9780071493147

Great Jobs for Engineering Majors

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071493147

  • ISBN10:

    007149314X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-04-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

You've worked hard for that engineering degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Author Biography

Dr. Geraldine Garner is the president of Science and Technology Career Strategies. Previously, Garner was an associate professor and the associate dean of the Walter P. Murphy Cooperative Engineering Education Program at Northwestern University. She has taught career development at both Northwestern and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Stephen E. Lambert is the director of career services at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire. He codeveloped this series with Julie DeGalan, a former administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction: Engineering: A Degree for the Twenty-First Centuryp. ix
The Job Search
The Self-Assessmentp. 3
The Resume and Cover Letterp. 19
Researching Careers and Networkingp. 37
Interviewing and Job Offer Considerationsp. 55
The Career Paths
Introduction to the Engineering Career Pathsp. 73
Path 1: Industryp. 77
Path 2: Consultingp. 111
Path 3: Governmentp. 129
Path 4: Educationp. 145
Path 5: The Internetp. 165
Path 6: Nontechnical Areasp. 185
State Examining Boardsp. 199
Indexp. 213
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