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  • My Career As A Civil Engineer

    Having a Career as a Civil Engineer Ever since I was in the 5th grade, I’ve liked to build things with Legos, K’nex and another construction toys. I liked the idea that something I visualized could actually come to life before me. That’s when my Mom told me about the world of engineering and that my father was an electrical engineer. The engineering spans a various amount of areas from computers to technological departments. However, the field that is most applicable to me is Civil. I prefer to be a Civil Engineer because they are the “Top Dogs” of the engineering field. It involves designing, explaining and good budgeting skills. According to a search conducted by the Google Corporation, there is always a need of Civil Engineers. This is because they treated as more than one person since they have the ability design, construct, supervise, operate and maintain large scale construction projects. They are able to handle any issue that might occur on or off the worksite and basically be their own…

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  • College Admissions Essay: A Career As A Civil Engineer

    your own choices. To this day I’m proud to say I’m responsible for whatever I have become, whatever I have achieved and in the same way I hold only myself responsible for every time I tasted defeat. But it was in 2009 when I was applying to engineering colleges that my father said something that surprised me. I was showing interest in Civil Engineering and was admitted into Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, one of the finest institutions for engineering in India. While I…

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  • Common Jobs And Responsibilities Of A Civil Engineer

    Tesen 1 Dr. Chris Blankenship English 1010 11/30/2015 Civil Engineer The growth of urban settings and the never ending maintenance for building structures and roadways demand constant work, civil engineers are just some of those people that have that responsibility. Some of the common jobs and responsibilities of a civil engineer are to plan and design bridges, tunnels, highways, waterways, airfields, sewage systems, and buildings. They supervise the construction of these projects. They…

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  • Why Did I Choose Ptj

    just a base of what it gets you to do; many have different occupations. Engineering is so expansive that I could not even list all of the occupations on one page, but the three I am most interested in in civil, aerospace and mechanical. Civil engineers get paid well and mostly work for the government in…

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  • Workplace Skills Essay

    and social events. These can involve written, verbals, non-verbal (such as appropriate and culturally sensitive sign language in a professional environment) and listening skills. So developing these skills are important in day to day practicing life. Sometimes I encounter some colleagues and even clients that have very “thick” accents. As an engineer you need to be able to understand their requirements and “problems” in order to respond to them. One particular example, at the very first client…

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  • My Goals And Reasons For Application To The University Of Waterloo

    From the energy we rely on to the food we eat, it is highly capable of improving our daily lives in a myriad of ways. For this reason, I am determined to equip myself with scientific proficiency in order to suffice the demand of our expeditious society in the future. During one occasion, I had the chance to discuss with a civil engineer about his occupation. I was undoubtedly astonished by the capability of the engineer based on their extraordinary skills, the fast-paced environment and the…

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  • The Impact Of Technology In Engineering

    The book starts off by giving an example of biotechnology and how technology has led engineers to make such innovative technology to help the humankind to recover better and be healthy. For example: the technology that was developed in recent years to help the victims who have burned skin but, instead of replacing the damaged skin by getting an artificial one or let the burned mark stay there, they have the technology to produce more cells for the human skin to recover the damaged part with a…

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  • The Importance Of Being An Engineer

    Introduction I would describe myself as an engineering enthusiast, and have wanted to create things ever since I can remember. While it’s really hard to pin-point exactly why I’ve always wanted to become an engineer. I love the engineers give a purpose to mathematics and science, and use them to create the tools of our world. I want to experience the intellectual challenges engineers face. Engineers are paid well, and encouraged by everyone to solve the biggest problems of today. This report…

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  • Why I Want To Be An Engineer Essay

    when people hear “I am an Engineer” they immediately treat one with a certain respect. However, why do people do that? What is engineering? In the internet, there are millions of definitions of engineering many people believe it is being able to use math and science and apply it to the real world problems. However, I think it is someone that works hard to help the improve the world, pioneer in technology, and inspire future generations to succeed. I want to use skills that I learn to help…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Female Engineering

    As a competitive field, engineering requires active presence and involvement; a female engineer noted in an interview, “To advance, it seems as though you must be willing and able to work 50+ hours/week; and often be on call 24/7” (qtd. in Fouad and Romila 29). With women already balancing family caretaking responsibilities, pursuing a career in a competitive field that requires long hours and allows few days off becomes grueling and near impossible. Another female engineer, describing her…

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