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National Academies Press, 2010
"Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty" presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's top research universities. Much of this…
Descriptors: Productivity, Tenure, Gender Differences, Research Universities
Science Service, 2008
Research is a process by which people discover or create new knowledge about the world in which they live. The International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and Affiliated Fairs are research (data) driven. Students design research projects that provide quantitative data through experimentation followed by analysis and application of that data.…
Descriptors: Research Papers (Students), Student Projects, Science Fairs, Science Education
Mount, Ellis – 1985
This six-part book provides a current account of the nature of science and engineering (SE) libraries at colleges and universities. Part I provides an overview of academic SE libraries and compares and contrasts science/technology libraries in the public and special library categories with their academic counterparts. Part II deals with various…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Libraries, Engineering, Engineering Education
Albrecht, Andreas; And Others – 1985
This four-part booklet examines various issues related to nuclear weapons and how they will affect an individual working as a scientist or engineer. It provides information about the history of nuclear weapons, about the weapons industry which produces them, and about new weapons programs. Issues are raised so that new or future graduates may make…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Science, Engineering, Engineering Education
Engineering Education, 1990
Presented is a directory of 340 undergraduate engineering and engineering technology programs in the United States and Canada. Each profile includes officers, setting, student population, student support programs, programs for minorities and women, admission and financial aid information, graduation requirements, and program offerings. Information…
Descriptors: Citations (References), College Science, Directories, Engineering Education
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Ember, Lois R. – Chemical and Engineering News, 1989
A fund established by the will of Clare Boothe Luce is announced. The 14 university beneficiaries are listed. Other programs which help to promote the participation of women in science and engineering are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Faculty, College Science, Engineering Education
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer: Computer Issue, 1987
Discusses starting salaries for graduates with various degrees in computer science and electrical engineering. Summarizes the results of a recent study by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) which provides salary estimates for graduates in different specialties and in different geographical locations. (TW)
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, College Science, Computer Science
Davidson, Robert L., III – Graduating Engineer: Computer Issue, 1987
Discusses some of the qualifications that recruits in computer and electronics firms look for in graduates who are applying for positions. Addresses the recruiters' interests in the applicants' grades, previous work experiences, interview dress, interview behavior, and resumes. (TW)
Descriptors: College Graduates, College Science, Computer Science, Electrical Occupations
Davidson, Robert L., III – Graduating Engineer: Computer Issue, 1987
Discusses some of the possibilities for careers in computer sales. Describes some of the attributes of quality computer salespersons, as illustrated by interviews with two experts on computer sales. (TW)
Descriptors: Career Education, College Graduates, College Science, Computer Science
Thomsett, Michael C. – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Reviews a number of tests that persons applying for engineering jobs may encounter including drugs, honesty, polygraph, personality and job skills tests. Discusses some problems with tests. Defines discrimination in hiring. States that job applicants usually will not take a test for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, College Students, Employment Practices, Employment Qualifications
Weinstein, Bob – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Asks engineering graduates 15 questions to help them evaluate their potential for a management career. Explains the relevance of each question. Discusses self improvement strategies. Suggests some job search strategies for graduating engineers. (CW)
Descriptors: Business Administration, College Science, College Students, Employment Opportunities
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Reviews topics from editorials in "Graduating Engineer" in the 1980's. Discusses the state of the economy at present, as well as new technology and jobs in engineering fields. Cites manufacturing excellence as a present theme in the engineering field. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, College Students, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns
Trippe, William L. – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Describes the importance of communication skills to engineers. Gives a step by step method for preparing and giving a professional presentation at the corporate level in engineering. Suggests uses of graphic aids in presentations. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, College Students, Communication Skills, Engineering
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Discusses civil engineering employment opportunities; indicates that the field is shrinking. Presents national placement and enrollment statistics. Identifies building and construction materials, and public works as areas of current and expanding opportunities. (CW)
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, College Science, College Students, Employment Opportunities
Kennedy, Marilyn Moats – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Lists and discusses eight career-damaging decisions that are often overlooked by engineering graduates, including staying too long in one job, professional isolation, "headhunter phobia," creeping obsolescence, premature announcements, letting office relationships slide, the company loyalty myth, and plateauing. (CW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning, College Science
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