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Should I switch from Mech E to Architectural Engineering?

I am currently a sophomore in Mechanical Engineering, but I find myself more interested in Architectural Engineering. Some people have told me that Architectural Engineering is more narrow as a field and that it's not worth switching into, but I'm not sure what to do. Should I change my major?...

#career #engineering #job #architectural-engineering #architecture #mechanical-engineering #college #technology #engineer

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Posted by Lily A.’s Avatar Lily A.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering First off, what you've been told is correct. In most architectural ...

What work values were important to you in determining your career in Sound Engineer?

I am wanting to know how you came to the decision on your career choice of sound engineer? #sound-engineer #engineer...

#career-choice

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Active Nov 15 at 09:49 PM

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Posted by Abelardo B.’s Avatar Abelardo B.

What steps did you take to become a Nanosystem Engineer?

I am currently enrolled at Fred G. Acosta Job Corps and will be going into Electrical Wiring as the trade to be trained in. Do you think this would be a good place to start? #electrical-engineering #engineer #engineering #electrical #electrician #nano...

#nanosytems

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Active Dec 07 at 08:47 PM

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Ben Gruber | Analytics and Growth @ Eventbrite From a friend who has a Masters in Nanoengineering."Electrical wiring would ...

What are some helpful tips that can lead me to picking a career that is best for me?

I'm a junior in high school and I'm still undecided on what I want to do for the future. I'm most interested in medicine or engineering. I have considered becoming a Psychiatrist or a Dermatologist, but I also would like to be a Chemical Engineer. I just don't know what would be the right...

#help #lost #medicine #engineering #college #answer #engineer

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Active Nov 28 at 05:54 PM

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Posted by Johana M.’s Avatar Johana M.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering This is an easy one. First, there are tests called "personality ...

How to Structure and Write a great Statement of Purpose for Graduate School?

Hi, I am a mechanical engineering senior interested in applying for grad school for next fall. I understand that schools want a statement of purpose/essay detailing why I want to apply for the program, my interests, my experience, etc. I'm interested in design and manufacturing engineering and...

#designengineering #mechanicalengineering #manufacturingengineering #programming #engineering #electricalengineering #computerengineering #graduatelevel #graduate-school #college #civil-engineering #highereducation #design #additivemanufacturing #engineer

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Active Nov 14 at 01:45 AM

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Posted by Melvin S.’s Avatar Melvin S.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering First thing you should do it put an outline together. And ...

Are there any engineering/programming jobs that use Arduino?

As a rising mechanical engineering graduate with an interest in programming, I want to know if there's any jobs out there that seriously focus on Arduino, or any kind of mechanical engineering jobs that use any programming languages at all. Thanks! #engineer #engineering #programming #career...

#mechanicalengineer #arduino #python #electricalengineering #computerengineering #controlsystems #computer #mechatronics #computer-science #technology #mechanicalengineering

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Active Dec 05 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Melvin S.’s Avatar Melvin S.
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Bonnie Allen | Assoc. Director Technology Please investigate Udacity...they offer relevant online Nanodegrees (6-12 month commitment) using ...
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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist I don’t know specifically, but in school you’ll have to estimate ...
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Douglas Lemmo, P.E. | Consultant, Owner at Power Generation Consulting Services Hi Brett,No, I would not recommend that you take general courses ...
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Realize that biomedical engineering covers an enormous range of knowledge areas. ...
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering You have to understand that engineering is the general science of ...
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering There are basically two sets of criteria we used in my ...

What is the most rewarding part of being an engineer?

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Active Nov 16 at 03:07 PM

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Posted by Katelyn S.’s Avatar Katelyn S.
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Douglas Lemmo, P.E. | Consultant, Owner at Power Generation Consulting Services Hi,Mark's answer above is excellent. Problem solving is also what I ...

Is taking a communications class necessary to excelling as an engineer in the work force?

I have to choose between taking or testing out of an oral communications class. Should I do it? #engineering #engineer #mechanical-engineering #robotics...

#chemical-engineering

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Active Oct 08 at 01:47 PM

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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering There is something I tell students immediately before launching into a ...

What colleges offer baseball and engineering in the midwest?

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Active Nov 27 at 09:25 PM

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Posted by Angelique F.’s Avatar Angelique F.
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Amelia Eginton | Associate Business Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Great Question! There are many schools that offer Baseball and engineering ...

What are the strains put on you as an aerospace engineer?

I'm an 8th grade student going back and forth between a biomechanical engineer and an aerospace engineer, and I'm leaning more on the aerospace side. After looking through the different job requirements and such, the deciding factor for me will be what the strains are for each job....

#aeronautics #mechanical #aerospace-engineering #aerospace #engineer

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Active Sep 05 at 05:56 PM

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Posted by Samuel S.’s Avatar Samuel S.

IT engineer.

How much does it pay. #IT #engineering...

#engineer

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Active Sep 05 at 01:09 AM

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Posted by Devon L.’s Avatar Devon L.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Money is not everything, One should seek a career that brings ...

