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The 6 Essential Qualities of an Automotive Design Engineer (Part 2)

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While Part 1 of this list focused on the technical and skill related aspects of design engineering, Part 2 focuses on the productivity and political skills you should acquire to become a good designer.Following are three of the most important skills to develop in this area: 4. How to Be Organized Automotive design engineering is incredibly complicated. Tell someone you …

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The 6 Essential Qualities of an Automotive Design Engineer (Part 1)

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Automotive Design Engineers are the people in the automotive world who turn ideas into functioning designs. There are many different types of design engineers in the automotive field, but most of them require a similar skill set.  I have been a design engineer in the automotive world for six years now and it has been an incredible rewarding career. Over the time …

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Automotive vs. Mechanical Engineering Degree

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You’ve grown up working on your own vehicle and wouldn’t think of taking it to a mechanic for repairs. Your neighbors come to you first when there’s something wrong with their car. When people come to visit you they don’t go to the front door but instead head straight to the garage to save time. If any of these situations …

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Focus On These Engineering Courses for Success in Automotive

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Our education as engineers is an incredibly eye opening experience. Just choosing which school to go to can be a major obstacle.  It is a challenging world of knowledge that determines what initial path we decide to take in our career. For Automotive Engineers, the most common major is Mechanical Engineering. However, you could be in automotive, electrical, industrial, manufacturing …

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The 5 Most Important College Experiences to Become an Automotive Engineer

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So you are in school and are getting the itch to get into the awesome field of automotive engineering. What should you do though, to make it easier to land that job when you graduate and make sure you get a great starting salary? If you have your heart set on learning to become an automotive engineer, make sure you …