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Name: matthew johnson
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Date: Around 1993

What type of engineering is most likely to be needed in the future?

My personal opinion is that each of electrical, chemical and mechanical engineering will all continue to hold promise in the areas of employment. Environmental engineering will likely increase in importance and more and more corporations as well as the government are becoming increasingly involved in monitoring compliance with environmental regulations. My suggestion to you when considering a career path would be to gauge your strengths and interests, along with what area of the country you might ultimately like to reside in. Investigating the corporations in that area of the country and perhaps writing to them regarding job prospects might be of value to you.


I just read Rics response and thought it was pretty good. However, I might add that Civil Engineering may be on the rise as well since there is currently (and it will likely continue for some time) and increase in concern for the infrastructure of our society (roads, bridges, buildings, etc.). Civil engineers would be directly involved with this type of effort.

david r munoz

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