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Careers in Engineering, 2nd Ed.,9780071390415

Careers in Engineering, 2nd Ed.

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 9/17/2002
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
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Summary

Expert guidance on exploring and choosing a professional career Ideal for college-bound students or anyone thinking about making a career change, the VGM Professional Careers series offers all the information career seekers need to explore and choose a profession and then narrow it down to a job that suits them. Each book details the responsibilities, education and training required, and employment outlooks for dozens of careers in the field.

Table of Contents

Engineering: A Career That Makes Our Society Better
What Is Engineering?p. 3
A History of Engineering
Major Engineering Areas and Specialties
The Technology Team
What an Engineer Does
Career Path Scenarios
Future Projections
Preparing for a Successful Engineering Careerp. 17
What Should You Do Before Going to College?
How to Choose a College
How to Manage Your Engineering Career While in College
Beyond the Undergraduate Degree--Work or Graduate School
Professional Licensing
Additional Information
Financing Your Engineering Educationp. 29
Scholarships
Grants
Loans
Applying for Financial Aid
How Much Will My Education Cost?
How Will I Know What Aid I'll Receive?
Work-Study Jobs and Co-Op
Women in Engineeringp. 35
Statistics on Women in Engineering
Advice to Women Entering Engineering
Organizations for Women in Engineering
Minorities in Engineeringp. 39
Statistics on Minorities in Engineering
Advice for Minority Engineers
Organizations for Minority Engineers
Engineering Fields
Chemical Engineeringp. 47
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Chemical Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Civil Engineeringp. 57
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Civil Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Electrical and Electronics Engineeringp. 67
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Electrical and Electronics Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Industrial Engineeringp. 89
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Industrial Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Materials Science Engineeringp. 97
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Materials Science Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Mechanical Engineeringp. 113
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Mechanical Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Aerospace Engineeringp. 123
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Aerospace Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Agricultural Engineeringp. 133
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Agricultural Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Source of Information
Automotive Engineeringp. 143
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Automotive Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Biomedical Engineeringp. 147
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Biomedical Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Computer Engineeringp. 155
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Computer Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Environmental Engineeringp. 163
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Environmental Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Manufacturing Engineeringp. 171
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Manufacturing Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Petroleum Engineeringp. 179
The Nature of the Work
The Settings in Which Petroleum Engineers Work
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
Engineering Technologyp. 185
Technology Specialists
Education and Other Qualifications
Outlook for the Future
Earnings
Additional Sources of Information
U.S. Universities Offering Engineering Programsp. 197
Scholarshipsp. 209
General Engineering Societiesp. 217
ABET Member Societies and Disciplinesp. 221
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