Career Questions tagged Engineer

An Engineer involves the combination of science and math that lead to design or making something. From structural engineer to biomedical engineer, there are many associated career paths. For more...

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Stephen O. May 24, 2016 586 views

If I would like to research in a particular engineering profession, which engineering field should I study in?

I am senior in High School and I have this passion to dig deeper into the problems of now. I like to think about problems and find new ways of understanding them. So I think it does not matter which field of engineering, but if I were to choose it would be Electrical engineering. #science...

#electrical-engineer #engineer

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Gerardo G. May 24, 2016 318 views

Under what circumstances should a civil engineer use bridge bearings? Why are they so indispensable?

This might be one of the most intriguing questions that I have ever had about my career. Every day I pass by enormous bridges and I can't think but visualize how bridges can withstand great amounts of forces. Essentially, a bridge bearing is a component of a bridge that provides a resting...

#engineering #engineer #civil-engineering #bridge #college

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Fenndher H. May 24, 2016 853 views

what AP classes would be most beneficial to take in High School for an Engineering Major?

I am a Junior in high school and I am debating on what AP classes I should take next year (my sophomore year). I am Currently debating on taking AP Chemistry or AP Physics. Which would be more Beneficial for an Engineering Major. Thank You #engineering #engineer #high-school-classes...


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Cat H. May 24, 2016 464 views

Hobbies and Career? Or Hobbies vs Career?

I love music and I am an accomplished instrument performer, awarded at state competitions. I also like to run, I've been doing track and field for many years. However, none of these passions are part of my career goals. At college I will study physics and engineering. Can anyone share...

#scientist #music #engineer

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jesus L. May 24, 2016 462 views

My question is, how and where can I get a job like this?

Im asking this question because I want to know where I can get a job like this. #engineer #computer...


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jesus L. May 24, 2016 522 views

How much do I get paid for working as a computer software engineer?

If I ever get a job as a Computer software engineer In want to know how much i want to get paid. #engineer #computer...


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jasmyn B. May 23, 2016 786 views

Is it hard to find a job if you got a degree in Materials Engineering?

I want to become a Materials Engineer after graduating college. #engineer #graduate #women-in-engineering...


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AJITH K. May 23, 2016 339 views


i am completed my 12th.i am intrested in mechanical engeeniering. #engineer...


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Ashok S. May 23, 2016 372 views

Can one can get scholarship in European, American and Asian University without ILETS, TOEFL, SAT in engineering sector?

I have completed my 12th grade recently and I am searching for the opportunity to read in scholarship. #engineering #engineer #professor...


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Cristian G. May 23, 2016 1490 views

Does age affect your chances of getting hired or not and if so, what can i do about it?

Im a chemical engineering student in my senior year. My major requires a lot of units and time, therefore, when i graduate I'm going to be 23. It seems that companies want someone older because they may be more responsible. That is why i want to know if age does matter and what can i do about....

#job #engineering #engineer #hire #interviews #age

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Cristian G. May 23, 2016 762 views

Do men get paid more in engineering than woman and if so, why is that?

Im a chemical engineering student in my senior year and my sister also wants to become an engineer so that she may have good paying job, but it requires a lot of sacrifice. Is it worth it for woman to become engineers even though they don't get paid as much as men? #college #engineering...

#job #engineer

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Cristian G. May 23, 2016 444 views

Do Latinos have a less chance of getting a job?

Im a chemical engineering student in my senior year. Also, I'm a Mexican living in southern California. It seems that in most white collar professions are dominated by white people. No offense intended. But, does being latino lower the chances of you getting hired? #engineer #job #hire...

#applying #latino

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Cristian G. May 23, 2016 583 views

When getting/applying for a job, does being good-looking help you on getting hired?

I'm a chemical engineering student in my senior year. In engineering, most guys in engineering don't really care about their appearance but they are definitely very intelligent. Aside from surviving the classes, I'm very physically active and i like to dress very clean. I want to know if all of...

#job #engineer #exercise #interviews #hire #fitness #applying

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Andy V. May 22, 2016 677 views

How useful is a degree in Computer Science?

I have been told that Computer Science is a good major in today's society. The thing is I am not exactly sure what you would do with a computer science degree. What would your career be exactly? What can you choose from? What's the difference between Computer science and engineer? #science...

