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Jason Durst

Corporate Development & Strategy Director at Dell
Information Technology and Services
Austin, TX
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Jesse A.’s Avatar
Jesse A. Apr 25, 2016 659 views

What exactly is engineering?

Kids in class are interested in learning more about this career....


Jesse A.’s Avatar
Jesse A. Apr 25, 2016 671 views

What does it take to succeed in engineering?

Kids in class are interested in learning more about this...

Zachary R.’s Avatar
Zachary R. May 13, 2016 1063 views

What are the best schools for mechanical engineering?

I would like to be some sort of engineer after college, but I especially want to be a mechanical engineer. #engineering...


Alon A.’s Avatar
Alon A. May 14, 2016 876 views

What is the engineering field in the largest demand today?

Perspective Engineering student...


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Jon S. May 16, 2016 475 views

To what degree should I expect advanced calculus to be used in mechanical engineering positions? Along those lines, which engineering specialities are the most math intensive?

I am a USC music school alumni that is going back to USC for the Viterbi School of Engineering. I would like to work in the space industry, specifically on the manned mission to Mars. #engineering...


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Arshad A. May 17, 2016 773 views

Is it true that companies favor engineering degree holders with work experience over fresh graduates? What can I do to convince them if I don't have the work experience?

As a fresh graduate with a bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, I have a tough time finding an entry level job. Most companies are looking for BE holders with at least 2-5 years of work experience in their respective fields. However as a fresh graduate I do not have much technical work...

#engineering #career

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Madison M. May 17, 2016 451 views

What can I do now, as a high school senior, to help me get more involved in the engineering world?

I plan on majoring in mathematics next year, but I am very interested in engineering. The college I will be attending does not have a major in engineering, so I am curious to see if math can get me to engineering in graduate school. #engineering #mathematics...


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Cristian G. May 23, 2016 842 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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Siddharth S. May 25, 2016 406 views

What is the best preparation for business?

I question the value of majoring in undergrad business when some people tell me that a strong foundation or work experience is more important. What is truly the best path to becoming a successful businessman or...

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a Z. Jul 08, 2016 1090 views

Would it be wise to take AP Calculus to pursue a career in Information Technology?

Hi, I just became a senior in high school and have plans to pursue a career in IT security. I have a choice to take AP Calculus this year. My other options are Business Math or Statistics. Would Calculus be a helpful course to prepare for an IT career? I know it is not a mandatory course to...

#information-security #information-technology #computer-security #it-security #cyber-security #it-management

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Timothy O. Jul 09, 2016 673 views

What strategies do you find useful which help with getting more work/tasks done, even when you lack motivation?

I am a high school student and with this approaching school year, I want to be diligent and perseveringly studious with my coursework. However, in the past, I have found it difficult to keep going or even start important tasks for which I lack the motivation to do. I was wondering what...

#motivation #marketing #career #college

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Ryan C. Oct 25, 2016 467 views

What career choice is most broad when it comes to the amount of avenues possible to take?

I am interested in pursuing a career that I won't get bored with overtime... Something that I can potentially change and stay excited about. #business...