To read more about this topic:
Lichtenstein, G. and colleagues. (2009). An engineering major does not (necessarily) an engineer make: Career decision-making among undergraduate engineering majors. Journal of Engineering Education, 98(3), 227-234. http://www.jee.org/2009/july/3.pdf
Larkin, J. E., LaPort, K. A., & Pines, H. A. (2007). Job choice and career relevance for today's college students. Journal of Employment Counseling, 44(2), 86-94.
Gall, K., Knight, D. W., Carlson, L. E., & Sullivan, J. F. (2003, Oct). Making the grade with students: The case for accessibility
Journal of Engineering Education, 92, 337-343.