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Exploring Careers in Engineering Steve Snelling Industrial Engineer Boeing – Everett Stephen. r. snelling@boeing. Exploring Careers in Engineering Steve Snelling Industrial Engineer Boeing – Everett Stephen. r. [email protected] com (425) 342 -4121

Engineering: solving problems with math & science § How many of you know someone Engineering: solving problems with math & science § How many of you know someone who is an engineer? § What does an engineer do? 2

What is engineering? Engineering is the application of math and science to create something What is engineering? Engineering is the application of math and science to create something of value from our natural resources. 3

Engineering and candy § How is engineering involved in the creation and sale of Engineering and candy § How is engineering involved in the creation and sale of candy? 4

Engineering and candy § An electrical engineer designs and regulates the electricity throughout the Engineering and candy § An electrical engineer designs and regulates the electricity throughout the candy manufacturing plant. 5

Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § A computer engineer designs the devices to Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § A computer engineer designs the devices to monitor and manage the creation of the candy. 6

Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § A chemical engineer designs Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § A chemical engineer designs the correct combination of ingredients to get the taste and texture. 7

Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § A Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § A mechanical engineer designs the machines in the factory. 8

Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical engineering § An environmental engineer ensures the water and air coming into and going out of the plant are clean. 9

Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical engineering § Environmental engineering § An industrial engineer analyzes operations and makes recommendations for improving efficiency. 10

Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical engineering § Environmental engineering § Industrial engineering § A civil engineer designs and constructs the roads and bridges used to transport the candy to the store. 11

Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical engineering § Environmental engineering § Industrial engineering § Civil engineering § An agricultural engineer oversees the production of the sugars used in the candy. 12

Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical Engineering and candy § Electrical engineering § Computer engineering § Chemical engineering § Mechanical engineering § Environmental engineering § Industrial engineering § Civil engineering § Agricultural engineering 13

Variety of engineering degrees § Besides those discussed in making/selling candy: – Aerospace engineer Variety of engineering degrees § Besides those discussed in making/selling candy: – Aerospace engineer – Ceramic engineer – Materials engineer – Nuclear engineer – Software engineer – Biomedical engineer 14

Why should I become an engineer? § Invent new things that help people – Why should I become an engineer? § Invent new things that help people – Computers and computer games – Cures for diseases – Ways to protect the environment – New sources of energy – New forms of entertainment n n 15 Use the latest technology Improve the world around you

Engineering misconceptions § Only the “super-smart” can become engineers. § All engineers are shy. Engineering misconceptions § Only the “super-smart” can become engineers. § All engineers are shy. § Engineers have no outside interests. § All engineers are men. 16

Would I like engineering? § Do you enjoy knowing how things work? § Do Would I like engineering? § Do you enjoy knowing how things work? § Do you think of new or better ways to do things? 17 § Do you get good grades in math and science? § Do you like mazes or jigsaw puzzles?

Advantages of an engineering degree § Great salary for a bachelor’s degree – Unlimited Advantages of an engineering degree § Great salary for a bachelor’s degree – Unlimited opportunities – Small towns, big cities – Small companies, large firms – International sites § Respected career § Work with other talented people § Opportunity to make a large-scale difference 18

What else can I do with an engineering degree? § A ‘key’ to many What else can I do with an engineering degree? § A ‘key’ to many other career goals: – Project Manager § Examples of former engineers: – Jimmy Carter, U. S. president – Executive – Researcher – Scott Adams, creator of ‘Dilbert’ – Professor 19 – Bonnie Dunbar, former NASA astronaut – Montel Williams, TV talk show host

What do you need to do to become an engineer? § Take math & What do you need to do to become an engineer? § Take math & science classes now – Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus – Chemistry, biology, physics § Begin planning for college – Take SATs or ACTs – Talk to your guidance counselor 20

Why math and science? § Math & science train you to draw conclusions based Why math and science? § Math & science train you to draw conclusions based on systematically gathered facts. § Math trains you to think logically and recognize conclusions. § Science trains you to develop explanations based on observations. 21

How can you learn more about engineering? § Spend time at work with an How can you learn more about engineering? § Spend time at work with an engineer. § Talk with college students. § Participate in a science fair. 22

Internet resources § American Society for Engineering Education www. asee. org/precollege § National Engineers Internet resources § American Society for Engineering Education www. asee. org/precollege § National Engineers Week www. eweek. org § Explore Science www. explorescience. com § Engineer Girl www. engineergirl. com § Global engineering sites www. iei. ie/Steps/house http: //smartmoves. questacon. edu. au http: //www. eweek. org/site/Engineers/50 ways. shtml 23

The challenge is yours § Ask questions! § Keep a great attitude! § Work The challenge is yours § Ask questions! § Keep a great attitude! § Work hard in school! 24

Questions and answers § Anyone already thinking about being an Engineer? § I so, Questions and answers § Anyone already thinking about being an Engineer? § I so, which type of Engineering? § Any questions? 25

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