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Engineer:

Andris Lindsay
Fin. Lit., Period 7

Interests
Activities/Recreation:

Dance class
Pre professional dance company (rehearsal)
Orchesis dance company at OPRF
Piano lessons, practice, and composition
Schoolwork - Math, Physics, Art
Circle 80 (volunteering)
Appalachian Service Project preparation/service
Art
Listening to music
Spending time with friends and family
Going on vacation/adventuring

Job Possibilities:

Engineer
Architect
Anthropologist
Teacher (Math, Science)

Jung Typology Test

VALS Survey

Strengths:

Organized
Tolerant
Reliable
Charismatic
Altruistic
Natural Leader
Determined
Creative

Weaknesses:
Overly Idealistic
Too Selfless
Too Sensitive
Fluctuating
Self-Esteem
Indecisive

Possible Careers

Architect (or Arch. Teacher)


Art Director
Choreographer
Dancer
Graphic Designer
Training and Development Specialist
Childcare Worker
Architectural Engineer
Engineer

Job Description
Chemical Engineer
Design and implementation of systems
and processes that control and direct
how an individual atom interacts with
another.

Mechanical Engineer
Job functions include: product design,
research & development,
manufacturing, systems management,
and energy.

Civil Engineer
Specialize in road, bridge, building and water
supply system design and construction.

Computer Engineer
Program and maintain games, email
programs, software tools for businesses
and schools, operating systems and
hardware.

Environmental Engineer
Use science and engineering principles to
protect and improve environment.

Special Abilities/Skills

Ambition
Desire to figure things
out.

Applied Creativity
and Math and
Mechanical Skills

Listening and Problem


Solving
As well as Interpersonal
and Leadership skills.

Work hours:

Average of 45 hours per week


Average of 22,500
46 expected years of work
1,035,000 hours in lifetime

Rewarding Aspect / Challenging Aspect


Many advancement
opportunities
Employer can help
cover the cost of
further education

Consulting work
Not always defined
scope of work
Workload fluctuates
Income as well

$$ Salary $$

Entry Level:
National + State: $66,000

Average:
National + State: $97,000

Education
Bachelors Degree in particular
area/specialization of
Engineering
Bachelor of Science (in
Engineering or not) also
accepted sometimes

Top Schools for


Engineering

MA Institute for Tech.


Stanford University
U of California - Berkeley
U of I Urbana-Champaign
Georgia Institute of Tech.
University of Michigan

Future Employment Opportunities

Engineering Director
Vice President at
Engineering Firm
Research and
Development Director
Engineering Manager
Principal Engineer
Sales Engineer
Manufacturing Director

Famous Engineer: Lee Iacocca

Studied Industrial Engineering at Lehigh


University, then earned his masters
degree at Princeton
Worked his way from entry level to Vice
President of Ford in 14 years
He was behind the Ford Mustang and
many others

Works Cited:

http://educatingengineers.com/career-specialties
http://tryengineering.org/ask-expert/interview-civilenvironmen
tal-engineer-who-works-united-states-engineer-answered-list
http://www.graduateshotline.com/ranks/#.WABmP00rLC0
http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes172141.htm
http://www.payscale.com/college-salary-report/common-jobs
-for-majors/engineering?page=2
http://www.technews24h.com/2012/11/five-most-famous-livi
ng-engineers.html