Reply-To: "Kevin Aylward"
From: "Kevin Aylward"
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Subject: Re: Questions on EE job market.
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Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 16:51:52 -0000
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"Hunter" wrote in message
> 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
> >> 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,
> >> 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
> >> be a good demand, however most require several years of experience.
> >> 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
> >> 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.
Like you would tell it how it is.
> >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
> >an engineer.
> But a good Soldier/Sailor/Aviator* would be. He didn't specify
> you did.
Get real. A soldier is programed to twist peoples heads off, and do
otherwise as told. end of story.
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