Age: 12 - 18
Resource type: guide, image, other, presentation
Context: compulsory education, distance education, vocational education
License: Courtesy of Texas Instruments http://www.ti.com/corp/docs/legal/copyright.shtml
Supported by: Texas Instruments
This practice is an infographic presenting the job of electrical engineers, supported by Texas Instruments.
This downloadable PDF gives an overview of the career of an electrical engineer in a practical approach. It answers common questions, such as: What do electrical engineers do? Is this career option for me? What are the practical implications of my work as an electrical engineer? What fields can I work in? What should I focus on in school?
The sheet also offers a set of links, which direct you to resources to explore this career further.
Additionally, the most frequently asked questions and answers about a career path of an engineer are summarised in this document that can support the lesson based on the current practice:
This practice is similar to the Career Sheets presented on the STEM Alliance website.