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    Engineers Week 2014

     What is the best career advice you’ve ever received or given? Share it with other engineers and technicians as part of this year’s Engineers Week celebration. Tweet your best advice and follow the conversation at:  #advice4engineers 

    Engineers Week 2014 (February 16-22, 2014) was founded by NSPE in 1951. Please visit their website to find out more information about activities scheduled this year.  Today, EWeek is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies. Dedicated to raising public awareness of engineers' positive contributions to quality of life, EWeek promotes recognition among parents, teachers, and students of the importance of a technical education and a high level of math, science, and technology literacy, and motivates youth, to pursue engineering careers in order to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce. Each year, EWeek reaches thousands of schools, businesses, and community groups across the U.S. 

     

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    Engineer Missouri - Economic Impact Study of the Engineering Profession

    Government projections suggest strong growth in employment in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) occupations over the coming years.  Moreover, a 2009 survey of manufacturing firms revealed that 36 percent of firms reported a shortage of scientists and engineers today.  Despite the demand for these skills, the enrollment of U.S. citizens and permanent residents in graduate programs has decreased since the early 1990s.  The Missouri Economic Research and Information Center projects a total of 15,753 job openings by the year 2020 in engineering occupations in Missouri.  Read the recently completed study here.  

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