Career Questions tagged Industrial Engineering

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Alexandra C. Jun 20, 2018

Is industrial engineering a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#college-major #industrial-engineering #engineering

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Melvin S. Feb 13, 2018

How can I become a manufacturing engineer with a mechanical engineering degree?

Hi, I'm currently a junior level mechanical engineering student with an interest in manufacturing because I've been reading a few magazines about it (Automation World, Pro Food World, etc if anyone's familiar) but I'm still trying to figure out the skills and education that I need for the...

#mechanical-or-industrial-engineering #manufacturing #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering #manufacturing-engineering

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Britney Y. Nov 15, 2017

Introverts in Engineering?

I'm curious about whether which engineering majors require more presenting and talking to large groups in both college/university and the real world. I just heard that mechanical has a lot of presenting ideas and would like to know about the other engineering majors. #engineering...

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

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Jayashankar M. Apr 29, 2016

What are things I have to do to become a perfect Engineer?

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Ty'ron T. Aug 31, 2017

What is the most successful route to become a engineer ?

I want to become an engineer to help construct and building things. What is a strategy or best way to get there? I am a little familiar with things people built around me. What is the most directive way to get there? #mechanical-engineering...

#industrial-engineering

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Darrian B. May 18, 2017

How did failing a class in college affect your career decision?

I have recently just finished my first year of college. I am currently an Industrial Engineering major and i have failed calculus 2. At the moment, i am feeling very disappointed in myself and am considering switching majors. I know that is is my fault that I did not put in the necessary time...

#personal-development #career-details #career-counseling #college #industrial-engineering #failure #academic-advising #engineering

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Spencer N. May 19, 2016

What would be a good major for someone who is really good at fixing machines big or small yet they aren't really good with math?

I've naturally had the skill of repairing things and i always carry tools with me and I've become really good at fixing things, at my job i work in a arcade (Chuck e Cheese) and i fix the games there. But i'm not too good with math and i'll need to improve it but what Major in engineering would...

#personal-development #mechanical-or-industrial-engineering #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering #engineering

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Tharles D. Jan 11, 2017
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Coleen D. Jul 25, 2017

Is being a girl somehow a factor for consideration when taking a degree in industrial engineering?

What Im trying to really know here is if it has any major or minor effects for a girl like other engineering tracks #futureie #girls-education #industrial-engineering...

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karthik N. May 10, 2016

Can someone tell me more about engineering?

i completed my 8th std. [P.S. This question was edited by a site admin for grammar and clarity.] #engineering #mechanical-engineering #software-engineering...

#industrial-engineering

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jonathan N. May 04, 2016

What are good engineer jobs?

I like math and I here that engineer require math. I also like to build things. #engineering #mechanical-engineering #math #software-engineering...

#industrial-engineering

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Tharles D. Feb 20, 2017

How do you see meritocracy inside a company?

I am searching for an interniship, but I am seeing that sometimes people get a job easier when there is someone inside the conpany that rely on them, that has been indicated by someone else. But is it a problem for meritrocacy? I say, a person that does not have someone inside the company to...

#civil-engineering #administration #industrial-engineering #management #executive-office #business

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Tharles D. Feb 20, 2017

How do you see meritocracy inside a company?

I am searching for an interniship, but I am seeing that sometimes people get a job easier when there is someone inside the conpany that rely on them, that has been indicated by someone else. But is it a problem for meritrocacy? I say, a person that does not have someone inside the company to...

#logistics #civil-engineering #supply-chain #energy-engineering #executive-office #energy #industrial-engineering #management

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Tharles D. Jan 12, 2017

How to take advantage of networking? Is it a disadvantage to be an introvert?

As a student I always hear that we need to build up a "nice network", but how can I address my efforts to really take benefit from it? #engineering #management #mechanical-engineering #electrical-engineering...

#industrial-engineering

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Maria A. Oct 31, 2016

What is the daily life of an industrial engineer like?

I am considering the engineering field since I found my calculus and math courses to be interesting. I am not very fond of physics though and am stronger in other sciences (biology and chemistry). I was told about the job of an industrial engineer I would like to know what it is truly like when...

#industrial-engineering #engineering

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Charles C. Oct 31, 2016

What's the likelihood of getting hired by a major company, such as Northrup Grumman, right out of college?

I was curious if they require experience or if they've been known to accept newly graduated students. #computer-software #mechanical-engineering #electrical-engineering #aerospace-engineering...

#industrial-engineering

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Elizabeth S. Oct 30, 2016

What is the most important piece of advice you would give to a future female engineer?

I am very interested in an engineering career and I want to know some great advice for a female in this industry. #engineering #mechanical-engineering #aerospace-engineering #chemical-engineering #industrial-engineering...

#nuclear-engineering

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Elizabeth S. Oct 30, 2016

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...

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

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Allison H. Oct 30, 2016

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...

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

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Allison H. Oct 30, 2016

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...

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

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Hyunkyu L. Oct 29, 2016

For what advice or assistance do fellow engineers turn to you?

I do not have special advice or assistance do fellow engineers turn to me. I want to hear some advice. #computer-software #engineering #mechanical-engineering #software-engineering...

#industrial-engineering

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Hyunkyu L. Oct 29, 2016

Some of the best-engineered ideas are born out of an individual’s ability to challenge, others’ ways of thinking. Tell me about a time when you were successful in do this.

I have many experiences that I overcome my challenges through my individual's ability. I want to know if someone else have same experiences as me. #computer-software #engineering #mechanical-engineering #civil-engineering #software-engineering...

#industrial-engineering

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Cole P. Oct 29, 2016

How would you characterize an average day at your job and how is sustainability integrated into your job as an engineer?

Since the start of my high school career I have dreamed of becoming an engineer. I will thrive to major as an engineer because I know that engineers work to solve global problems such as world hunger, clean water, protecting the environment and improving the quality of everyday life. Now that...

#civil-engineering #software-engineering #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering #english #engineering #engineer

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Diamond B. Oct 28, 2016
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Tyler M. Oct 26, 2016

How did you become an Engineer?

In more detail, I would like to know what degree you were going for and why it interests you, as well as how much scholarship money you received and how you got it. I would also like to know if being an Engineer is worth carrying a bunch of stress. One more thing, if you could redo things in...

#mechanical-engineering #computer-engineering #software-engineering #industrial-engineering #nuclear-engineering #engineering #chemical-engineering #aerospace-engineering

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Lauren S. Oct 25, 2016

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...

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

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Matt W. Oct 23, 2016