My Engineering Career

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Word count: 2879

Choice count: 68

Section count: 45

Image count: 45

Error count: 18

Field Related Analysis:

Education : 39 matches (CEGEP, Down, Education, Greats, School, choice, course, courses, credit, deadline, degree, diploma, doctorate, don, emotional, exam, feedback, field, field of study, first, goal, head, knowledge, learn, learning, level, market, master's degree, motivation, professor, progression, project, research, school, semester, specific, students, teach, university)

Law/Paralegal-Technology : 28 matches (accident, account, additional, arrested, Budget, clients, company, credit, delivery, Development, Direction, driver, driving, electricity, fact, family, four, government, hire, interest, majority, market, master, minimum wage, neglect, punishment, secure, victim)

Computer Science : 25 matches (application, budget, call, capacity, choice, circuit, computer, system, copy, field, hypertext, logic, manager, master, path, period, picture, recognize, search, session, share, store, vaccine, victim, design)

Target Structure:

dead-end job (1 match)

internship (4 matches)

lack of (3 matches)

wage (1 match)

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My Engineering Career

School

School choice.

You are presently studying at the c├ęgep de St-Hyacinthe in pure and applied sciences. At the end of this semester, you will obtain my diploma. This autumn, you will have to choose what you want to do after this semester. You have the choice between two universities.

Choice 1 : Universite du Quebec a Trois-Riviere.

Choice 2 : Universite de Sherbrooke.

Universite de Trois-Riviere

Universite du Quebec a Trois-Riviere.

This university offers three programs that you got interested. All those programs has one internship, but mechanical engineering with a cooperative path has four internships. You have the choice between mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and industrial Engineering.

Choice 1 : Mechanical engineering (UQTR).

Choice 2 : Electrical engineering (UQTR).

Choice 3 : Industrial Engineering (UQTR).

Universite de Sherbrooke

Universite de Sherbrooke.

This university offers three programs that you got interested. All those programs has has four internships. You have the choice between mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and robotic engineering. Robotic engineering and electrical engineering offers a different type of education.

Choice 1 : Mechanical engineering.

Choice 2 : Electrical engineering.

Choice 3 : Robotic engineering.

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering (UQTR).

You chose mechanical engineering and you don't regret it. You are now at a time of your life that you must choose if you want to continue with a study session or an internship.

Choice 1 : Study session.

Choice 2 : Internship.

Study

Study session.

You decided to continue with a study session. It is in the middle of the summer and all of your friends asked you if you want to go out this weekend. The only thing is that you know that you have an exam next Monday. You must choose if you go with them of you stay home and study.

Choice 1 : You stay home and study.

Choice 2 : You go with your friends and have fun.

book

You stay home and study.

You wasn't able to understand the logic behind the theory. You tried to learn it by heart. When you arrived at your exam, you realized that you studied the wrong subject. You fell your exam you got excluded by the university.

Choice 1 : Game Over

party

You go with your friends and have fun.

In the middle of Saturday night, someone showed you a copy of your exam next Monday. You took a picture of it and decided to study only important subjects. You got an excellent result at your exam.

Choice 1 : You succesed at your exam

internship

Internship.

You passed a couple of interviews to get a job and you got finally called. The only thing is that you have to go to North. To go there, it takes 10 hours of driving. You must decide if you accept this job or not knowing that it might be the only opportunity that you will ever have.

Choice 1 : You accept the job.

Choice 2 : You try to find another job.

Accept the job

You accept the job.

Two weeks after you started the job, you came back to see your family. They were happy to see you and you tell them that you won't be able to come back soon because of the distance. On the way back, you faced a drunk driver and got into an accident with him. You have to receive a transplant to survive.

Choice 1 : Game Over

Another job

You try to find another job.

You decided to search for another job. You finally found one just before the deadline. You made a good decision because the factory where you will work offers better salary and it is closer to where you live.

Choice 1 : You have a great job

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering (UQTR).

After one year, you ask yourself if you want to continue in this program. You know someone who became an electrician. You asked him about manual work and you have to choose if you want to become an electrician.

Choice 1 : Leave the school to become an electrician.

Choice 2 : Stay at the university in your program.

Electrician

Leave the school to become an electrician.

After getting your permit, you have some trouble to find a job. You finally found one, but it is pay at the minimum wage. You must decide if you accept this job or if you start your own company.

Choice 1 : You accept the job.

Choice 2 : You start on your own.

You accept the job

You accept the job.