#engineer #computer

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Andy V. May 22, 2016 535 views

What degree is better to have?

I am having a hard time deciding what to major in right now. I am being recommended to major in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineer, or Computer Science. Though I am being recommended these, I am not entirely sure what they do and what is most useful right now in today's world. So what do...

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

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Vlad V. May 21, 2016 604 views

How does a student interested in engineering find a shadow position?

I'm a dual credit high-school/college student looking to major in electrical engineering. I am not 90% that this would be the best card for me to play, so I'm attempting to figure out if I am suited to go into this field. All of my academic scores, personality tests, and interests seem to...

#electrical-engineer #work-shadowing #engineer #career-choice

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Lisa P. May 21, 2016 546 views

What type of things do aerospace engineers do?

I'm a current high school student interested in engineering. I was curious about the types of things aerospace engineers do. Is it mostly Computer Aided Design? Do you visit launch sites? Do you oversee construction of things or do you work behind the scenes designing components on a computer?...

#aerospace #engineer #aerospace-engineering

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Lisa P. May 21, 2016 804 views

ACROSS ALL FIELDS Why do you love your job?

Many people hate their jobs, almost everyone longs for weekends, I get that. But what got you into your profession in the first place? What did you study in college and how did that effect your career? And why do you love your job? Is it working with people? Being creative? The high pay? All...

#fashion #architecture #programmer #finance #engineer #design #doctor #teacher

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Chloe H. May 21, 2016 367 views

What do environmental engineers do?

I'm considering this as a major, but I'd have to go to a college I'm not necessarily excited about. If I don't like this career, then I'd be able to go to the college of my choice. #engineer...


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Chantel L. May 20, 2016 533 views

How does your college choice affect the pay rate in your career field?

I am enrolling at the University of Georgia for Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering in the fall. I am asking to get more insight on whether attending graduate school at a more prestigious university is a waste of time and money. #business #engineer...


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Javonte S. May 20, 2016 481 views

Are engineers the same as game designers?

I was told that engineers solve problems, and I don't know the difference between that and a game designer. #engineer...


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Carlie R. May 20, 2016 535 views

How do I create an amazing company like DEKA?

I would someday like to own a company that does independent research. #business #engineer #entrepreneurship #research #biomedical-engineering...


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Carlie R. May 20, 2016 366 views

What kind of companies ask for biomedical engineers, and what would be their tasks there?

After college, how would you go about finding work for this field? Would you settle with the medicinal side, the engineering side, or an actual BME job? Is the only opportunity for a BME worker at a large corporate company? #engineer #biomedical-engineering #entrepreneur...


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Carlie R. May 20, 2016 635 views

How do you find inspiration for your next project?

I want to go into biomedical engineering, and I am more on the biology/medicine side of it. I want to do research and invent products that can help others. How does one first think of an incredible idea??? #engineer #research #biomedical-engineering #biomedical-engineer...


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Ariana S. May 19, 2016 546 views

Physics or engineering?

I have been accepted to a four year college for Physics but am thinking about switching my major to engineering since there are more job opportunities as an engineer. Is this a good course of action or should I stick with what I'm passionate about - Physics? #engineer...


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Xavier M. May 19, 2016 503 views

How often in the real world does you major apply to your actual job? and How does a major limit the type of jobs you can have?

Many times I have met people with a major in one thing but they end up getting hired to do the complete opposite ad don't understand how they qualify for that job. #engineer...


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Xavier M. May 19, 2016 902 views

For a person with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, how long does it take to find a job in the current job market? and how smooth is the transition form college life to this job setting?

I am currently a high school senior at Boca Raton Community High School, and have been accepted at Florida Atlantic University and I hope to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering. #engineer...


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Deepak N. May 19, 2016 383 views

If I take up Physics, chemistry, mathematics and Biology, what are the available options to become an Engineer?

What are various opportunities available if I take up the above mentioned combination in my Pre university. #engineer...


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charu S. May 19, 2016 502 views

I am charu of class 12th.tell me how can i become a software engineer

because i am studying in maths with computer science in my higher secondary...


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DaQuana N. May 19, 2016 2983 views

What is the most versatile engineering degree?

I am a Mechanical & Energy Engineering major. #engineering...