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This title examines the positions of chemical, environmental, and computer engineer, as well as that of video game developer. The duties and responsibilities of the professional in each of these occupations are examined. Through profiles of Jason Trask, George Beatty, Jourdan Bennett, and Brian Colin, readers will get the sense of an engineer's life. Readers will learn about daily life in the engineering field, average salaries, and educational requirements and steps to securing one of these positions. Readers will learn what characteristics and interests make for a successful career in engineering, and a short self-evaluation analyses the prospective engineer's potential for success in the field. Also included are evaluations of each profession's potential market, and how to find work. Inside the Industry is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 9
BISACS JNF051120, JNF051170, JNF011000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Careers
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2011-01-01
ISBN 9781617147982, 9781617840845
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 620.0023
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Lexile 1130
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
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Inside the Industry – Library Media Connection

This series looks at a specific broad field, and breaks it down to specific jobs within the industry. The depth of coverage is good for elementary students and middle school students. . . . Recommended.

Inside the Industry – School Library Journal

These. . .well-designed books describe a variety of careers in these popular fields. Because they help readers assess if these positions are suitable for their personality types and backgrounds, the titles are good choices for career exploration and self-discovery. They are also useful for research and reports. Because this type of information is usually not contained in one source and is challenging to find by other means, these. . .are solid additions.

Inside the Industry – School Library Journal

. . . the descriptions of each career are detailed–including information on what it entails, the work environment, the job market, a day in the life of a professional, and questions about the job. . . . Each one has a healthy amount of back matter with information on getting your foot in the door, professional organizations, and market facts.

Author: Susan E. Hamen