From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Hunter)
Subject: Re: Questions on EE job market.
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Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2002 06:53:14 GMT
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On Sat, 02 Nov 2002 04:06:32 GMT, "Daniel M"
>Another option is to co-op! I did this durring tech school and graduated
>with almost a yrs of experiance and the school set me up with the job!
Rereading the OP, That is an option, or internships. Now is the time
to apply for the summer.
>"Hunter" wrote in message
>> On Tue, 29 Oct 2002 01:28:54 GMT, Jason LaFountain
>> >[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 the
>> >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, 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 to
>> >be a good demand, however most require several years of experience. I am
>> >also considering joining the military for a term of service after I get
>> >my degree, would that be the type of experience that most employers look
>> >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 is
>> >much appreciated.
>> I will give you another option. Try Government work. They hire new
>> grads and you get experience. The main catch is that you need to be
>> able to get a security clearance for most of it.