Akula112233
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Interview for Computer Hardware Engineer (or something along those lines)

Postby Akula112233 » Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:57 pm

Hi, my name is Kaushik and for a school project, I need to interview a computer hardware engineer or some engineer that works in a field closely related to that (even mechanical engineering is ok). I apologize in advance as I know some other people have already asked similar questions but my teacher was specific about asking the exact questions I have typed below. Thank you very much for your time!

Questions:

1. Interviewee Name:

2. Interviewee’s specific degree:

3. Interviewee’s place of employment:

4. Interviewee’s email address and/or phone:

5. Please describe your engineering field.

6. What is your current job title?

7. Please describe your particular job and duties.

8. What is your average work schedule?

9. Starting with high school, please describe your educational background
Chronologically.

10. If you had it to do over, related to your career or education, would you do
anything differently? Why or why not?

11. What advice would you give to me as someone interested in pursuing a
career path similar to yours?

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RHBrockmeier
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Re: Interview for Computer Hardware Engineer (or something along those lines)

Postby RHBrockmeier » Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:31 pm

1. Interviewee Name: Richard Brockmeier

2. Interviewee’s specific degree: Ceramic Engineering

3. Interviewee’s place of employment: Retired formerly a computer engineer at a nuclear power plant.

4. Interviewee’s email address and/or phone: n/a not allowed

5. Please describe your engineering field. Started in materials but self taught computer science.

6. What is your current job title? Information Services Engineer
7. Please describe your particular job and duties. Computer system design and network design.

8. What is your average work schedule? Long hours when something breaks otherwise 8 to 4.

9. Starting with high school, please describe your educational background
Chronologically.

High school - 1960's college prep.

College - BS Ceramic Engineering

10. If you had it to do over, related to your career or education, would you do
anything differently? Why or why not? Probably wouldn't do much differently. Advice from my mentor was that engineers work with technology and you will spend you career learning new technologies, as they are always changing.

11. What advice would you give to me as someone interested in pursuing a
career path similar to yours? Learn to love to learn. Schools cannot teach everything, but they are laboratories where you learn to learn.


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