Physical

Physical engineers come up with solutions to contemporary problems in the physical and life sciences by applying fundamental principles.

What is Physical Engineering?

Invention: The first engineer known by name and achievement is Imhotep, builder of the Step Pyramid in Egypt.

Principles: Ideas, rules, and/or concepts need to be kept in mind when solving problems.

Taking it into a career:

  • Competitive wages
  • Ongoing career development resources
  • The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects
  • Meaningful projects that solve problems

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Homeschool Series - Engineering

Omaha, NE

Prairie STEM Fall Homeschool Series will occur on Tuesdays and Thursdays in our classrooms at The Mastercraft Building, 1111 N 13th St. Suite 307, Oma...

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Building STEMtacular Bridges

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Internships at HDR

Omaha, NE

An internship may be the most important step in the success of your career. We believe internships play a critical role in developing the next genera...

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Example Careers

Engineering Physicist

Education Requirements
A Master's degree

Average Salary
115K-118K


They focus on the use of physics when analyzing and evaluating engineering problems. They are key players with computational physics, superconductivity, applied thermodynamics, how materials react in high and low temperature, and space science research.

Engineering Scientist

Education Requirements
A Bachelor's degree, some have a Master's degree

Average Salary
100K-102K


They research, develop, and design new materials, devices, sensors, and processes for a diverse range of applications.

Career salary data provided by: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook handbook and O*NET OnLine.

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