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Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
From: "Kevin Aylward"
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Subject: Re: Electrical Engineering degree --> tech career
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Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 15:44:36 +0100
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"Chuck Simmons" wrote in message
> "N. Thornton" wrote:
> > damnisux@_nospam-yahoo.com (Damn) wrote in message
> > > My nephew just graduated with an Electrical Engineering degree and
> > > not been able to find a good job. One of those no experience
> > > Also I saw his grades and they weren't that great. I was
> > > he was to look for maybe an electronics technician job, would or
> > > should he go and take classes specializing in like a technician
> > > associates degree? I was thinking hopefully it would get him some
> > > handson experience and maybe lead to work in an electronics
> > > environment. Thoughts?
> > Mmmm. Its not just grades and work experience people hire on, I
> > always ask rejectors politely why the rejection: then you will soon
> > know what to address.
> > If he graduated as an EE then he most likely does have the potential
> > to work as an EE, but there is some obstacle in the way. Opting to
> > a technician I dont expect would resolve that, and would make it
> > than hard to ever be employed as an EE in future. I would locate and
> > attack the problem myself.
> > Practice building things might not be amiss too, may improve the CV
> > showing practical ability and interest. BTW every EE in work today
> > hired when they had no work experience. So I dont think thats it.
> > Regards, NT
> It is worth noting also that with the economy such as it is, jobs,
> for experienced engineers, can be problematic. The group I am in
> desperately needs some senior analog designers and we can't hire
Do you mean that you can't find them at all, or that you are unable to
hire them due to having no budget?
SuperSpice, a very affordable Mixed-Mode
Windows Simulator with Schematic Capture,
Waveform Display, FFT's and Filter Design.
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