What type of work (applications of training) does an
electrical engineer do? What type of an work environment does he work in?
There are various branches of EE --
electronics, communications, computer engineering. You design circuits,
systems, data links etc. Lots of computer work, need some math
power engineering -- help with power plants, distribution, field work etc.
lasers, electro optics -- maybe help design satellites, remote sensing
microwave RF, radio -- lots of jobs in the cell phone, satellite phone industry
biomedical/electrical engineering -- design medical equipment such as doctors
use in hospitals, the imaging equipment etc.
go to any college's web page, look at the classes. Typical starting salaries
with a BS in electrical engieering, 4 years, good grades, can be $40,000 -
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Update: June 2012