September 9, 2013
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Purpose Statement – The purpose of this speech is to inform you about engineering as a career. Thesis statement - I will inform you about the job description, education needed, average earnings, and job outlook of an engineer.
I. Engineer David Kelley once said, “Wherever you are, look around. The only thing not designed by somebody is nature." A. As an engineer you have the opportunity to design many things and improve them so they might be as perfect as nature someday too. II. Today I will inform you about the job description, education needed, average earnings, and job outlook of an engineer.
I. First, I will begin by telling you about what being an engineer means. A. According to Webster’s Dictionary of the English Language engineering is defined as “the art of designing, building, or using systems by scientific methods.” B. Engineers either work in design and development . . .
1. That means that they design new buildings, highways. Or even help advance technology. C. Or they do production and management
1. They can supervise production in factories and determine the causes of breakdowns. They also test manufactured products to make sure that the product is all the same quality. II. Next, I would like to inform you about the education you need to become an engineer. A. According to the “I have a plan” website a bachelors degree is required for most entry-level jobs. B. A good high school prep to be in a field of engineering is to take four years of high school math and science. III. Thirdly, I would like to provide you information about the average earnings and outlook for jobs of an engineer. A. The national average for a job in the field of engineering is $92,260. 1. Wages for an experienced engineer can be up to $140,420 and beyond. B. According to the I have a plan website the outlook is stable and there is expected to...
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