graduated with a Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) from The University of Queensland in 2017 and is now working as a New Energy Consultant at Worley.
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Brittany Donald

Brittany Donald graduated with a Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) from The University of Queensland in 2017 and is now working as a New Energy Consultant at Worley.
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George Fitzpatrick

George Fitzpatrick studied Bachelor in Engineering and Bachelor in Architectural Design at Monash University and is now working as a structural engineer in the Industrial Buildings team at Beca.
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George Fitzpatrick

George Fitzpatrick studied Bachelor in Engineering and Bachelor in Architectural Design at Monash University and is now working as a structural engineer in the Industrial Buildings team at Beca.
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Courtney Elliot

Courtney Elliot had her Master of Professional Engineering at The University of Western Australia and is now a Graduate Engineer at Monadelphous
  • Day in the life

Courtney Elliot

Courtney Elliot had her Master of Professional Engineering at The University of Western Australia and is now a Graduate Engineer at Monadelphous
Worley Graduate - Young female professional in black blazer and eyeglasses
  • Day in the life

Brittany Donald

Brittany Donald graduated with a Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) from The University of Queensland in 2017 and is now working as a New Energy Consultant at Worley.
  • Day in the life

Brittany Donald

Brittany Donald graduated with a Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) from The University of Queensland in 2017 and is now working as a New Energy Consultant at Worley.
graduate-profile-beca-george-fitzpatrick-450x450-2020
  • Day in the life

George Fitzpatrick

George Fitzpatrick studied Bachelor in Engineering and Bachelor in Architectural Design at Monash University and is now working as a structural engineer in the Industrial Buildings team at Beca.
  • Day in the life

George Fitzpatrick

George Fitzpatrick studied Bachelor in Engineering and Bachelor in Architectural Design at Monash University and is now working as a structural engineer in the Industrial Buildings team at Beca.
Courtney Elliot's profile image
  • Day in the life

Courtney Elliot

Courtney Elliot had her Master of Professional Engineering at The University of Western Australia and is now a Graduate Engineer at Monadelphous
  • Day in the life

Courtney Elliot

Courtney Elliot had her Master of Professional Engineering at The University of Western Australia and is now a Graduate Engineer at Monadelphous

Career pathways

This is where the rubber hits the road! Check out if you're inspired by these career pathways in engineering consulting?

Some of them are even recruiting students straight out of secondary school. If you like what you see, why not get in touch to learn more!? These employers would love to hear from you!

Related degrees

So you've decided you might like to pursue engineering consulting further? Check out these related courses!

While further study is no longer always a prerequisite for a career in engineering consulting, some courses can help launch your career to new levels!


Certificate

Develop skills in setting up and maintaining automated equipment and systems with a Certificate IV in Industrial Automation and Control.

Diploma

This program of study is provided for students who intend to embark on a career in the maritime industry as Marine Engineer Officers on commercial vessels.

Bachelor

The Bachelor of Electronic Engineering is a four-year (pass and Honours) course offering specialisations in biomedical, communication, electronic systems and optical engineering.