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Industrial and Engineering Systems

Engineering Class

The most successful students who move into careers related to Industrial and Engineering Systems have spent part of their education getting to know the careers through internships and job shadows.

- Oregon Department of Education

What is the Industrial and Engineering Systems Career Cluster?

Industrial and Engineering Systems Career Learning Area relates to the technologies used to design, develop, install, operate, maintain, and upgrade physical systems. Some examples include engineering and related design technologies, mechanical systems, manufacturing technologies, precision production, construction, electrical systems, and electronics and information technologies. Academic and technological knowledge and skills are used to design, build, inspect, deliver, maintain, and repair aircraft, automobiles, buildings, computer equipment, roads, bridges, and manufacturing machinery. Learn how to pursue education and training in industrial and engineering systems on the Oregon Department of Education's Industrial and Engineering Systems page

The Oregon Department of Education's Career Learning Areas are six broad groupings of instructional areas, comprised of related careers, which provide context for academic, technical, and career learning. Learn more at

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