Becoming a Female Engineer. Great Tips for Those Fresh out of School or Thinking of a Career Change
Great advice for women interested in studying engineering.
In the last video, Being a Female Engineer, we heard what it was like to be a woman engineer and the need to get more girls in STEM education. Now we are going to hear from Natasha, a student in Denmark that is studying to become an engineer.
She also has some excellent advice for both men and women who are thinking of a career change.
Why did you choose engineering/automation?
What did your family/friends think when you chose this profession?
What positive experiences have you had as an engineering student?
What negative experiences have you had as an engineering student?
What obstacles have you had to overcome?
Do you think your success as an engineering student has influenced other women to get into the field?
What can be done to get more women in engineering?
How often do you get compared to a man?
How often does someone make you feel incapable?
Are assumptions ever made that you are the secretary/bookkeeper?
Do you get the same respect as your male engineering students?