OPT for SDE role with ECE undergrad

Oct 26, 2019 6 Comments

I'm an undergrad in ECE in the US, and my program shared much of the coursework of a CS major and focused on topics such as operating systems and networking. Would it be considered "directly related to major field of study" if I start OPT in a SDE role for web apps after graduation?

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  • Google Ben Dover.
    If you have a good lawyer, you will be fine even with an arts/literature degree.
    Oct 26, 2019 0
  • Google palacio
    Should be fine.
    Oct 26, 2019 0
  • Apple
    jhetfield

    Apple

    BIO
    Ok
    jhetfieldmore
    Yes
    Oct 26, 2019 0
  • Northwestern Mutual OUQN34
    Yes, it is directly related
    Oct 26, 2019 0
  • Amazon ahole
    It depends of the degree. There are ECE departments as someone mentioned Berkeley. But they offer BS/MS/PhD in CS or EE and so on.

    Rare to see BS/Ms in ECE but exists. In that case you should be fine.
    Oct 26, 2019 0
  • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
    Why not? Lots of the most brilliant SWEs are of EE/ECE background. You know Berkeley has both EECS (engineering) and CS (L&S) majors, right?
    Oct 26, 2019 0

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