Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

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Career Opportunities in Engineering Physics


Careers are found in a myriad industries and fields, particularly in the high tech industries, consulting and start-up companies. About half of the graduates go on to pursue M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees in Physics or Engineering at top-ranked institutions in North America and abroad.

Here is a list of some of the companies and graduate schools that have hired or admitted our graduates in the past 10 years:

Industries


  • Astra Advanced Ceramics
  • AECL
  • Aeroacoustics Engineering Ltd.
  • Almax Industries
  • Amerada Hess Ltd.
  • Angus Environmental Ltd.
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Atmospheric Environmental Services
  • Avery Dennison
  • B-Con Engineering
  • Bain and Company
  • BC tel
  • Bell Canada
  • Bell Northern Research
  • Booz, Allen and Hamilton
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Brock Telecom
  • Bruce Power
  • CAE Electronics
  • Cambrian Systems
  • Canadair
  • Canadian Hunter Exploration
  • Canadian Microelectronic
  • Candesco Corporation
  • Casero
  • Corp
  • Celestica
  • Chipworks
  • Combustion Engineering
  • Common Data Access Ltd.
  • Coopers and Lybrand
  • Decision Science Applications
  • Defence Research Board
  • Department of National Defense
  • Enbridge Pipelines Inc.
  • Energy Profiles Ltd.
  • Engineering Seismology Group
  • Esso Resources
  • Fluke Electronics
  • Focal Technologies
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Gennum
  • GE Canada
  • GEAC Computers
  • GM of Canada
  • GRB Engineering
  • Hatch Associates
  • IBM
  • ICI Tracerco
  • IMAX Corp
  • Imperial Oil
  • Institute of Ocean Sciences
  • INTEL Corp
  • Intelcan Technosystems
  • Intelliware Development
  • Joint European Taurus
  • Lawrence Livermore Labs
  • Lockhead Martin
  • London Cancer Clinic
  • Lumonics
  • MacDonald Detwiller
  • McQuest Marine
  • MEVEX Corp
  • Microsoft
  • Milltronics
  • Mitel
  • Motorola
  • Muse Research
  • Newbridge Networks
  • Noranda
  • Norpak Corp
  • Northern Telecom
  • Northland Power
  • Nova Corp
  • Novatel Communications
  • NRC
  • National Energy Board
  • Ontario Hydro
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • Ortech International
  • Pacific Institute for Advanced
  • Study
  • Paramax Engineering
  • Paterson Grant and Watson
  • Pratt and Whitney Canada
  • Proctor and Gamble
  • Quanturn Innovations
  • Raytheon Canada
  • RCA Electro-Optics
  • Revolve Technologies
  • Schlumberger International
  • SEL Canada
  • Shell Canada Research
  • SNC Lavalin Nuclear
  • SPAR Aerospace
  • Sparton of Canada Ltd.
  • Thermazone Engineering
  • Trans Canada Pipelines
  • VICO Indonesia
  • WESCO Distribution Canada
  • Wood Gundy

Graduate Schools


  • Brown University
  • California Institute of Technology: Applied Physics
  • Carleton: Aerospace
  • Carnegie Mellon
  • Cornell: Electrical Engineering
  • Dalhousie University
  • Harvard: Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Imperial College (London): Mechanical Engineering
  • Laval University: Laser Optics
  • London School of Economics
  • Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT): Aerospace, Elect. Eng., Physics
  • McGill: Economics, Comp. Sci., Physics, Medical Physics
  • McMaster: Nuclear Energy, Engineering Science, Medical School
  • Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) Aerospace
  • Pennsylvania State
  • Princeton University
  • Queen's: Physics, Mech. Eng., Comp. Sci., MBA
  • Royal Military College: Nuclear Engineering
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Stanford: Electrical Engineering, Physics
  • UC San Diego
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia (UBC): Physics
  • University of Calgary: Mechanical Engineering
  • University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of London
  • University of Miami
  • University of New South Wales (Australia): Physics Education
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Paris
  • University of Regina
  • University of Toronto: Physics, Aerospace, Biophysics, Elect. Eng., Mech Eng.
  • University of Waterloo: Physics
  • University of Western Ontario (UWO): Medical School, Economics
  • Wayne State University: Medical Physics Wisconsin-Madison
  • Yale University
  • York University: Business