Shannon Kung

Performance Engineer at Barclays
Biotechnology
Tallahassee, Florida
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Graduated University of Delaware with a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

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Hi Sairam, Read through the below resources to get a start on learning more about genetic engineering. https://www.yourgenome.org/facts/what-is-genetic-engineering http://agbiosafety.unl.edu/basic_genetics.shtml...

Active Oct 23 '17 at 15:10
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Hi Kaylynn, Some quick research online resulted in these resources An example from a college giving an overview as well as example of what students majoring in nuerobiology did after graduating...

Active Oct 23 '17 at 13:59
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Hi Azra, To become an engineer first narrow down which discipline you'd be interested in. Here is a website that gives overview of the different types. Read through them and decide which sounds most interesting to you and your specific strengths. https://typesofengineeringdegrees.org/ From...

Active Oct 23 '17 at 13:50
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Hi Armani, Check out these resources online This is a good overview of Marine Biology science and the job outlook https://swfsc.noaa.gov/textblock.aspx?id=54 Indeed is a good online job board. Try narrowing down the search by your location and reading job descriptions and requirements of a...

Active Oct 23 '17 at 13:42
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Hi John, To find a career there several general guidelines to meet. Do your best in school in terms of grades as well as extracurricular activities. Build up your resume and have it reviewed for content as well as formatting by professionals that you trust. Having a professional looking resume...

Active Oct 11 '17 at 11:16
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Hi Haley, To find a career there several general guidelines to meet. Do your best in school in terms of grades as well as extracurricular activities. Build up your resume and have it reviewed for content as well as formatting by professionals that you trust. Having a professional looking...

Active Oct 11 '17 at 11:11
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Hi Mackayla, Since you asked specifically about economic comfort you can do some research on the website www.glassdoor.com to get a sense of what jobs have what salaries. It is definitely important to have a balanced life. If you work at a job you love but doesn't pay enough then financial...

Active Sep 26 '17 at 10:41
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Hi Bryan, It's great that you're already making a plan for your future. A good engineering school depends on which major in engineering you plan to study. So that should be your first step. Ask your guidance counselors, teachers, family about the different types of engineering to find which one...

Active Sep 26 '17 at 10:07
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Hi Aba, For any job, the job duties will and should come first. But if you're looking for a job that also allows you to have some extra study time while also meeting your job responsibilities then you should check out positions at your college's computer labs, gyms, or other facilities. Campus...

Active Sep 26 '17 at 10:00
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Hi Kanika, College can be difficult and so can Engineering, but that doesn't mean it's TOO difficult. Otherwise there wouldn't be many Computer Engineers that graduated and work in the field. It just takes hard work. To build on other answers, take all of the Computer science classes that...

Active Aug 24 '17 at 11:56
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Hi Ajith, To add on to the previous answer. Take advantage of any software or computer science classes/clubs that your school may offer. If you do choose the college route also then invest some time in picking several colleges that you would be interested in. One way to do this is by checking...

Active Aug 24 '17 at 11:29
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Hi Tyler, Seems like your question was asked a while ago, but if you were still looking some recommendations I did some research on colleges that have Orthotic programs. Invest some time to research each of those colleges to see which ones you are most interested in....

Active Aug 24 '17 at 11:15
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Hi Diahvyon, For finding which universities are strong at which majors a good resource is the USNews Best college rankings. They are a trustworthy and popular research tool. Here's the link for Undergraduate Biomedical programs which also offer a Doctorate since plan on being a doctor....

Active Aug 14 '17 at 12:52
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Hi Mirna, US News has a trustworthy college ranking list for colleges and majors. They ranked Rice University in Texas as 7th for Biomedical Engineering in all US universities. https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rice-3604/overall-rankings Here are the rankings of UTSA and Texas A&M -...

Active Aug 14 '17 at 12:39
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Hi Shefali, Both chemical engineering and computer science have plenty of job demand during and after college. To gain a better understanding of what would work best for you check out online job boards to understand what's out there in what locations, what types of jobs are available, and what...

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