Career paths are a hot topic of conversation for teens pursuing higher education, and even amongst individuals who have already begun their professional career. The demand for certain career paths is always in flux, but one constant is the need for those in science and engineering (S&E).
Luckily for those that are interested in mathematics and the sciences, there are many potential opportunities to choose from.
Thanks to ever-emerging new technology there is increasing need for technical scientists and engineers. In fact, electrical engineers are responsible for collaborating on many of our most sophisticated devices, from the functionality of laptops and cell phones to modern medical devices.
More than ever, knowledgeable young adults are needed to maintain our current technology, as well as develop more advanced innovations.
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in S&E, specifically electrical engineering, there are a number of qualities that are required of individuals who are pursuing this job path.
Some of the interpersonal traits of accomplished engineers include:
Good Communication Skills
Solid Analytics & Reasoning Capability
For more information about how to become a successful electrical engineer, view our infographic which details science and engineering career path statistics as well as the skills profile for successful engineers.