You love your job, but you need more money to be able to pay all your bills. Because of this lack, your car has been seized. You have some difficulties to travel and you are not able to continue to work at your old job.

Choice 1 : Game Over

business

You start on your own.

At the beginning, you experienced some difficulties. You never gave up and now your business is doing greats. You have 10 employees and they are all polite face to you.

Choice 1 : You succesed with your business

master's degree

Stay at the university in your program.

You are about to get your diploma in this electrical engineering. You ask yourself if you should continue in a master's degree. This might be a problem because you are not sure if you have enough money to pay the school.

Choice 1 : Continue in your program.

Choice 2 : You stop and go to the labor market.

Convenience store

Continue in your program.

Unfortunately, your bank account went down. You are forced to stop going to school. You have no choice other than come back with your parents. You must work at the convenience store of your village.

Choice 1 : Game Over

Labor market

You stop and go to the labor market.

Directly when you applied for your job, you got engaged. A couple of years later, the company got some direction problems. As soon as they started to decline, they try to change something and you got fired. Even if you brought a lot to the company, they fired you.

Choice 1 : Game Over

Industrial engineering

Industrial Engineering (UQTR).

This program wasn't like you thought. The way that the program is orientated don't delight you at all. You must decide before next semester if you want to stay or if you change your study program.

Choice 1 : You stay in your study program.

Choice 2 : You change your study program.

Industrial engineering

You stay in your study program.

You finally decided to stay in your program. Because of the lack of passion in this field of study, you fell in depression. You're not motivated at all. A day, you decide to go see one of your friends, He said that you should not give up so easily. Should you continue?

Choice 1 : You listen to him and continue.

Choice 2 : You entirely stop your program and become a truck driver.

Depression

You listen to him and continue.

Even if you tried your best, you hate this field of study. You don't want to go outside of your home and don't want to see anyone. You have some serious mental problems.

Choice 1 : Game Over

Truck driver

You entirely stop your program and become a truck driver.

You knew that this field of study wasn't made for you. You decided to chance completely your field of interest. Someone talked with you about travelling around North America and you fell in love with that. After going with your friend in a delivery at New York, you decided to become a truck driver.

Choice 1 : You found your perfect job

Biology

You change your study program.

After a long period of thinking, you decided to completely change your field of study. You decide to make some biology study. Your dream is to become a biologist who protects the fauna of Quebec.

Choice 1 : You choose to study by yourself on want you really want to protect

Choice 2 : You want to work for the government to get a secure job.

Bacterium

You choose to study by yourself on want you really want to protect.

You are passionate about your job and you discovered a new bacterium. The goal of this bacterium is to eliminate a certain type of parasite that affect the majority of moose.

Choice 1 : You found your real passion

Government research

You want to work for the government to get a secure job.

Unfortunately, the government prefer spending his time in the research. You found yourself working in a university. Your goal is to develop a new vaccine for the winter flu.

Choice 1 : You love your field of work, but you hate the goal of your research

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering.

The mechanical Engineering program at this university is very similar to the program system of the cegep. You have different courses depending of your progression. After your baccalaureate, you must decide if you continue in the master's degree or stop your study there.

Choice 1 : You continue in masters degree.

Choice 2 : You stop your study there.

masters degree

You continue in masters degree.

You are passionate about the mechanic. You are thinking about doing a doctorate to be able to teach all the theory related to this field of study. You are asking yourself if you should continue.

Choice 1 : You continue in a doctorate and become a professor.

Choice 2 : You stop your study there and become an engineer.

Professor

You continue in a doctorate and become a professor.

After a couple of years of teaching, you start to find that boring. You fell that your job is too repetitive. You need something new in your life. Something that brings you more challenge.

Choice 1 : Game Over

Mechanical engineer

You stop your study there and become an engineer.

After your baccalaureate, you think that you have enough knowledge to become an engineer. Your passion is to solve different problems related to the mechanical system of the factory where you work.

Choice 1 : You found your perfect job

No more study

You stop your study there.

You decided to stop your study where you are. You must now decide where you want to work. You passed a few interviews and you received good feedback from two of them. One of those two belong to someone that you know. You have to decide if you want to work for him knowing that his company is only at the beginning.

Choice 1 : You want to work for the person that you know

Choice 2 : You want a secure job in a bigger company.

Work with your

You want to work for the person that you know.

You finally saw good results after two years of hard work. Your boss that become your best friend tells you that he wants to head the company with you because it is too much work for only one person. You didn't know that this job was the best job you have ever expected.

