Life After...Engineering and Built Environment

A practical guide to life after your degree

Author: Sally Longson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134185405

Category: Education

Page: 216

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Thousands of students graduate from university each year. The lucky few have the rest of their lives mapped out in perfect detail - but for most things are not nearly so simple. Armed with your hard-earned degree the possibilities and career paths lying before you are limitless, and the number of choices you suddenly have to make can seem bewildering. Life After...Engineering and Built Environment has been written specifically to help students currently studying, or who have recently graduated, make informed choices about their future. It will be source of invaluable advice and wisdom to graduates on where their degree can take them, covering such topics as: Identifying a career path that interests you – and how to start pursuing it The worldwide opportunities open to engineering graduates Staying motivated and pursuing your goals Networking and self-promotion Making the transition from scholar to worker The Life After University series of books are more than simple ‘career guides’. They are unique in taking a holistic approach to career advice – recognising the increasing view that, although a successful working life is vitally important, other factors can be just as essential to happiness and fulfilment. They are the indispensable handbooks for students considering their future direction.

Studying the Built Environment

Author: Marion Temple

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137073772

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 8998


This unique book introduces students to the themes and aspects of studying the built environment. Contemporary issues such as sustainability and urbanization preface the explanation of the core subject disciplines of architecture, construction management, planning, real estate management and surveying. The distinctive student experience of learning about the built environment is explored with a focus upon learning and teaching methods, learning skills and assessment. The final chapter of the book looks at the links between academic study and professional practice.

Wind and the Built Environment

U.S. Needs in Wind Engineering and Hazard Mitigation

Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Committee on Natural Disasters,Panel on the Assessment of Wind Engineering Issues in the United States

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309044499

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 9076


This book assesses wind engineering research studies in the past two decades to identify an interdisciplinary research agenda and delineate an action plan for evaluation of critical wind engineering efforts. It promotes the interdisciplinary approach to achieve collaborative research, assesses the feasibility of formalizing undergraduate wind engineering curricula, and assesses international wind engineering research activities and transfer approaches for U.S. applications.

The Exam Skills Handbook

Achieving Peak Performance

Author: Stella Cottrell

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013567

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 288

View: 8675


Provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.

Engineering: Oral and written evidence

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215529336

Category: Education, Higher

Page: 373

View: 8988


Incorporating HC 470-i-iii, 640-i-iii, 599-i-iii, 1064-i, 1202-i, 1194-i of session 2007-08

Civil Engineering and Architecture

Author: Donna Matteson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781435487802

Category: Architecture

Page: 764

View: 8948


Based on the innovative Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum, this dynamic new text provides a richly illustrated history of architectural styles and the engineering achievements that produced them, as well as detailed coverage of the principles and concepts that current professionals use to shape today's built environment.

Career Pathways

Preparing Students for Life

Author: Elaine Makas Howard,Elaine Makas,Pamela J. Ill

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761939719

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 6054


Help students be more focused and team-oriented and become the true drivers of their own learning by directing their learning and planning down one of several broad career avenues.