use their imagination, creativity and expertise to solve problems
and improve the world we live in.
design things we use everyday - from cars to airplanes, computers
to VCRs, toys to toothbrushes, and artificial limbs to kitchen appliances.
In fact, engineering affects our lives every day often without us
even realizing it.
kinds of engineers are there?
Are you interested in designing space shuttles and working in space?
Then aerospace engineering is the launchpad for you.
Do you wonder how things like bubble gum, cosmetics, hair colouring,
polymers, synthetic fibres, farming fertilizers or fuel for cars
are made? You might want to study chemical engineering.
Are you interested in the design and manufacturing of things that
moves or have moving parts - like airplanes, cars, toys, robots,
elevators and air conditioners? Try a career in mechanical engineering.
for new engineering graduates range between $36,000 and $42,000.
Check out APEGGA's
Talk about it. Your school counsellor or teachers can help. Discuss
you career plans with your parents.
Investigate. Examine university calendars. Attend university open
houses. Contact the Registrar or Faculty you're interested in
to discuss prerequisites and courses required to complete a degree.
Check it out. Visit your school library or public library to learn
more about engineering.
Call us. Contact APEGGA at one of the offices listed below. A member
of our Outreach Program would be happy to speak to you or visit
your classroom to advise you on career in engineering.