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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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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The Many Sub-Disciplines of Mechanical Engineering


Being the person who designs, creates, builds and maintains machinery is what being a Mechanical Engineer is about. It covers a huge range of sub-disciplines. If you’re a skilled Mechanical Engineer you could choose from any of the options you like the best when getting into the field. Most mechanical engineering schools will give you [...]

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