Career Questions tagged Electrical Engineering

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markarius N. Oct 31, 2016 366 views

What different kinds of majors are actually inside of "Electrical engineering"?

I was wondering this, because when I'm applying to colleges and they ask my major I type in electrical engineering and several options come up. I think it would be helpful to find out exactly what each one entails. #college #engineering #college-major #college-admissions...


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Jaime L. Oct 31, 2016 425 views

When figuring out a way in creating/fixing something in college is it best to work with a partner or to work alone?

I tend to work best alone but i would like to know weather it is best to work with a partner in college or if it doesn't really matter. #computer-science #engineering #mechanical-engineering...


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Jacob D. Oct 30, 2016 632 views

What are some career fields for electrical engineers?

I enjoy the electrical aspects of engineering such as circuitry and microelectronics. I enjoy home-automation, IOT, and robotics. However, I really do not want to end up being an electrician (not that there is anything that wrong with that; it's just not my thing). So, what are some other...

#career-choice #college #engineering #electronics #career-counseling #electrical-engineering #career #automation

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Jacob D. Oct 30, 2016 611 views

Do many of the required engineering courses for different engineering majors overlap?

I know that I want to major in engineering, but I am currently uncertain as to what specific major I want. If I get into college and decide to change my major from one field of engineering to another, how well do the classes overlap? Do I really have to know what specific field I want to go...

#computer-engineering #college #engineering #biomedical-engineering #electrical-engineering #computer-science #materials-science #mechanical-engineering

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Elizabeth S. Oct 30, 2016 534 views

What is the best way to figure out which kind of engineering to go into?

I know I want to pursue a career in engineering, I'm just not sure which one is right for me and don't know the best ways to figure out which one I'd be most successful in. #engineering #mechanical-engineering #civil-engineering #electrical-engineering #aerospace-engineering...

#nuclear-engineering #industrial-engineering #chemical-engineering

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Allison H. Oct 30, 2016 4133 views

What are the most difficult classes that engineering students are required to take?

I hear that the required classes for an engineering degree are rigorous. I have a calculus class right now, and I am doing fine, but how much harder are the classes in college compared to high school? And, what advice should I take with me prior to going to college in order to pursue an...

#electrical-engineering #engineering #chemical-engineering #civil-engineering #industrial-engineering #engineer #mechanical-engineering

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Allison H. Oct 30, 2016 779 views

What is a good way to find out as to which engineering pathway I want to go into?

I am a high school student, and I tend to do well in math and science classes. I enjoy them as well, so I am considering going to college for an engineering degree, but there are so many types of engineering! What is a good way to get exposure to many of the different pathways so that I have a...

#computer-engineering #software-engineering #engineering #civil-engineering #electrical-engineering #chemical-engineering #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering

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Christopher L. Oct 30, 2016 305 views

What are some differences between the life of a material scientist and electrical engineer in industry versus research?

I am interested in Materials Science + Electrical Engineer joint major, but I'm not sure if it is an interest strong enough to pursue that major. I mean, it is fascinating, but I am unsure whether I would do industry, or research, or only focus on electrical engineering as a profession....

#electrical-engineering #engineering #materials-science

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Jake R. Oct 29, 2016 2210 views

How does an Electrical Engineer work on cars?

What is the typical job/daily routine of a Electrical Engineer working at an automotive company such as Tesla? What kind of experience would be required in order to prosper in this specific field of study and work? Is this an attainable goal? #electrical-engineering #cars...


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Ese B. Oct 29, 2016 506 views

As someone interested in building biomedical devices which would be better doing a major in Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering?

I have wanted to be build medical devices in children's hospitals since I was 11 and as time has gone o my interest has expanded from initial just being fascinated in circuitry and wanting to focus on that side of medical devices to also having a love for coding. I know that I want to minor in...

#computer-science #biomedical-engineering #electrical-engineering #engineering

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Danish F. Oct 27, 2016 1105 views

How much Math does really play into being a robotics engineer?

I love the engineering field, but I am not good at any of the math part that comes into play. I know that I am only in Highschool, and the fact being that my mindset of math is just to plug and play formulas. I don't want to think about it, just get it done. If I was to become a robotics...

#robotics-engineer #electrical-engineering #robotics

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Joshua G. Oct 26, 2016 514 views

What activities were you involved in college that you think helped you get your first job after college?

I am looking at going into Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and I have found there to be many different research projects or school clubs/events that I could join and wondering which would be the most beneficial. #engineering #electrical-engineering...


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Will S. Oct 25, 2016 657 views

Should I get a bachelor, double major, or masters?

To stay competitive in the work force and earn a high salary, which route should I take regarding my degree. I had three options: 1. Get a bachelor's in Computer Engineering and either do an internship or a co-op during college. 2. I major in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering or...

#computer-engineering #electrical-engineering #computer-science

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Lauren S. Oct 25, 2016 646 views

What are the most challenging things in trying to engineer new products or technologies?

