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Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
From: "Kevin Aylward"
References: <73rv9.481$R55.20906@newsfep2-gui> <3DBE903D.D6E430FC@webaccess.net>
Subject: Re: Questions on EE job market.
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Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 13:49:52 -0000
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"Chuck Simmons" wrote in message
> Kevin Aylward wrote:
> > "Jason LaFountain" wrote in message
> > news:MPG.firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > > [This followup was posted to sci.electronics.design and a copy was
> > sent
> > > 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
> > > reading I've done has shown EE to be one of the more stable
> > professions,
> > > with decent pay. I'm not intending to change my major at all,
> > > 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
> > to
> > > be a good demand, however most require several years of
> > am
> > > also considering joining the military for a term of service after
> > get
> > > my degree, would that be the type of experience that most
> > look
> > > for?
> > No.
> > >It may also be possible to work on a masters degree while in the
> > > military. Any information from people with EE history in the
> > is
> > > 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
> > guns to kill people. The mentality of a marine is nothing like that
> > an engineer. The very suggestion leads to the idea that you aint cut
> > to be an engineer at all.
> Are you trolling or what? Trolling I think.
Seeing the fact as the facts are.
>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
> to know what it is to judge its value.
This is a statistical judgement. Sure, there are always exceptions,
however, grasping at straws should not be plan A.
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