Choice 1 : You love your new job

Secure job

You want a secure job in a bigger company.

You got a secure job in a big company. The only thing is that no one except your boss recognize your work. No one even know what you are exactly doing. This ignorance affects you a lot on your emotional level. You regret a lot the choice that you made a few years ago.

Choice 1 : Game Over

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering.

Electrical engineering is more abstracts that you thought. You're thinking about changing completely your field of study. You mother talked a few times about accounting. You are interested because she works as an accountant for Olymel. You must choose if you change your field of study.

Choice 1 : You change to become an accountant.

Choice 2 : You stay in your study program.

Accountant

You change to become an accountant.

You must start over all your study. There is no course that can be credit. After the second semester, you see that you'll need another source of earnings. You are thinking about getting a part-time job. The only thing is that you will have to neglect a part of your learning that you must do at home. You have to decide if you want to have a part-time job.

Choice 1 : Get a part-time job.

Choice 2 : You try to finish your study program without any additional earning.

Part-time job

Get a part-time job.

Because of the lack of study, your results went down. You're not able to follow the tempo of your study program. You decided to leave the university and continue working to your dead-end job for a few years and lose all single piece of motivation.

Choice 1 : Game Over

Parents

You try to finish your study program without any additional earning.

Because of your budget, you decided to come back home and go to the university from your home every single day. It takes you a long time, but you are able to have great results. With the help of your parents, you finished your baccalaureate in accounting.

Choice 1 : You successfully finished your baccalaureate

Electrical Engineering

You stay in your study program.

By doing research on an electrical plan of a company, you find a short circuit. You have the chance to take advantage of it. This short circuit gives you the chance to get free electricity. You have to choose if you want to take advantage of it.

Choice 1 : You take your chance of stealing electricity.

Choice 2 : You inform the company that they have a breach in their electricity plan.

Steeling electricity

You take your chance of stealing electricity.

Hydro-Quebec, the victim company, discovered what you were doing. They denounced you and you got arrested. You received a two year punishment at the jail.

Choice 1 : Game Over

handshake

You inform the company that they have a breach in their electricity plan.

The company thanks you for having show them the problem. By telling them the problem, you showed them what you can do. Because of this expertise, they offered you a job at their company. You found a good job directly after your study program.

Choice 1 : You found your perfect job

Robotic Engineering

Robotic engineering.

This program has his own way to train their students. You fell in love with it. It is call APP (Learning by projects). After your four and a half years of study, you decide to stop there. A lot of companies want to hire you because of your capacity of making connection between mechanical, electrical and computer concepts. You must choose if you want to start on your own of accept a job from all those companies.

Choice 1 : You start on your own.

Choice 2 : You accept a job from one company that really wants you.

My own business

You start on your own.

By doing research, you got a brilliant idea. You think you can revolutionize the robotic industry. The only problem is the fact that you need a big amount of money to invest in your project. You can ask for a credit, but you will have only one chance to succeed. You need to decide if you start on your own or if you share your idea with a bigger association.

Choice 1 : You start on your own.

Choice 2 : You share your idea.

Share your idea

You accept a job from one company that really wants you.

Two companies that approached you are interesting for you. The first one is a company that design all kind of robots for domestic chores. For example, they can create a dishwasher that put the dishes away after cleaning it. The other company that approached you is an engineering consulting firm. They inform clients about future prospects on their field of work related on engineering. You must choose for which company you want to work.

Choice 1 : The design company.

Choice 2 : The engineering consulting firm.

Your own business

You start on your own.

You thought that your idea was about to revolutionize the industry, but you faced too many problems. Your career is in danger. You have no more financing from anyone. You must give up with your project.

Choice 1 : Game Over

Share your idea

You share your idea.

You decided to share your idea with a bigger association. You helped them to develop the concept of it for 5 years. Now, the project is about to be done. You are the project manager and you are proud of your team and you.

Choice 1 : You are proud of your project

Design company

The design company.

After a couple of years of work, you invent a revolutionary concept about the use of an automatic car. This car doesn't need a drive anymore if you stay in a specific region. Your project that you developed outside your time of work gave you the chance to be recognized around the country. Now, a lot of association want to work with you because of your sense of development.

Choice 1 : You found your perfect job

Engineering consulting firm

The engineering consulting firm.

Because of the lack of technical application, you are less interested than at the beginning. Your passion for robotic engineering went down. This engineering firm fired you because your work wasn't enough. You lost your job and yon don't know what to do in your life.

Choice 1 : You lost your job

The End.