Careers in Science - Technology and Engineering
Careers in engineering and technology
Are you the type of person who likes to solve problems, or have always liked knowing ‘how things work’? If the answer to either of these is ‘yes’ then a career in engineering or technology is for you. Working in these areas you will contribute to the development and success of our world and its economy.
There are many training options to choose from, including apprenticeships, employment based training, University degrees and sponsored study. Because engineering and technology are so important to the economy, there are many opportunities to gain funding to study – a great chance to ‘earn as you learn’!
Careers in engineering:
from designing nano-robots to buildings, from working as an electrician to designing digital communication systems. Engineers work in fields as varied as agriculture, aeronautics, chemistry, computing, marine environment, medicine and the motor trade to name a few. Engineers need to be able to communicate, solve problems, work with numbers, and be extremely motivated. Read on to find out what type of career might be for you.
Careers in technology:
allowing you to apply your skills in design, computing, problem solving, music, science, or engineering to contribute to industries working in computing, medicine, food and drink, telecommunications, marine science, multimedia, the built environment and many more. Nearly every area of employment you can think of requires people with technology skills and employers are crying out for this expertise. So if you think you have the desire and the commitment to work in technology read on to find out what options are available to you.
There is a lot of overlap between engineering and technology areas. Browse these topics to see what types of jobs they could lead you to.
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