Before entering this course, I was quite unsure as to what concentration of undergraduate studies to focus on. Specifically, it was to either choose between civil and environmental engineering major of studies. I was at a crossroads. Yet, I wanted to evaluate the career path more in depth to make a decision that will correlate to my values and lifestyle objectives. I began to experience some anxiety about the major courses and confusion as to which career provided the most appealing outlook after graduation. Florida State University issued notifications about graduation check and advisors informing about how much closer I must decide because I was drawing near my completion of prerequisites for the engineering program. Thus, …show more content…
"The Future of Civil Engineering in a Transforming World." Sociology & Civil Engineering: Colorado State University. [PDF document]. Retrieved from Lecture Notes Web Site: http://waterreu.colostate.edu/FutureCE.pdf
To summarize, I have prepared some educational alternatives for myself if I do not complete my primary objective. I enrolled into a career development course to better educate myself on the career options. In addition, I am currently attaining a collective network of peers and professionals who are currently in my career field to interview and examine their testimonials.
The four educational and professional alternatives I have taken into consideration are (in order of priority) civil engineering, robot technician, and astronomer and lastly, architect. After in-depth exploration and with the skills acquired from this course it allowed me to do a process of elimination to my primary choice.
The execution phase in where one would apply the choice in a decision making process. On the subject of this, for civil engineering I will survey the following steps:
1. Acquire an internship that relates to my desired career field and grow my network of professionals during this