Electrical engineers are concerned with electrical devices and systems and with the use of electrical energy. Virtually every industry utilizes electrical engineers, so employment opportunities are extensive. The work of electrical engineers can be seen in the entertainment systems in our homes, in the automobiles we drive, in the computers used by businesses, in numerically-controlled machines used by manufacturing companies, and in the early warning systems used by the federal government to ensure our national security.
As you will see at the IEEE web site, the IEEE is organized into the following 39 technical societies:
Source: Landis, Raymond B. Studying Engineering; A Road Map to a Rewarding Career, Los Angeles: Discovery Press, 2007.