A Career in Aerospace Engineering Descriptive Essay by Nicky

A Career in Aerospace Engineering
A description of a career in aerospace engineering.
# 127934 | 1,529 words | 1 source | MLA | 2010 | US
Published on Jun 17, 2010 in Engineering (General) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)


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Description:

This paper introduces, discusses, and analyzes the topic of aerospace engineering. Specifically it introduces aerospace engineering as a profession and describes the contributions of other principal engineering disciplines. Additionally, the paper shows how aerospace engineering can lead to a career designing weapons systems, large and/or small aircraft, or spacecraft. Each specialty requires certain knowledge and education, and choosing a specialty entails understanding the designs necessary and assessing whether they are compatible with personal interests and ideals. That paper concludes that aerospace engineering is a career of the future, having the potential to become a career that innovates and designs new, pioneering ideas in air and space travel.

Outline
Summary
Introduction
A Day in the Life of an Aerospace Engineer
Work Well With Other Engineers and Interact With Them
How a Degree Will Prepare Me
Prognosis and Earnings
Ongoing Skills

From the Paper:

"Engineers will use a variety of complex machines and devices to create their engineering schematics and drawings, from computers and CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) programs, to electronics, optics, and even lasers and robotics in some cases. Engineers have to be flexible, because often, they will be deeply involved in one project, only to be put on another project at a moment's notice. They have to work together as a team, but they have to be able to work alone and in isolation, too."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Editors. "Aerospace Engineer." The Princeton Review. 2008. 6 Nov. 2008. <http://www.princetonreview.com/Careers.aspx?cid=5&uidbadge=%07>

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