Engineers Week 2014
Become an Engineer
Are you thinking of becoming an engineer? Do you want information on engineering degrees, or the numerous options available to those with an engineering degree? Our recommended pre-university course selection, descriptions of engineering and engineering technology majors, and information on student opportunities should help you find out more about this fun and rewarding career.
Become an Engineer »
Why Consider Engineering?
- Engineering transforms scientific discoveries into technological solutions for the benefit of humanity.
- Everything we rely on for work, life and play has been touched by engineering.
- From designing artificial retinas, to self-driving cars, to motion-powered electronics; the men and women of engineering are working to shape our future.
Imagine what you could create if you try engineering!
Did you know that engineers work to improve the systems (water and sewer, road and railways, power and natural gas grids) that support our communities?
Resources to learn more:
Civil Engineering Description
Civil Engineer Profile: Mark C. Reuss
CE Student Profile: Brett Grunert
Irrigation Ideas Lesson Plan
Pipeline Challenge Lesson Plan
Engineering Sustainable Energy
Life of an Engineer
Find out more about the lifestyles and experiences of professional engineers. They are the people who solve problems and focus on making things work more efficiently and effectively. Engineers apply the theories and principles of science and mathematics to research and develop economical solutions to technical problems. Their work is the link between perceived social needs and commercial applications. Meet the Engineers »