Becoming All You Can Be As a Mechanical Engineer


It is often noted that the best graduates emerging from mechanical engineering schools normally get the best jobs, decent pay and good diversity when it comes to job prospects. But how do you become the cream of the crop? Becoming the best in the field is what many graduates aim to be, and you might [...]

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About Engineering Scholarships for Women


If you are looking for engineering scholarships and you are a woman, then there are plenty of opportunities available at your disposal. Being a woman interested in the field of engineering is great, especially if you want to get into aerospace. There is a lot of funding and money available in the form of scholarships. [...]

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Engineering Professions and Employment Opportunities


Despite what you probably think, only 12 percent of engineers are employed by the government. More than 50% of those working for the government are employed by the DOD, DoT, Agricultural Department, Interior Department and Energy Department. Many are also employed by NASA. The State and Local Government engineers tend to work for highway and [...]

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An Introduction to Automotive Engineering


A previous article titled “what do mechanical engineers do” touched on the sub-discipline of automotive engineering briefly, since this field is part of the wider scope of mechanical engineering. We will now take a closer, and more detailed look at the automotive discipline, what the job prospects are like, and what the work entails. Introduction [...]

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What Is Job Security Like for an Electrical Engineer?


The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the third largest specialty in the engineering field is Electric/Electronics. The first is mechanical engineering, but it’s not really a specialty since practically everyone can do it. It’s projected that over the next decade or so the demand for electrical engineers will increase by 11% or more. The [...]

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Taking Your Engineering Qualifications Freelance


An engineering degree virtually guarantees you some sort of job with great benefits. Or at least it did in the last few decades. It’s not certain that it will continue to be that way, but the flexibility of the many different areas of engineering provides you ample opportunity to refine your craft as an engineer [...]

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About Online Programs & College Credits


Thinking about going back to school to get your mechanical engineering degree? Perhaps you might not have the time because you’re working full-time or you might not have the financial resources to do so. But here’s an alternative option for you – online classes via community schools and university colleges. In the event that you’re [...]

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