I am a freshman in high school; thus, I have a little while to think about my possible career paths. I have always wanted to go into the medical field until recently, when engineering caught my eye. I always see companies coming up with the newest technologies that can do extraordinary things...

#computer-engineering #software-engineering #engineering #civil-engineering #electrical-engineering #chemical-engineering #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering

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menghai T. Oct 25, 2016 630 views

Electrical Engineering

I like engineering mostly electricity(soldering/building real circuit boards), however I hate coding what should I do? #engineering...


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Julian A. Oct 24, 2016 582 views

Is it possible to tackle more than one engineering major at once?

I want to be an engineer both mechanical and electrical and I want to know if I can tackle both at once. #computer-science #computer-software #engineering #mechanical-engineering #electrical-engineering...


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Alyssa S. Oct 23, 2016 537 views

Where in the United States are the top companies for aerospace engineer?

Google searches are very subjective by the companies all claiming to be the best. Any real employee can show me the truth. #engineering #electrical-engineering...


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Samuel M. Oct 21, 2016 527 views

What are all the different areas to engineering, and how do I know which one is for me?

I feel like I want to go into an engineering field, I'm just not sure which one is the right one for me. I have practice in mechanical engineering through my Project Lead The Way classes, along with electrical and aerospace (albeit very minimal) through a physics class. So how do I know which...

#aerospace-engineering #engineering #civil-engineering #electrical-engineering #chemical-engineering #stem #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering

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Samuel M. Oct 21, 2016 4243 views

What is it like to be an electrical engineer?

With college right around the corner, I would like to know what it really is like to do this job. I'm trying to decide if this is the career I really would like to pursue. I know some about electricity already and I like the way it all goes in patterns. But I would just like to know if this is...

#physics #engineering #electrical-engineering #stem #mathematics

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Noemi S. Oct 20, 2016 477 views

When looking into careers in Engineering, how should I determine what exact kind of engineering I want to study? Such as civil, chemical, and/or mechanical?

I am very intrigued with achieving a major in engineering, but I am not sure in what exact expertise I am interested in and would like to hear multiple perspectives on this matter. #mechanical-engineering #civil-engineering #electrical-engineering #industrial-engineering #women...


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Brittany P. Oct 20, 2016 431 views

Would I be looked down upon for majoring in physics rather than engineering?

My school was visited by a recruiter for a college, but they only have Physics. I know this school would fit me well, and it would be relatively inexpensive, but I don't want to not be hired due to my major being physics rather than a specific type of engineering. #engineering #college-major...

#physics #electrical-engineering

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Amanda B. Oct 20, 2016 587 views

When and how do I do engineering internships.

I know I am supposed to do them in college if I want a good job, but I don't know how to get one, when to get one, or what I need to look for in one. Please help!! #engineering #mechanical-engineering...


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Chandler C. Oct 19, 2016 311 views

As a biomedical Engieer, what new innovation in research is taking palce today that will impact the quality of life for someone with disabilities?

I would like to be a biomedical engineer. I designed a prototype prosthetic arm this summer. Besides the obvious, arms, legs, etc are there any new research for other types of medical disabilities. Are there any machines to detect cancer early? #mechanical-engineering #research...

#electrical-engineering #biomedical

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Savannah L. Oct 19, 2016 375 views

How often do Electrical Engineers with a Bachelors degree attempt to return to school to acheive a higher degree?

If I am able to see how often Electrical Engineers return to college, I can understand the competition in the career field. It would also help me to plan ahead to consider a higher degree. #engineering...


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Savannah L. Oct 19, 2016 379 views

How is electrical engineering used in a community setting such as a school, local gym or even a grocery store?

I would like to know how my profession will benefit all types of people or business in a community. This is because I want to ensure that my career consists of me improving of changing lives of people directly or even indirectly to create a better world....


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Diana M. Aug 13, 2016 361 views

Stereoscopic Ciruit

is it possible to build a circuit that will only have one potentiometer to control the volume of two speakers with the following materials ... LM386 Operation Amplifier, 10K POTENTIOMETER, SPEAKER (2), Headphone Jack (1), Arduino Uno Microcontroller, Resistors (no specific value), and...

#arduino #electrical-engineering #engineering

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Diana M. Aug 10, 2016 542 views

Robotics Engineering

Many times i have looked and worked with FRC robots at school and thought i like all the aspects of making a robots. I believe i want to be a robotics engineer, but what do i need ? What is the difference between a robotics engineer and a double major in electrical and mechanical engineers? Are...

#university #double-major #electrical-engineering #robotics #mechanical-engineering

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Diana M. Aug 07, 2016 521 views

CalTech-Dream School

My dream school is CalTech i want to become a robotics or electrical engineer. Im an incoming Junior what are some tips to begin preparing or some things that i should look out for? #university #electrical-engineering #university-applications #robotics-engineer...