ERIC Number: ED127451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Have You Considered Engineering? Opportunities for Women Are Expanding. Career Options Series for Undergraduate Women.
This booklet, part of a set of self-guidance publications prepared by Catalyst, a national nonprofit organization, is written specifically for undergraduate women to help them bring their aspirations into focus, develop realistic career goals and plan for career options in fields which, at the managerial and professional levels, have been traditionally male-dominated. The booklet covers the spectrum of positions within the field of engineering, educational requirements, and the employment outlook during the next decade as well as interviews with individuals who have achieved success in the field. The booklet also addresses other issues facing young women today, such as the right to make independent choices and to gain autonomy, and the importance of informed and imaginative planning. Major topics are: "Portrait of an Engineer,""Career Options,""Educational Preparation,""Employment Outlook,""Lifestyle Options." Numerous photographs are included in the text. (TA)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Opportunities, Career Planning, College Students, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Engineering, Engineers, Females, Higher Education, Job Application, Labor Market, Occupational Information, Professional Occupations
Catalyst, 14 East 60th Street, New York, New York 10022 ($1.95)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: International Business Machines Corp., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Catalyst, New York, NY.
Note: For related documents, see CE 007 625-629