Job Placement

All graduates have received offers and are employed by one of the following:

  • Industrial distributors
  • Manufacturers
  • Consulting firms
  • Third-party providers
  • Military and
  • Other employers

ID Careers include:

  • Sales Engineering
  • Sales Management
  • Logistics and Operations
  • Consulting
  • Branch Management
  • Marketing and Procurement

Companies that Recruit ID students:

Electrical Industry:

  • Schneider Electric
  • Rockw ell Automation
  • GE (Supply and Logistics)
  • Square D
  • Hill Country Electric
  • Eaton

Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare:

  • McKesson
  • Cardinal Health
  • Eli Lilly

Electronics:

  • TTI, Inc
  • TI
  • Avnet Electronics
  • Arrow Electronics
  • Rohm Electronics
  • Maxim
  • Dell

Oil and Gas:

  • BP
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Shell
  • Chevron
  • KBR/Halliburton
  • Energy Alloys
  • Fluor
  • Wilson

Fluid Power:

  • Womack Machine Supply
  • DXP
  • Sunsource
  • Hydraquip Corporation

Plumbing/HVAC:

  • LCR-M/Moore Supply
  • Trane
  • Tom’s Mechanical

Building Materials:

  • Bradco Supply
  • ISC Building Materials
  • Shelter Distribution

Average Starting Salary: $52,000
Salary Range: $32,000-$70,000
Average Number of Job Offers: 3

“Texas A&M ID graduates have a two-year head start on all other graduates.” -Paul Andrews, CEO, TTI.

Industry

There are several options we can offer you and your company for recruiting our students for employment or internships:

  1. Our undergraduate academic advisor has a great network set up between industry and our students. You can forward a job description to idisadvising@entc.tamu.edu and we can send it via our listserv to the students. We can also host you in our Conference Room to conduct a day of interviews.
  2. Our student organization, PAID (Professional Association for Industrial Distribution) not only provides a Resume Review of upcoming graduates to industry (available in CD format); but they also host Career Fairs each semester. You may contact their faculty advisor, Dr. Ismail Capar ( capar@tamu.edu), or visit their web site http://paid.tamu.edu.
  3. Our contact for the Career Center is David McMahon, Engineering Career Services Coordinator (979-845-5139)