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I will be finishing my degree at 35 years old. Will I be at a disadvantage?

by Mandy from Norfolk, VA

I am 32 years old and completing my first year back to school to earn a degree in civil/environmental engineering (although I am open to switching fields). My first degree was in history and after many years with difficulty finding a job (I worked ...

Engineering allows us to connect and communicate with our friends and family in ways that were just fantasy 20 years ago.

No so long ago, letters took several days to reach their destination and getting message to someone who lived a continent away could take a month or more – or cost a small fortune. Now, thanks to our smart phones, voice-over-internet, and social networks on our computers, communicating with people in Australia can be as easy as talking to your next-door neighbor.

All of the technologies that have connected us to people around the world where made possible by engineers. Engineering has even revolutionized the way packages are sent through computerized tracking systems and superior transportation methods.

The engineers of today and tomorrow shape the way we work, play, and conduct business by continuing to develop and refine the ways that we communicate.

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