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Graduates are well prepared to work with systems that involve the generation, transmission or utilization of energy. Career opportunities are increasing for graduates in industry, government and non-government organizations. Graduates may also choose to start their own energy enterprise or pursue graduate studies.

Careers in energy systems engineering

  • Designing and researching innovative environmentally friendly systems for energy conversion, pollution control devices, energy storage or energy use;
  • Designing, building and monitoring Ontario’s electrical grid;
  • Designing, building, operating and maintaining energy facilities such as hydro dams, wind farms, solar stations or other local grid generation methods; and
  • Managing the energy supply and demand of a city or province.