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Where Engineering Jobs Are 2015

Where the Engineering Jobs Are: July 2015

This quarter, we mine our online jobs database to rank states by engineering jobs per capita and pinpoint the most in-demand disciplines in your area.

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Engineering in the New Industrial Revolution

Get to know the engineers creating the next industrial revolution — and how they got their jobs.

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Can Engineers Save Florida?

In Florida, rising sea levels threaten cities along 1,350 miles of coastline, while dwindling inland aquifers fill with salt water. Can smart water usage and civil engineering save Florida?

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Engineers Take on Drought in California

The drought in California threatens one of America’s prime agricultural regions. How can engineers keep the water flowing? 

Re-Engineering the Water Cycle

Controlling the water cycle is a serious engineering problem. 

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Is Software Engineering Really Engineering?

Is software engineering really engineering? We’ve yet to hear a convincing argument to the contrary. In some respects, software engineering is more concrete than traditional disciplines.

Where Engineering Jobs Are

Where the Engineering Jobs Are: April 2015

A quarterly examination of the distribution, outlook, and availability of the top five engineering jobs in the United States.

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All the Cool Kids Build Roller Coasters

Behind every theme park attraction is a team of elite engineers.

Where Engineering Jobs Are 2015

Where the Engineering Jobs Are: February 2015

We mined the last six months of engineering jobs listings to find where your skills are in the most demand.

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Tony Taylor’s Been There Already

Tony Taylor is the only member of an elite club of spacecraft navigators. In 2008, he became the first human to navigate human craft around every planet in the solar system.

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The 20 Greatest Engineering Feats of 2014

As we’ve done in 2012 and 2013 we’re bringing you what we think were this year’s biggest engineering feats. But, as our writer Kal astutely pointed out, “2014 is, like, a whole year. A lot of stuff...

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Want to be a Drone Pilot?

Last December, Amazon announced Prime Air, a drone-based delivery service. Initially, most of the tech world reacted with disbelief. Surely this was just a PR stunt? Drone delivery just wasn’t technically possible, let alone legal...

Where Engineering Jobs Are

Where the Engineering Jobs Are: October 2014

What are the hottest states, disciplines, and metro areas for engineering jobs this quarter?

Where the Engineering Jobs Are: Canada

Where the Engineering Jobs Are: Canada (October 2014)

In this quarter’s Where the Engineering Jobs Are: Canada, we use our internal engineering job database to show you which disciplines and specialties are in demand — even if you don’t live in Ontario.

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Max Fagin of Mars: Taking Aim at the Red Planet

There is a non-zero chance Max Fagin will be one of the first human beings on Mars. We spoke about Made in Space, SpaceX, Mars One, and why engineering needs more generalists.

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US Security Clearance: An FAQ for Foreign Engineers

Are foreign nationals eligible for security clearances in the United States?

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How to Get Engineering Jobs in America

We’ve written several articles recently about why you should consider working overseas. So far, we’ve focused on how American engineers can find work abroad, but now we’re going to switch focus and look at opportunities...

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Relocating Overseas? 6 Things Engineers Forget

Living and working in a foreign country is a great adventure.  Once you’ve landed an overseas engineering job, however, it’s not as simple as just packing up and shipping out.

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Resources for College Bound Veterans

What does all the training, work, and coursework you did in military mean in the civilian world? As it turns out, it means a lot. As you enter the civilian world, you may find that...

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Career Profile: Embedded Systems Engineers

Embedded systems are becoming an increasingly important part of engineering design – relevant to almost any product that has a software component, from manufacturing to smartphones. It’s a complex role involving research, design, and manufacturing. Experienced embedded systems...

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How to Land an Engineering Job Overseas

Hopefully, our last piece (6 Reasons to Consider Overseas Engineering Jobs) has inspired you to think about taking a job overseas. Whether you’re doing it for the professional advantages or the adventure, it can be...

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Laws vs. Self-Driving Cars

Engineers often innovate into the electronic frontier where the law isn’t specifically written yet. If major carmakers and analysts put the money where their mouth is, most semi-autonomous cars will be available to regular consumers...

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The Future of Transportation

To all intents and purposes, today’s transportation is mostly the same as it was in the 1950’s. More electronic gadgets and gizmos, admittedly, but fundamentally, the cars, trucks and trains of 2014 are still based...

6 Reasons to Consider Overseas Engineering Jobs

6 Reasons to Consider Overseas Engineering Jobs

How far would you travel for your dream job? To another city? Another state? Why limit yourself, when your skills are in demand, worldwide? 

12 Best Engineering Companies for Vets

12 Best Engineering Companies for Veterans

The military left its mark on you. For these employers, that is the most important certification an engineer can earn.