Deciding on your future career is of utmost importance, it determines…… well…… your future!
However, doing so can be extremely difficult for some. In fact, some people don’t even have a clue to what they want to do in the future! In these cases, you should consider studying engineering!
“Why?”, you ask. Here’re a few reasons:
1) Less Risk
Engineering is one of the jobs out there that bears the least risk. The world NEEDS engineers, so the demand for engineers is high and the growth rate for the job is also increasing rapidly. Therefore, you don’t need to worry about landing a job after you get your degree because ENGINEERING JOBS ARE EVERYWHERE!!! Furthermore, the job provides you with financial security, which I will talk more about in the next section.
2) Financial Security
Engineering is known to be one of the jobs with high pays. So, you won’t need to worry about those pesky expense bills anymore if you become an engineer. But you do need to worry about how and where to keep all that money though.
According to statistics, engineers get a median starting salary of approximately $60,000 in the U.S and can earn as much as $180,000 after a few years of experience working in the field! (Cool fact: You can buy more than 80,000 gallons of chocolate with that money)
3) Wide Career Progression Opportunities
Having an engineering-based education allows you to cultivate specialist and transferable skills that you can use in almost any industry. This includes skills such as critical analysis skills, social skills, logical thinking skills etc. In addition to that, it also allows you to work your way up to high-level management, that means better working conditions and more money in your wallet!
4) Get A Chance To Improve the World
Who do you think is responsible for the modernisation of the world, the invention of technology, the designing of sports shoes?
Yes, even shoes are related to engineers. As a matter of fact, almost everything you see is related to engineering in some way. That’s why engineers play a crucial role in society today.
One of the best parts of being an engineer is improving and modernizing the world. You get to create new things that benefit society and the feeling of doing so is pure ecstasy.
5) It’s all worth it
When people think about engineering, they think about hard work, sleep deprivation, and generally stu-dying.
Yes, it’s true that engineering is a difficult course to take, but everything comes with a price. Would you rather study engineering for 4-5 years and enjoy the rest of your life in luxury or waste your time taking up an easy course that doesn’t benefit you much and regret it the rest of your life? You’re out of your mind if you choose the latter.
On a serious note, believe me, every drop of blood, sweat, and tears that you shed while trying to become an engineer will be worth while in the end.