Electrical engineers put the E in STEM! Education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is vital to the advancement and growth of our country and the world. Watching TV, using your smartphone, and finding your way on vacation would not be possible without jobs in electrical engineering where workers solve problems and design or improve products that use electric power.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most electrical engineers work with telecommunications and are in engineering firms. As an electrical engineer, you will evaluate and research electrical systems and products, direct the manufacture and installation of electrical equipment, and investigate complaints and failures of electrical equipment and systems and provide solutions.
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