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Figure 8. Examples of Careers Related to Magnet Strands at G.W. Carver Magnet High School (Houston)

House of EngineeringExamples of Careers
Electrical EngineeringStudents work in digital electronic labs equivalent to university-level programs, and learn about alternating currents, wiring, and circuitry.Aircraft Electrician, Biomedical Equipment Repair
Architectural EngineeringStudents use applications like Computer-aided Design (CAD), Auto Desk Pro, and other software tools to build future cities and design homes.Architectural Engineer, Civil Engineer, Interior Designer, Landscaper
Applied Technology Engineering TechnologiesStudents become proficient in programming languages, computer networking, and telecommunications. Projects include multimedia productions, live broadcasts, sound mixing, and video editing.Computer Programmer, Security Specialist, Systems Analyst, Data Communications Technician
Manufacturing Engineering TechnologiesStudents train in manufacturing techniques and safety, operating machine tools and mills to create products. Students also design and construct a variety of robotic models.Mining & Petroleum Technologist, Quality Control & Safety Technologist

Source: G.W. Carver Magnet High School. Used with permission.

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Last Modified: 10/20/2008