The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

TECC 104: Engineering Career Questions and Answers on Career Path, Maintaining Focus, and International Work – Special Q&A Series from The E

March 4, 201623 min
This podcast is the fourth of six special Q&A Series which airs every first Friday of the month in addition to our regular episodes through May 2016. My co-host Chris Knutson, PE and I answer more questions from our listeners asking for engineering career advice.



Here are the summary of the questions and answers we’ve discussed in this session:

Question:

I have some interest in computer science, but I am wondering if minoring in computer science would be taking a completely different path than Chemical Engineering. – Zane from Alabama

Answer:

Doing something else other than engineering can help you use your right brain and be exposed to other ideas
Communication or business courses can add to your technical engineering knowledge
Learn and understand contracts and law
Expand the number of opportunities that you could have in your career
Consider what kind of work is most enjoyable for you

Question:

When I encounter a difficult piece of a homework or exam problem, how do I keep

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