by Susan E. Hamen


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Are you interested in the environment? Are you passionate about the sciences and good at math? Maybe a career in engineering is for you!

It is never too early to start thinking about your future! Explore the different career options within a single field with Inside the Industry. Through self-discovery and aptitude assessment, you can determine if a particular field is right for you. Chapters discuss a typical work environment as well as what classes and levels of education are needed, what personality and skill types fit well within each job, and what the future of each market looks like for job opportunities. In addition to plenty of real-life examples and up-to-date information, the engaging text is filled with tips to help you get Inside the Industry!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617147982
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Inside the Industry Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1130L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Is an Engineering Job for You? 6

Chapter 2 What Is a Chemical Engineer? 14

Chapter 3 Would You Make a Good Chemical Engineer? 26

Chapter 4 What Is an Environmental Engineer? 34

Chapter 5 Would You Make a Good Environmental Engineer? 44

Chapter 6 What Is a Computer Engineer? 54

Chapter 7 Would You Make a Good Computer Engineer? 66

Chapter 8 What Is a Video Game Developer? 76

Chapter 9 Would You Make a Good Video Game Developer? 88

Get Your Foot in the Door 96

Professional Organizations 98

Market Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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