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Engineering includes everything from designing and building buildings to designing cars and developing products. If you have ever seen something and wondered how it was built engineering might be the field for you. For example, an electrical engineer could work with an architect and construction workers to develop the electrical system for a new building.


As a woman in engineering your career options could include being:

  • Electrical engineering

  • Civil engineering

  • Mechanical engineering

  • Biomedical engineering

  • Chemical engineering

  • Aerospace engineering

  • Industrial engineering

  • Agricultural engineering

  • Nuclear engineering


According to a recent report, only 13% of engineers are women. Learn more about the growth of the engineering industry by reading our fact sheet.