Industry Careers

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Technology is fundamentally a collection of techniques. The foundation of any technical career is the mastery of those techniques. Although the tools of the trade change from field to field, the technical expert is the one constant working it all out.

Our Technical Careers programs offer a range of choices for students searching for their place in a technological world. From the tried-and-true methods of the master mason to the futuristic endeavors of the nanotechnologist, people in technical careers are the keystones of civilization.

Traits of the Trade

The best technicians share these essential qualities:

  • Inventive nature
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Attention to detail
  • Powerful work ethic
  • Safety consciousness
  • Knack for concentration
  • Adaptability
  • Willingness to learn
  • Superior motor skills
  • Common sense 
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Gift for spatial perception


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