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


  • 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


  • 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.


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 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 (, or visit their web site
  3. Our contact for the Career Center is David McMahon, Engineering Career Services Coordinator (979-845-5139)