Development engineers are problem-solvers. They work out why something does not work and make it work again.
Women in engineering are still the exception rather than the rule. Read here why it is worthwhile to work as an engineer, how it can succeed and what salary is waiting for female engineers.
The training of engineers at German universities enjoys high regard internationally. In comparison with engineering training in China, it is far more hands-on. Do the differences in the degree systems also lead to better qualified or less well-qualified engineers?
Academics spoke to the VCI´s director for science Gerd Romanowski, technical and environmental affairs about different types of employment and career opportunities in the chemical industry.
It comes as no surprise: Engineers in Germany have good salaries. But what exactly does that mean, and what are the main factors which influence an engineer's salary? academics.com reports on the current findings and facts.
Although there are positive signs of change, working conditions for postdocs in Germany remain difficult. Andreas Keller, director of the GEW explains exactly where the problems lie and what changes still need to be made.
Postdocs should bear one thing in mind above all else: a strategy to withdraw from academia is highly advisable, for secure positions are rare.
Professors in Switzerland enjoy high salaries and excellent career prospects at institutions such as ETH Zurich. What is the academic career path for a researcher in Switzerland?