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From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Hunter)
Subject: Re: Questions on EE job market.
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Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 15:55:12 GMT
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On Tue, 29 Oct 2002 07:48:14 -0000, "Kevin Aylward"
>"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
>>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,
Not in the military I served in.
>roll about in shit and shoot guns to kill people.
Only combat branches do that above what would normally be considered
less than even hobby level (once a year after training).
> The mentality of a marine is nothing like that of
But a good Soldier/Sailor/Aviator* would be. He didn't specify Marine,
>The very suggestion leads to the idea that you aint cut out
>to be an engineer at all.
*That is Army/Navy/Air Force.
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