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Professional & Trade Associations

International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) - with a helpful "What is Systems Engineering?" overview and answering the question "What Do Systems Engineers Do?" on their Careers page.

International Society of Automation - a global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities.  Visit their careers overview section for more information.

IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Society - provides a global professional home for engineers working in the electronic systems domain.  AESS Complex Systems cover the space, air, ocean and ground environments, including hardware, software, integration and many other aspects of the Engineering job.

IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society -  Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are those utilizing synergistic technologies and systems engineering concepts to develop and improve transportation systems of all kinds.  The ITS Society advances the theoretical, experimental, and operational aspects of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies as applied to ITS.   The Society is interested in theoretical, experimental and operational aspects of electrical and electronics engineering and information technologies as applied to ITS, defined as those systems utilizing synergistic technologies and systems engineering concepts to develop and improve transportation systems of all kinds.

IEEE Power & Energy Society - provides the world's largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry, for developing standards that guide the development and construction of equipment and systems, and for educating members of the industry and the general public.  Includes Professional Development and Careers sections.  Interested students may also wish to review the IEEE Smart Grid pages.

Useful Links

Graduating Engineer's Overview of Systems Engineering Careers

IEEE-USA Today's Engineer Online article on careers in Systems Engineering

Lockheed Martin's overview of Systems Engineering careers

Systems Engineering opportunities at Sandia National Laboratories

LinkedIn Industry Directory with thousands of organization pages, including subcategories in Aviation and Aerospace,  Automotive, Defense And Space, Industrial Automation, Information Technology And Services, Financial Services, Logistics And Supply Chain, Transportation/Trucking/Railroad and many other possible industries of interest to Systems Engineers (most organization pages with careers and/or jobs sections) - consider "Follow"ing organizations of interest (please note, you must have a LinkedIn account to view).

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