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Engineering Career Outlook


Engineering is a growing field with ample opportunities. As one of the most in-demand jobs of 2016, it’s a great time to start your engineering career. Embark in your profession following the advice of professionals in the field, and learning more on various career paths, opportunities, and the employment outlook for the upcoming years.



Early Career Advice for Engineers

“What does it take to forge a successful engineering career?” I wish I had a mathematical model for success. But I don’t. I can, however, share some insights, which my colleagues, including chief technologists and senior engineers at the three major aero-engineering companies, GE, Rolls Royce and Pratt and Whitney, have validated. The consensus: It all comes down to 12 basic principles: Continue Reading…



2016 Best Engineering Jobs

The occupations on our 2016 Best Engineering Jobs list are diverse and offer good salaries, but the BLS predicts that job growth in this sector will be 3 percent by 2024, which is slower than the average for all jobs. This still equates to more than 67,000 new engineering jobs though, which is good news for those looking to enter the engineering field. Continue Reading…



The Most In-Demand (And Aging) Engineering Jobs

We can debate how many students will stick with engineering when they get their first homework assignments in college. But let’s assume most of them don’t move to less rigorous majors. Which engineering field should they choose? What are the most in-demand engineering jobs in the U.S. based on job growth, hires, and job posting activity? And which ones have the oldest workforce that will need to be replaced sometime in the next five to 10 years? Continue Reading…






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