Design Engineer Pathway - High School
If you’re looking towards your future while in high school you can start preparing your career in construction. Participate in extracurricular activities such as: wood working, stage set up, drawing, computers, and science experiments. Volunteer for community work projects. When selecting your classes include course in math, science, shop, welding, wood working, communications or vocational classes. You can start researching career opportunities, schools, educational programs, and apprenticeship opportunities that meet your skills and future goals. Attend career days and request to speak with or shadow an engineer. During your senior year by mid-September narrow your university options to two or three and begin applying. Your future is waiting.