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are all engineering fields mostly office work?

I have finished my first year of Engineering with a B average and recently got a job working with Mine Engineers. They spend a solid 10 out of their 12 hours a day in their office. Is there any field of Engineering that spends a good portion of their day (like 50% or more) out of the office doing hands on work and socializing with other people?

Asked By: - 7/19/2009
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If you want to work in the field I would suggest getting a civil engineering degree, and try to get a job with a company that does both design and construction management. This is the path that I chose because I, too, wanted to work outside and not be chained to a desk all day. Typically the entry level positions will... More
Answered By: I have an idea.... - 7/20/2009
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First thing i would like to know that you are studying which branch in engineering. Yes if you want to do work with your hands you can go through the mechanical engg, u can learn work easily and can understand quicikly unless you see physically. you can socialize with co workers.
Answered By: Abdul S - 7/19/2009
 
Be a mechanical design engineer or r&d engineer. I'm mechanical design engineer myself, 98% of time I spend my time in front my workstation.. (beware this job increase your belly size.. ha ha :P)
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Answered By: Zack - 7/19/2009
 
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