Occupational opportunities

Second cycle degree in Energy Engineering

The engineers with the Second-Cycle Degree in Energy Engineering will find employment, with managerial and coordination functions, in public institutes and private companies that deal with the generation and distribution of energy and fuels, in engineering consulting offices dealing with civil and industrial energy plants or environmental impact assessments, in manufacturing companies that require the professional position of the energy manager or, in any case, a competence in the energy sector, in the territorial agencies (regions, provinces, municipalities).
Employment outlook:
Designer in industrial companies manufacturing plants and components for the utilization of heat and cold, or for energy conversion (pumps, turbines, internal combustion engines, boilers, heat exchangers, heating and cooling systems, heat pumps, electrical equipment, etc.) , in the research & development, production or sales departments.
Designer in consulting engineering offices for civil and industrial plants (hydraulic, thermal, electrical) or for environmental impact assessments. The engineer will be able to deal with: plant design, testing, regulatory compliance, energy in building etc.
Responsible for the conservation and rational use of energy in: a) Energy generation and distribution companies (electricity, natural gas, oil products, industrial and civil heating and refrigeration), b) Municipal agencies and industrial companies with self-generation and significant energy consumption (Energy manager), c) Companies active in the field of energy from renewable sources (solar systems, wind power plants, biomass plants).
Alternatively, the graduate will have access to research Ph.D. courses. Among these, the Ph.D. Course in Industrial Engineering, curriculum Energy Engineering, is a preferred position.
Data from ALMA LAUREA in November 2016:
Three years after graduation, the employment rate of students of the Second-Cycle Degree in Energy Engineering is 100%. Three years after graduation, 94.4% of graduates has a job, 5.6% is enrolled in a Ph.D. course or a Second-Level Short Specialization course.
One year after graduation, the employment rate is 94.3%.