Reply-To: "Jeff Stout"
From: "Jeff Stout"
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Subject: Re: Master with or without thesis?
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2002 19:12:53 -0600
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You missed my second paragraph which you and Mr. Thompson did
not quote. Here, I'll quote it again.
"But to tell you the truth, I don't think your University affiliation is all
that important either."
So, I mostly agree with your conclusion; although I did not state it as
directly as you have.
Kevin Aylward wrote in message
> Jeff Stout wrote:
> > Where you go is more important than the specific letters you use
> > to spell your degree. An MS degree from Rice will take you places
> > a degree from U of Houston won't.
> Oh rubbish. It matters squat where you go. You think a hiring manager
> really cares? I have never, and I mean never seen the school make a
> difference in hiring an engineer. The MS is really only icing on the
> cake in the first place. Companies mainly look for *specific*
> experience, not education. So long as you have a BS degree, and it not a
> research job (e.g. Phd), that's all that matters.
> Kevin Aylward
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