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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

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A Career in Engineering

Find out if you have got what it takes to be an engineer

A Career in Engineering

Engineers design and innovate. They take ideas and make them a reality. Engineers work in a wide variety of career areas. Their work is meaningful and they make a real impact on society and the world we live in.

Who is suited to Engineering?

  • Do you wonder how things work?
  • Do you enjoy problem solving? Suggesting new ideas and ways of doing things?
  • Are you always looking to make improvements to things?
  • Are you methodical – do you picture situations and analyse in steps?

If you answered YES to one or more of the above questions you might be suited to a career in engineering. Engineers work in various sectors; ICT, science, construction, electronics, mechanics and many more industries.

There are many benefits to working in engineering roles. The work is usually challenging and stimulating. The skills you will use in your work are applicable to various other careers. Your work is meaningful as you are making an impact on society and developing new products. And if that isn’t enough to keep you interested, the roles are usually quite lucrative, so your pockets will be well lined too!

To find out about careers in engineering click here to read What Can I do with a Degree in Engineering?


The CareersPortal Team

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