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  • Personal Statement: A Career In The Field Of Engineering

    Engineering prep has taught me plenty of skills in the world of drafting, but when it comes down to it, I have to think of possible fields that would best fit me or that are available to me through the engineering field. Architecture is one of the most well known fields of engineering. Architects are in charge of several things when talking about their field of work, but when it comes down to it they do one thing and that is design houses. Not always is it just limited to being someone who designs the structure itself, but sometimes interior design as well. Often times architects will be the ones in charge of providing a in depth blueprint of a house or building meaning a small residential house all the way to a sky scrapper. Along with the blueprints, a physical model of the building is made for further reference. When it comes to becoming an architect. The usual requirements is a high school diploma, and a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering. But as the field has become less in demand people who are looking to hire architects are asking for more schooling and experience, increasing the requirements to a Masters degree in architecture. But it is not that simple every architect is required to become an intern and learn the field properly before earning your degree in architecture, this means that as you…

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  • Mechanical Engineering Personal Statement

    My decision to pursue a career in mechanical engineering came, not as an epiphany, but as an evolutionary process. I realized that engineering with a focus on efficient transportation was the heart of my home country’s economy, Thailand. Automobiles became a point of interest for me. I would spend almost every weekend at an automobile repair shop near my home. I would help the mechanics in doing their job, and as my skills developed, I came to understand the role of the engineer - to design…

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  • Biomedical Engineering In The Healthcare Field

    more popular part of the healthcare field, even though many people do not know about it. Genetic counseling is a growing career in the healthcare system. Genetic counseling is not the sort of counseling somebody receives after a tragic event, or when somebody breaks the law, but genetic counseling has to do with inheriting diseases and traits that are passed from one generation to the next. “Genetic counselors assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as…

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  • Occupational Inequalities In Women

    on table 11.1, very few women worked in what were considered “men’s fields.” These fields consisted of civil engineers, auto mobile and mechanical, and dentistry field. In contrast, women tended to work as registered nurses, kindergarten and preschool teachers. Over the past 30 years, more women have migrated into what were once considered men’s jobs, but for most fields, these numbers are still statistically low. According to the U.S.…

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  • Representation In STEM

    into the world” simply put, if a woman is given the proper opportunity in terms of education and enlightenment she will be prepared for what the world has to offer. In recent times fewer women, especially minorities, have been involved in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). This information serves as a chilling contradiction to the late 1960s when technological jobs such as computer programming was deemed as something a savvy young woman could do even comparing computer…

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  • STEM Jobs

    We as a society need to encourage more young girls and women to take an interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In 2009, 48% of the United States workforce was comprised of women while 52% comprised of men (Kimmel et al, 2012). While the slight deviation in percentage seems small, when STEM field jobs were looked at in particular, it was realized that that 76% of the STEM jobs are held be men while women only held on to 24% (Szelényi et al, 2013). In…

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  • Argumentative Essay On The Benefits Of Education

    four percent, notes the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS); however, job opportunities should continue to be available because of the lack of skilled workers in the field.” ( The Manufacturing field typically tends to be a very reliable field to be in “For every $1.00 spent in manufacturing, another $1.40 is added to the economy. That is the highest multiplier effect of any economic sector” per, The National Association of Manufactures. (National Association of Manufactures)…

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  • Boring Engineers Essay

    School of engineering in 1967 as a mechanical engineer. After graduating, he worked as a development engineer in the aerospace industry for 4 yrs. Two years after being hired, he was laid off for six weeks. Realizing that layoffs could be common he spent those six weeks considering whether or not he wanted to continue his career in engineering. Because he had enjoyed physics…

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  • Mechanical Engineers: Life Changing Creators

    When looking at jobs people consider living area, pay, and how stable the job is. The Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms the median pay for mechanical engineers is $83,060 per year which estimates to approximately $39.93 per hour (“Mechanical Engineers”). This is one of the lowest paying engineering jobs although it is one of the most important. Pay is a major idea that people look at when searching for the right job. They not only look at pay but they also seek stableness. “Texas employees…

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  • A Memorable Research Paper

    done so nonchalantly without giving them much thought. I do recall the one time that my research paper from my Principles of Engineering class changed my outlook on not just my writing but also on my future. In my Principles of Engineering class, we were assigned to write a research paper on a branch of engineering that we found interesting and expand on it by expressing our motives for choosing that branch. Our paper had to be five pages long and include at least five resources in our works…

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