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Top 10 Reasons to Be An Engineer

Biomedical Engineers in the Research Lab
  1. Engineers work to solve global problems such as world hunger, clean water, protecting the environment and improving the quality of everyday life.
  2. Engineering allows you to use your creativity every day.
  3. Engineering gives you the chance to collaborate with other professionals such as lawyers, doctors, government officials, scientists, statisticians and more.
  4. Engineering is a global endeavor, frequently affording the opportunity for travel.
  5. Engineers have the opportunity for rapid advancement in their companies.
  6. Engineers frequently have a high level of responsibility and autonomy in their positions
  7. Engineering salaries remain high.
  8. Engineering degrees provide excellent preparation for other professional degrees such as medicine, law or business.
  9. While working as a scientist frequently requires advanced degrees, engineers are very employable with a bachelor’s degree.
  10. Engineering has more impact on the world than any other profession.

(n) Engineering involves the application of creativity in partnership with math, science, social studies, language arts and fine arts to search for quicker, better and less expensive ways to use the forces and materials of nature to meet today's challenges. Engineers are problem solvers who use every resource possible to bring into existence things and ideas that they imagine.


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