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Engineers use mathematical and scientific principles to provide efficient solutions to technical problems. While scientists deliver scientific innovations, engineers are the ones who make these innovations useful for societal and consumer needs.
Depending on the field of engineering, working as an engineer generally involves the following:
Those who wish to pursue a career in engineering should have a high level of mathematical, scientific, mechanical and physics-related skills. While the four-year program develops these skills, prospective engineers should possess a natural affinity with these studies.
Engineers may find employment within many different specialties. Civil engineers usually find employment through government agencies, environmental engineers through environmental agencies and other specializations may find a multitude of employment options.