During springtime, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is celebrated around the world with festivals and events which are meant to ignite the imaginations of young people.
For the past 65 years, the National Professional Engineers association has proclaimed a week in February to be National Engineers Week, where they purpose to increase awareness of different types of work that engineers do.
More recently a new combination of local events have come together to create awareness of not only engineering, but science, technology, and mathematics too. A few of the STEM festivals found around the United States include:
If you have felt the STEM spark you might be interested in learning more about being an engineer. Here are a couple more engineering disciplines that you might want to consider...
A plumbing engineer is a type of mechanical engineer who designs building systems that not only include the standard applications, but also the more exotic applications like process piping and medical gas piping.
Sales engineers can be found in each of the engineering disciplines. This sales engineer is a registered professional mechanical engineer too.