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In this video adapted from Pathways to Technology, you’ll learn about the career opportunities available with a degree in engineering. Gina Ferrera, the community college graduate featured in this video, is a value engineer, and her work on night-vision goggles helps people see in the dark. Gina is responsible for improving her company's products, while improving quality and reducing costs. She explains why she went to college, decided to study engineering, and then work in telecommunications. Also, Gina talks about why she enjoys her job and her chosen field. The video runs 3:03 and is accompanied by a background essay, standards alignment, and discussion questions. Users who sign up for a free account can save the resource and download the video as well.

Subjects:

  • Science > Engineering
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
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Keywords:

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English

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