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Energy Engineering Internships?

01/03/2015 12:31 PM

Hello, I am interested in undergraduate energy engineering interships. I still didn't enter a university, and I am planning to base my decision on the availability of interships and jobs around the university. I am an international student, and I need to choose between UCLAN, City London, and East Anglia. I have done my search about "energy engineering interships" in the area and have come across mechanical,electrical and other engineering jobs,but not energy engineering. I'm afraid that energy engineering is still too narrow and most of the work is done on research.(no real jobs) Could someone please help?

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01/03/2015 12:33 PM

ANONS get little respect, they are lazy!

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01/03/2015 12:42 PM

It's me!Energypassion97 if that helps:) and no no laziness here.

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01/03/2015 12:47 PM
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01/03/2015 2:21 PM

That's even worse.

Have you searched for "internships in energy engineering" in your locality?

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01/03/2015 2:45 PM

Yes I did, in vain.

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01/03/2015 3:01 PM

Maybe this will give you an idea of the jobs that will be available in this field when you graduate

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01/03/2015 5:36 PM

You should check those links you sent.. It's not even in the UK, or near where my university will be. I checked all those links before you event sent them. I told you, I made my search.

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01/03/2015 4:55 PM

" I'm afraid that energy engineering is still too narrow and most of the work is done on research.(no real jobs) Could someone please help?"

Big mistake! Basically it is your understanding or understanding of what an energy engineering is, is actually the only one that is too narrow, not the field!

All engineering curricula /or apprenticeship program will give you a better understanding of your field of interest.... All deals with the fundamentals, the basics you need and whichever path you take or choose will just be dependent on your academic strength? No matter how good you think you are, the basics is where to start!

You maybe too close to the "frame" that you failed to enjoy /see the whole scenery!
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01/03/2015 5:35 PM

If you do well in school, your school will gladly help you find an internship somewhere. Your impatience makes me wonder if you will do well in school at all. My impression of you right now is that you are not ready to enter any university let alone be employed by any corporation. Then again, at least half of the freshmen entering a university program are not ready. The remedial classes many must take is proof of that.

You're at a scary, wonderful transition point in your life. For many this is the first time in their lives that they get to set their own course to pass or fail. Many who initially fail, learn from the failure something new about themselves that helps them the rest of their lives.

Do your best in whatever you do.

I wish you all the best in your schooling and life.

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01/03/2015 5:38 PM

Thank you, but I am sure what I am doing is still better than what people of my age are doing..

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01/03/2015 5:44 PM

I hope you get many opportunities to rethink that.

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01/03/2015 5:52 PM

I prefer to make sure this is the right major to enter than be bankrupt,in debt, and dropping of out university.

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01/03/2015 6:41 PM

Excellent! You may be well on your way.

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01/03/2015 9:37 PM

No one is helping me..

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01/03/2015 10:02 PM

Do you really want somebody else to live your life for you?

Winners don't whine.

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01/03/2015 10:05 PM

I don't know what else I could do other than searching the net for a solution.. This is why I asked for possible help? I am not even whining.

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01/03/2015 10:10 PM

no one is going to take your hand and give you a career.....go away

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01/03/2015 10:57 PM

It does not come all as easy as you think. You have to earn it. What you lack is self confidence and self-reliance.

Sound's like you are a whining loser. Strong people do not submit defeat other than their fault or mistake. The more the difficulty, the more the challenge. The more dopamine for you.

You are still young and better days ahead of you, if you'll find it yourself.

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01/04/2015 8:55 AM

You need to get out, off that comfortable chair and get a job! Accept whatever comes along and see if you can tackle and be a responsible person!

Doing that approach may serve as an eye opener for you and learn something new.. The best thing a person like you can do to start the beginning a productive and fruitful life!

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01/04/2015 7:33 AM

I find it very ironic that we have this thread happening at the same time.

For better or worse, we live in a world ruled by the Protestant work ethic. A work ethic that does not take into account skill level, logistic complications or the myriad of random events that can happen in our lives.

It is not fair. Life never was fair. Get over it or get out of the way.

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01/04/2015 9:04 AM

I agree Redfred!

It is really very ironic for the two topics to be coincidentally running parallel at the same time! Hope Mr. Energy himself learn and pick something from those postings as well?

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01/04/2015 1:28 PM

Their works are never invain. You saw it, since you moved to the other side. "Who could make crooked what He made straight, who could straighten what He made crooked? It is only He" contract is denied when He say so it is-don't be deceived. Love, hope and faith, there is no rule.

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01/04/2015 1:39 PM

The clueless that hide in the shadows do get annoying.

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01/04/2015 2:05 PM

you are a troublemaker Fred

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01/04/2015 2:45 PM

Yea verily, I say unto you, let us rise up and smite them, all.

Right upside the head, with a great big ole stick.

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01/04/2015 9:31 PM

Forever's gonna hurt.

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01/04/2015 11:57 AM

I'm afraid that energy engineering is still too narrow...

Exactly. You don't start out as a specialist or expert. You need to get a broad background in EE or ME. There should be councilors at whatever engineering college you select that can help steer you toward energy related fields. You will have required courses, but also elective courses where you can concentrate on your interests.

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