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Careers In Engineering

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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The Careers in Engineering Study Brief is a quick career primer for individuals currently exploring career entry and advancement options in the field of engineering. Students interested in engineering who are investigating career options, technicians planning for career advancement or a career change, or anyone curious about filling a key role in a versatile and rewarding field can find the answers to their questions in this short guide. Careers inn Engineering provides a comprehensive overview of the engineering profession and quick-reference facts helpful in evaluating career potential and suitability, including median pay, necessary skills and experience, and the prospective job outlook in today's market. Also described are reasons to choose a career in engineering and detailed descriptions of various types of engineers, including those who specialize in many different fields and industries including: aerospace, agricultural, biological, biomedical, genetic, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, material science, mechanical and nuclear. What it takes to become an engineering technologist or engineering technician, skilled professionals who are in demand for practical applied engineering work in research and development (R&D), construction, sales, inspection, repair and maintenance is also discussed. Required skills and typical duties of an engineer are spelled out along with education and training requirements, including information on available courses, degree programs, license certification and exams. An up-to-date snapshot of reference statistics on employment trends and average earnings for engineers is provided.

Topics Covered:

  • Reasons to Choose a Career in Engineering
  • Types of Engineering Careers/Disciplines
  • Education and Training Requirements
  • Engineering Technology
  • Accreditation
  • Certification/Licensing
  • Further Education
  • Employment and Earnings

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