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Insights from Experts

Experts tackle some of the most important questions for students who might be interested in pursuing a career or education in engineering. If you are sure if engineering is right for you, or want to know the best way to get started, you've come to the right place.

Insights from Experts

Think about the world around you: airplanes, automobiles, electricity, cell phones, medications…even a bottle of water – everything man-made has been designed by someone.

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There are opportunities to travel to other countries on projects and even in some cases relocating from your home country to another location where the company you work for is doing business.

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Engineering is dynamic so it needs people who can work across disciplines, with others, and continually adapt to new challenges. Good technical skills are of course also essential.

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There is nothing inherent in engineering that precludes women from enjoying a successful career in the discipline.

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The most important thing to remember about choosing a good university is not choosing the best university in terms of reputation, but rather the best university in terms of the engineering education it will provide to you.

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Ensuring that your degree program is accredited by an internationally recognized body is the best thing you can do if you are planning on transferring your degree to another country to work.

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Understanding what an engineer is and what the profession is about is the first step in answering the question, “Is it right for me?”

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Dreamer. Innovator. Researcher. Problem Solver. Inventor. Creator. All are terms that aptly describe the characteristics of an engineer.

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Anything you want. An engineering degree can provide you with access to any field, any profession, any industry or any career you might be interested in pursuing.

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With engineering being a part of nearly all aspects of today’s modern world, innovative thinkers who can solve problems will always be in demand, regardless of the specific discipline they studied in school.

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Engineering Majors

More than 25 major specialties are recognized in the fields of engineering and engineering technology. Select a degree field from the list below to find out more:

 

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Life of an Engineer

Find out what it takes to be a successful engineering student and professional engineer. A series of profiles will help you understand the challenges and rewards you might face.

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