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Department of Technology

Career Opportunities in Industrial Technology:

Graduates have obtained positions in many areas of industry and government such as:

  • Plant Supervisor
  • Facility Manager
  • Control Designer
  • Computer Network Manager
  • Computer Aided Drafting Director
  • Electronic Technologist
  • Distribution Manager
  • Computer Scientist
  • Assistant Manager
  • Tire and Lube Express Technician
  • Energy & Rehab Housing Auditor
  • Biotechnology Consultant
  • Enterprise Systems Administrator
  • Line Supervisor
  • Production Controller
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Process Planner
  • Teacher
  • Help Desk Coordinator
  • Teller
  • Chemical operator
  • IT Client Services Project Assistant
  • Equipment Maintenance Technician

Salary Range:

The average salary exceeds $45,000 and is competitive with most Engineering Technology majors.

Jobs and Internships:

Our graduates have found jobs with the following organizations:

  • Department of Defense
  • Food Lion
  • Southern Guilford Middle School
  • Wyle Information Systems
  • Wachovia
  • Ecoflo Inc.
  • Walmart
  • Choanoke Area Development Association
  • Wet Cutz
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Walmart
  • PharmaSys, Inc.
  • Northrop Grumman

Internship Experiences for Students in Industrial Technology Program

Site of Internship Time of Activity
Hockmeyer Summer, 2004
Information Technology Center Summer, 2005
UNC in Washington Experience Summer, 2005
Texas Tech University Summer. 2007
Texas Tech University Summer, 2007
Texas Tech University Summer, 2007
University of Iowa Summer, 2007
NuCor Steel Company Summer, 2007, 2008
NC Dept. of Transportation Summer, 2007
BMW Manufacturing Company Spring, 2008
Intel Corporation Summer, 2008, 2009
Department of Defense Summer, 2008, 2009
US Coast Guard Summer, 2008

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