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Careers in Engineering

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Engineering can be a lucrative and rewarding career for the right person. If you have strong mathematical, scientific or problem-solving skills, you might want to consider a career in engineering. What Is an Engineer? Engineering is a broad field with many different possibilities. Almost every industry uses an engineer in some capacity. Historically engineers have built and designed things – buildings, machines and tools. However, as technology grew, so did the need for more advanced areas of engineering. Engineers now work in fields involving the tiniest atom to those as vast as exploring the universe. Engineering is split into areas … / Read more »




5 Awesome Jobs for Technology Lovers

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An article by UK based contributor Sam Gatt. The world of technology is fascinating. We are constantly pushing the boundaries and exploring new territories. The tech world brought us smartphones and tablets, and created the amazing apps we use every single day. It invented the next-generation technology that leaves us in awe of science. If you’re obsessed by this culture of invention and innovation, there’s a career out there for you. The technology sector is one of the fastest growing economies on the planet. Websites, apps, and gadgets are powering every business in the world. The tech industry is driving all … / Read more »




How to Become an Electrical Engineering Technician

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An article by UK based contributor Sam Gatt. Sometimes it can be hard to decide what industry or sector to get trained in. There are so many different jobs out there that many people are often confused about what career path to follow. There are office jobs, and ones where you get to work at different locations each day. Is working at a desk all day not for you? And are you an engineering graduate? If so, you should consider getting a job as an electrical engineering technician. So; what does the job entail? Keep reading to find out more! Make … / Read more »




4 Degrees to Augment Your Creative Powers

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An article by contributor Anica Oaks. Creativity is a valued trait in students as well as employees in a variety of careers. Creative people are innovative, think on their feet, and readily find solutions to problems. In school, creative individuals enjoy courses that are both challenging while still appealing to their intuitive and “out-of-the-box thinking. There are a number of majors and corresponding careers that contain these elements, and can help hone your creative skills for your future endeavors. 1. Creative Writing If you have a way with words, then a degree in creative writing can give you the skills and competitive edge to … / Read more »




Which direction should I take with my Applied Mathematics degree?

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Henrietta at Radford University asked: “I’m graduating early with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, but I have no idea which direction I want to take with my degree. Whether it’s medicine, engineering, computer science, going to graduate school, or just jumping into the working world, I can’t decide what to do and I feel like I’m running out of time!” Congratulations, Henrietta, and thank you for writing in! Preparing for graduation is an exciting time full of life changes and big decisions. It can also be an anxious and nerve racking time if you’re unsure which changes are … / Read more »