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How much remote work is possible as an Electrical Engineer?

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I am a sophomore Electrical Engineering student, I'm sure this varies depending on the branch of EE, but how much remote work is possible working as an EE? Furthermore which type of EE's usually have the most option for remote work?

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The amount of remote work that you will be able to perform will depend on the job content and organization you will be able to join. The ability to manage virtual tools and effective communication and creating a healthy network will be critical on the success of your role. Today's virtual tools allow to interact with people, process and systems. Rosa Lebron Ortiz
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Andrew’s Answer

It depends on your specialty and the company you work for. Circuit designers for computer chips can be pretty much remote all the time. Likewise an manufacturing engineer for those chips can also do so because the fab that makes them are remote. On the other hand if you work in a local manufacturing facility to put things together you would need to be on site all the time. If you work in research and development for a new product, the nature of work probably allow you to work remotely sometimes, but the company you work for may not allow that.
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Peter’s Answer

You are correct for having the feeling that the answer depends on which branch of Electrical Engineering you pursue! If your school has a Software Engineering or Computer Engineering track within Electrical Engineering, then that will lead you to plenty of remote work opportunities. I'm speaking from personal experience as an Electrical and Computer Engineering student who has a current software engineering internship. I think that entry-level remote opportunities may be more difficult to find in other fields/specialties.
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Ramniklal’s Answer

It really depends on the type of work and the project. I worked as an Electrical Engineering designing communication hardware so I need to have access to labs, some heavy duty simulation and CAD software, and sometimes subject matter experts, so I had to be in the office quite a bit. If you are designing or supporting some basic electrical products/solutions, you may be able to pull off quite a bit of work from home. I hope this helps.
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Kollengode S’s Answer

In the initial years and straight from college, working Remote may not be the best choice. Working in a lab setting you will have opportunities to work with senior managers, your colleagues from other related disciplines, and most importantly, work with technicians and operators from who you can learn a lot.
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