Is electrical engineering as hands on as I think it is?

Hello, I am an aspiring electrical engineer and I want to do EE because I enjoy it. My main concern is that electrical engineering jobs aren't hands on. I have heard from multiple people that the majority of the jobs are just sitting at a desk all day. Also, is EE in Boston viable? To...

#boston #engineering #job #electrical-engineering #engineer

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Active Sep 10 at 08:58 PM

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Posted by Alex R.’s Avatar Alex R.
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Douglas Lemmo, P.E. | Consultant, Owner at Power Generation Consulting Services Hi Alex,From your question, I can't tell if you are already ...

How to study in College?

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Active Sep 05 at 09:42 PM

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Norma Martinez | Sr. Analyst - Force Austin, There are numerous ways to study here are some that ...

I am pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. What can I do to make myself more marketable to automobile manufacturers?

Are there certain college courses that I should take or job experiences that I should have before I graduate college? #engineer...

#automotive

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Active Sep 05 at 06:20 PM

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Posted by Floyd H.’s Avatar Floyd H.
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Douglas Lemmo, P.E. | Consultant, Owner at Power Generation Consulting Services Hi Floyd,Automobile Manufacturing is such a broad field it is tough ...

Should I attempt to get a co-op with an aerospace company or just a summer internship??

I am just thinking of how I can pay for school and also gain practical knowledge in the field that I want to go into. #summer-internship #internship #aerospace...

#engineer

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Active Sep 08 at 07:37 PM

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Posted by Mitchell Z.’s Avatar Mitchell Z.
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Clay Gaddy | Senior Specialist - Technical Consulting Engineer at AT&T In my opinion, if you are able to get a co-op ...

What is the best part about being an aerospace engineer to you? Also in your opinion what is the best option to specialize in?

I am just wondering what current AEs think about their job. Also which companies are great to work for. #aerospace...

#engineer

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Active Aug 25 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Mitchell Z.’s Avatar Mitchell Z.

Is microsoft excel an important skill for an aerospace engineer

I am a freshman studying aerospace engineering and was just wondering what the relevance of this skill is in the real world and workplace. #aerospace #engineer...

#engineering

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Active Nov 16 at 03:19 PM

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Posted by Shaheer M.’s Avatar Shaheer M.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It is important to get to know yourself better to see ...

Good Manufacturing Engineering Schools

Hey guys, I just wanted to know what graduate schools out there are good for manufacturing engineering? I'm a mechanical engineering student and right now I'm looking at Rutgers, NJIT, and Rowan University but I'm not sure what's good for manufacturing. Thanks! #manufacturing...

#industrialengineer #industrialengineering #3dprinting #manufacturingengineering #additivemanufacturing #engineering #cnc #engineer #engineeringstudent #mechanicalengineering

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Active Nov 27 at 10:59 PM

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Posted by Melvin S.’s Avatar Melvin S.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It really does matter where you go to school. The important ...

I want to major in engineering. If I minored in writing would it be too much?

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Active Dec 05 at 06:12 PM

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Posted by Trinity M.’s Avatar Trinity M.
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Oukan Fan | Software Engineer It would be a great idea to have yourself exposed to ...

How much biology is required in environmental engineering?

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Active Aug 13 at 11:56 PM

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Posted by Layna A.’s Avatar Layna A.
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DAVID WEBER | ATKINS If you take a high school biology and later in college ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Finding an internship is among the important things that you want ...

Are there jobs for aerospace engineering everywhere?

I want to be an aerospace engineer but I don’t want to have to live in one or two specific places to find a job. Will I be able to find a job anywhere? #jobs #job-search...

#engineer

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Active Jul 26 at 12:18 PM

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Posted by Madeline B.’s Avatar Madeline B.

Is mechanical engineering a good major?

Things you can consider for this specific question... Are there many job opportunities in mechanical engineering? Is there a lot of room for growth in the field of mechanical engineering? If you majored in mechanical engineering, are you happy with your choice of major? I'm a...

#mechanical-engineering #engineering #college-major #engineer

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Active Jul 31 at 06:42 AM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Gerardo Facio | HBA Tech Expert It is an excellent major to graduate in. Your doors of ...

How did you decide to be in your specific feild as an engineer?

I know there are many options in being an engineer however i'm one of those people that are still confused on what i'll want to major in. I don't have a clear mind on what I want to be. #engineer...

#confused

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Active Jul 22 at 12:40 AM

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Posted by Juan G.’s Avatar Juan G.
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Drew Peake, PE, DEE, DFE, CIH, CSP | Forensic Engineer: Health, Safety, Environment Engineering is a great profession. Your first two years will be ...

What was your motivation to be an Engineer?

Many people say it was the hand on work however is there something deeper than that, that brought you upon to pursue this field. #engineer...

#technology

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Active Jul 21 at 01:37 AM

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Posted by Juan G.’s Avatar Juan G.
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Rich Woynicz | Sr. Enterprise Architect - engineering technology to drive ... I have been motivated by knowing how things work - on ...

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