Industrial Press So You Want to be an Engineer - 3523-2Brand: Industrial Press
Industrial Press So You Want to be an Engineer - 3523-2
Using the combined authors’ experience, this title provides students and engineers practical knowledge of what to expect as they enter the engineering field to pursue a career. Besides students, it will also serve as a practical guide for guidance counselors and recent engineering graduates, and contains topics infrequently found in other introductory engineering texts such as mentoring, interviewing, intellectual property, and how to navigate the variety of career choices. Every chapter contains a recommended reading list for additional information, and most chapters include problem-solving tasks that help students master the topic.
- Focuses heavily on the fields of engineering, the career opportunities in each, and the skills needed once students are on the job.
- Designed for the introductory high school and college freshman-level course on careers in Engineering.
- Raymond Floyd spent 26 years as a Senior Engineer at IBM, consulting with NASA on the development of the Saturn 5 Rocket (for trips to the moon ) and for the Department of Defense on the Anti-Ballistic Missile system.
- Richard Spencer worked as a Senior Engineer and Manager for IBM for 38 years, primarily in the area of Product Testing.
- There are several appendices, which include sample reports, presentations, test plans, and other examples of skills employees will use on the job.