how to choose which field of engineering?
I am unsure which field to major in. Everyone says chemical is one of the hardest but the pay is rewarding while civil is pretty mediocre. Biomedical is a ''poor man's'' chemical engineer while mechanical and electrical are dull. Thoughts and insights?
Asked By: Andrew Lee - 6/16/2011
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What do you want to do? Do you even want to be an engineer? Plan this out wisely according to what YOU want to do. Talk to experts in the field, or go to a university where you can see what each field has to offer... More
Answered By: Josuan - 6/16/2011
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pick which ever field of study interests you the most. I am a civil engineer and can say that the pay is not stellar; I get paid enough but I surely would not deny more. I chose civil because I wanted to do calculations and design while still getting to work outside from time to time. I do not know any other field... More
Answered By: Guitar Jamman - 6/16/2011
if your mathematics is good then you choose electronic engineering or computer engineering.
Answered By: Suman - 6/16/2011
I work at an engineering firm that does mostly mechanical, electrical and plumbing but also a little structural and civil. I work in the IT department and with the exception of the top principals that have been with the company for 15 years or more, I make more money that most of them. Plus I often hear them... More
Answered By: I am right - 6/16/2011
I wouldn't put much weight into what people have told you about the different engineering fields. Each field of engineering is demanding, just some are a little more demanding than others (the only agreement I've heard from everyone is industrial and civil are said to be the least demanding; as far as the most... More
Answered By: RidingTheLight - 6/16/2011
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