Why I Want To Pursue A Degree In Engineering

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I have decided to pursue a degree in the field of Engineering. Ever since middle school, I have had a strong passion for both math and science. These are two subjects I have always been able to excel in, and that I’ve actually found interesting. I had considered other fields that incorporated both math and science, but I believe Engineering will be the right fit for me. During last year’s job shadowing day, I was able to shadow at an engineering firm called Amphora Medical. From being able to participate in hands on activities, seeing a daily schedule, and talking to the engineers themselves, I discovered engineering was definitely what I wanted to do, but not their specific kind. Amphora Medical is a firm that creates medical devices, therefore these men majored in either…show more content…
Things like transportation, roads, construction, the land, and raw materials I find interesting. Luckily for me, North Dakota State University has all three of these types of engineering, along with a very high job placement percentage after college, especially for girls. Engineering is a field primarily dominated by men, so females are at high demand. I am extremely lucky to have found a field that incorporates two of my passions and is wanting female workers like myself.
I am the type of person who likes to get things done and is not afraid to take charge in order to accomplish tasks. For example, I am a busser at a local restaurant where there are multiple bussers working at once. In order to get our jobs done the quickest and more efficient, I take initiative of communication with my coworkers. I help divide up our work and communicate what needs to be done in order for us to be the most productive. I am able to communicate with my peers what needs to be done and the best way way to accomplish our jobs.
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