How to Get an Electrical Engineer Degree?
An electrical engineer is far from just making light bulbs as they have an intense selection of career paths to choose from. An electrical engineer can choose the following industry as their career path: power transmission, electromagnetic, signal processing, control system design, commercial appliances, instrumentations, telecommunications, embedded systems, bioelectricity etc.
Sounds interesting does not it? So how does one become an electrical engineer then? You will need to be interested in how things work and have the enthusiasm to find the solution. You will also need to excel in Math, Chemistry and Physic courses during high school. Another important skill one needs to survive in pursuing an Electrical Engineering education is programming.
During your years in university as an electrical engineering student, you will have many opportunities to utilize your programming skills as almost everything today has a microcontroller inside, including the alarm clock that you woke up to. So brush up on those programming skills! An electrical engineer with both proven hardware and software skills will be a valuable asset for companies.
In your undergraduate studies, you can also participate in different engineering research projects happening in the campus. You can learn a lot of knowledge from the professors and graduate students that would not normally be able to learn in courses. Another opportunity that is excellent for your career is to participate in Internship / CO-OP programs. These programs are offered by many companies in which which would provide you work experience in the industry that you are interested in.
I hope this would be enough information for you in what to expect when you pursue this career path.