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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-26-05 02:26 PM
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27. If I could do it all over again I'd get into Nanotechnology
It's going to be huge in the 2010's. My second choice would be quantum mechanics. I have no idea what general engineering categories these fields fall under.
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  -My daughter is looking into being an engineer since she is very good at Horse with no Name  Aug-26-05 02:10 PM   #0 
  - How old is she? The job market will change over time...  HereSince1628   Aug-26-05 02:11 PM   #1 
  - She is a senior in HS this year  Horse with no Name   Aug-26-05 02:12 PM   #2 
  - I'd say Civil  missb   Aug-26-05 02:13 PM   #3 
  - Thanks for your advice.  Horse with no Name   Aug-26-05 04:07 PM   #42 
  - the BEST form of engineering is the same as the BEST in any job...  Tyler Durden   Aug-26-05 02:14 PM   #4 
  - Mechanical Engineers also design heating and air conditioning  Sentinel Chicken   Aug-26-05 02:36 PM   #32 
  - I think that engineering can sometimes be a positive thing.  electropop   Aug-26-05 02:52 PM   #36 
  - Will she be content as a nameless, faceless corporate cog?  IrateCitizen   Aug-26-05 02:14 PM   #5 
  - BRAVO!  Tyler Durden   Aug-26-05 02:16 PM   #8 
  - One can still choose public service  missb   Aug-26-05 02:16 PM   #10 
     - Those paths have their own pitfalls...  IrateCitizen   Aug-26-05 02:22 PM   #19 
        - Oh granted, not everyone is public service is there for the public good  missb   Aug-26-05 02:24 PM   #23 
  - Electrical  MildyRules   Aug-26-05 02:14 PM   #6 
  - Chemical Engineering is where the cream of the crop go.  StayOutTheBushes   Aug-26-05 02:14 PM   #7 
  - the key is to pass physical chemistry...  bleedingheart   Aug-26-05 02:19 PM   #14 
  - P-Chem does "suck" ...  etherealtruth   Aug-26-05 02:22 PM   #20 
  - PChem  Johonny   Aug-26-05 03:36 PM   #41 
  - Speaking from 27 years experience as a ChemE  chemenger   Aug-26-05 03:26 PM   #40 
  - social  northzax   Aug-26-05 02:16 PM   #9 
  - depends upon what she not to pick on employment  bleedingheart   Aug-26-05 02:17 PM   #11 
  - I always wanted to drive trains....  SidDithers   Aug-26-05 02:18 PM   #12 
  - LOL!  Stuckinthebush   Aug-26-05 02:21 PM   #18 
  - Genetic. It will be the Internet of the 2000's  BlueEyedSon   Aug-26-05 02:18 PM   #13 
  - Try Teaching....  Tyler Durden   Aug-26-05 02:20 PM   #15 
  - My husband is a mechanical engineering manager, he loved math and science  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-26-05 02:20 PM   #16 
  - Thanks for all the insight on this  Horse with no Name   Aug-26-05 02:21 PM   #17 
  - BioMedical  One_Life_To_Give   Aug-26-05 02:32 PM   #30 
  - Computer engineering would certainly be viable  bloom   Aug-26-05 02:22 PM   #21 
  - Electrical Engineer.  merh   Aug-26-05 02:22 PM   #22 
  - I dated an electrical engineer  Horse with no Name   Aug-26-05 02:26 PM   #28 
     - Like I said, if I had to do it all again, I would do a trade.  merh   Aug-26-05 02:33 PM   #31 
  - I know 5 unemployed engineers.............  converted_democrat   Aug-26-05 02:24 PM   #24 
  - Check out SWE  Catbird   Aug-26-05 02:25 PM   #25 
  - Great suggestion. SWE has a menoring program whereby they hook up  buddysmellgood   Aug-26-05 02:58 PM   #37 
  - environmental engineer...  bloom   Aug-26-05 02:25 PM   #26 
  - Looking for a job as we "speak" ...  etherealtruth   Aug-26-05 02:27 PM   #29 
  - If I could do it all over again I'd get into Nanotechnology  tridim   Aug-26-05 02:26 PM   #27 
  - She should pursue a physics degree.  Opposite Reaction   Aug-26-05 02:43 PM   #33 
  - Physics is not engineering  Catbird   Aug-26-05 02:50 PM   #35 
  - Some engineering schools...  Mr_Jefferson_24   Aug-26-05 02:43 PM   #34 
  - U of Wisconsin-Madison has an 'Introduction to Engineering" course for  buddysmellgood   Aug-26-05 03:13 PM   #38 
  - not software engineering  wli   Aug-26-05 03:19 PM   #39 
  - Engineering and science are generally not good career areas for women  Mairead   Aug-26-05 04:19 PM   #43 

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