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What's it like working as an engineer, and what career opportunities are available? On this album, 6 practicing engineers talk about the work they do and the career path they have followed. This material forms part of The Open University course T191 Personal and career development in engineering.

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Track 1: Personal and career development in engineering

A short introduction to this album.


© The Open University 2009


Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Personal and career development in engineering    A short introduction to this album. Play now Personal and career development in engineering
2 The Work and Background of a Female Automotive Engineer    Penny Freeman, a professional automotive engineer, talks about her career in car and component manufacturing in the UK. Play now The Work and Background of a Female Automotive Engineer
3 Life as a Digital Communications Engineer    Steve Baker, an electronics engineer, talks about his career in electronic hardware and software engineering. Play now Life as a Digital Communications Engineer
4 Implementing New Technology - a Consultant's Perspective    Moira Fowler talks about her role as a consultant, helping companies to implement cutting edge surface-mount technology for miniaturising circuit boards. Play now Implementing New Technology - a Consultant's Perspective
5 An Engineer's role in Disaster Relief    Eddie James talks about his work as an engineer rebuilding essential infrastructure in areas affected by disaster. Play now An Engineer's role in Disaster Relief
6 Professional Engineering Institutions    Peter Hills, past president of the Institute of Design Engineers, talks about the application process for professional engineering bodies in the UK, their role in quality assurance and the benefits of membership. Play now Professional Engineering Institutions
7 Employing and Managing Engineers    Rod Taylor, MD of an electronic engineering business, talks about the value of ongoing professional development and the skills and competences required to succeed. Play now Employing and Managing Engineers

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