The engineering track at Real Salt Lake Academy will introduce you to the exciting field of engineering in an innovative way. You will have the chance to learn the principles behind engineering, work on many exciting hands on projects, and learn how to problem solve and think critically to solve real world problems. In addition, you will get the opportunity to work with many forms of machinery such as a 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, CAD programing software, and many other probe and sensor materials.

reasons to explore a career in the field of engineering

There are tons of different sectors in the engineering industry, which gives students a lot of options when choosing a career path. Some of your options include engineering work in the mechanical, software, biomedical, chemical, environmental and electrical fields. Location, Engineers can work everywhere and are needed everywhere.

The salary that comes with a career in engineering is a definite plus! Becoming an engineer takes a high level of skill and dedication, so it makes sense that an engineer’s salary reflects these commitments.

With industry expansion and an aging workforce, there’s no shortage of engineering jobs on the horizon.

Engineers are not professionals who always sit at a desk from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Engineers work in all different types of environments (e.g., cities, rural areas, offices, forests, mountains) and during all hours of the day, depending on the task at hand.

One of the best things about being an engineer is that your projects benefits societies around the globe. From medical advancements, to “green” revolutions, to implementing systems that keep communities safe, engineers develop innovations that are good for all of us.

Finally, You are a part of a very professional career. It’s mandatory for engineers to keep up-to-date with all types of training, regulations, education, memberships, and industry knowledge, so you know that they’re working to the highest professional and legal standards. After all, you don’t work in a typical office environment, so this type of diligence is crucial to keeping everyone safe.