Career Opportunities

Join a global movement toward safety.

The demand for fire protection engineers continues to grow, providing nearly unlimited career opportunities for WPI FPE graduates. Well-paying jobs abound in business, government, and industry, including consulting engineering firms, the petrochemical industry, the entertainment industry, insurance companies, federal agencies, healthcare facilities, code enforcement agencies, and many other areas. The number of career opportunities consistently exceeds the number of engineers available. In fact, the unemployment rate of WPI FPE grads today is little more than zero.

Our graduates can be found working as consultants, at fire protection equipment manufacturers, in government, the insurance industry, research laboratories, professional societies, fire departments, municipalities, and many other organizations. Their jobs have taken them from the South Pole, to Alaskan pipelines, to Disney World, and beyond. In short, fire protection engineers at WPI are leading a global movement to design a safer planet.

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WPI Relationships

100% of WPI FPE graduates find work, thanks in part to our longstanding relationships with employers around the world.

Current Job Postings

Learn about job opportunities available to FPE graduates today with these online resources.