Engineering: Sectors & Positions Abroad

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Engineering: Sectors & Positions Abroad

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[ID:0645]North American engineers are currently working all over the globe for mining and transportation firms, consulting firms, power companies, government and international agencies and international development NGOs. The primary sectors within which engineers work are: international development, consulting and the private sector.

Engineering Work in International Development

Engineering has gained recognition over the past decade in North America as a profession attractive for international development projects.

While the field of international development is not booming (with the exception of peacekeeping and post-conflict reconstruction), engineering...

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