Computer engineers bridge the virtual and physical world. With expertise in electronics, digital systems, algorithms, operating systems, cybersecurity and much more, computer engineers are in high demand in our increasingly digital world.


What is Computer Engineering?

Computer engineering joins digital hardware and computer science to create advanced computer systems and leading-edge software. Learn more about what electrical engineering is.

Fast Facts

95% Employment rate 5 years after graduation

98% Degree completion rate

$65,000 Average starting salary

70% of jobs secured by career services are in the ECE field

Career Possibilities

Where will your degree take you? Learn more about what a future in computer engineering can look like.

  • Artificial intelligence software
  • Aerospace software
  • Ambient intelligence
  • Autonomous systems and control
  • Banking Automation Systems
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business systems consultant
  • Chip architect
  • Computer architecture
  • Computer vision and optical processing
  • Cryptography and cyber security
  • Communications networks
  • Data compression
  • Database engineering
  • Deep Learning
  • Electronic commerce
  • Financial technology
  • Game development
  • Health analytics
  • Internet of Things
  • Information Systems
  • Machine learning
  • Medical informatics
  • Mechatronics
  • Natural language processing
  • Network security
  • Robotics
  • Software engineering
  • Software evolution
  • Internships

    Looking to get a head start on your career? The Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP) gives students the opportunity to take a full-time, paid 12–16-month internship. Apply your skills to the workplace and gain on-the-job experience as you work with one of our many industry partners.

    Learn more about internships

  • Career Services

    Queen's Career services provides in-person and online career support to all students. The Engineering Corporate Relations Department enhances career development and work-integrated learning opportunities for engineering students. They offer a dedicated point of contact within Smith Engineering at Queen's for industry partners looking to recruit Smith Engineering talent.

    Learn more about Career Services

Shayla's Computer Engineering Internship Experience

Hear from Shayla Klinger about her experience working full-time as an intern at IFS Aerospace.

Research and Graduate Opportunities