What types of research and development opportunities are there in the military for people who have Eng degrees?
I am currently working on my mechanical engineering degree and when I finish, I would like to work for the military. I don't necessarily want to participate in the civilian jobs such as the Corps of Engineers. I want to participate in research and development jobs, like the jobs at defense contracting companies. I actually want to take up an engineering job but at the same time, be an enlisted serviceman, testing my mental and physical abilities in the military.
Asked By: weeeeeeeeeeee - 8/21/2013
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Almost none - we hire those jobs out to civilian contractors.
Answered By: MAJ Kev - 8/21/2013
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defense contracting job while in the military? not happening. your degree means nothing in the military the MOS you choose does.
Answered By: Unknown - 8/21/2013
Nuclear/biological/chemical warfare operation specialist is the fastest ranking MOS in the military, graduate on top, and the engineering jobs will come after you. It's not mechanical, but it's engineering.
Answered By: RichB - 8/22/2013
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