We asked engineers from different fields what advice they would give to girls interested in engineering. Here’s what they told us:

Get Ready for an Engineering Career

Engineers possess high-level skills, earn high wages, and have many options when deciding on a career field. Experts predict a strong demand for engineers in the future, especially for women. You can see the contribution of women engineers in products like the graphing calculator, alternative fuel for cars, and processes for the large-scale distribution of antibiotics.

Not sure how to prepare for an engineering career? Here are some suggestions from engineers:


During Middle School

During High School

During College