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Career breaks for women engineers and technicians

Career breaks for women engineers and technicians

a report of a survey of the attitudes of engineering employers

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Published by Engineering Council in London .
Written in English


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Statementreport by Sue Peacock.
ContributionsPeacock, Sue., Engineering Council.
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Open LibraryOL14501210M

According to the National Science Foundation, women represent approximately one out of every five engineering college graduates, however only 11% of engineers in the field are women. Certainly the field of engineering has come a long way in recognizing the competency and unique strengths women in engineering can bring to the workplace.   Based on a DOL list of nontraditional jobs for women (women make up less than 25% of the field) and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) . A comprehensive list of jobs for women in Engineering. The Most Visited Job Board For Women For Over 15 Years. He asked me to write a detailed post on why I gave up my engineering career. Engineering is a great field to get into. These STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers pay well and the world demands more engineers every day. However, an engineering career might not .


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