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From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: Questions on EE job market.
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 13:42:56 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 05:42:56 PST
Kevin Aylward wrote:
> "Jason LaFountain" wrote in message
> > [This followup was posted to sci.electronics.design and a copy was
> > to the cited author.]
> > I just started my second year of Electrical Engineering, and was
> > wondering about the job market within the next few years. Most of the
> > reading I've done has shown EE to be one of the more stable
> > with decent pay. I'm not intending to change my major at all, hardware
> > design has always been my type of thing, but I would like some
> > information so I can be best prepared for entering the work force.
> > I have searched through job listings and found that while there seems
> > be a good demand, however most require several years of experience. I
> > also considering joining the military for a term of service after I
> > my degree, would that be the type of experience that most employers
> > for?
> >It may also be possible to work on a masters degree while in the
> > military. Any information from people with EE history in the military
> > much appreciated.
> Lets face the facts. The miltary is about dumb arses, who save our
> arses, that blindly do what they are told, roll about in shit and shoot
> guns to kill people. The mentality of a marine is nothing like that of
> an engineer. The very suggestion leads to the idea that you aint cut out
> to be an engineer at all.
Are you trolling or what? Trolling I think. There are technical
positions in the military that can give valuable experience. I would
never say that military experience is without value out of hand. I have
to know what it is to judge its value.
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons email@example.com
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