ROBOTICS - CAREER SNAPSHOT
ONE PERSON'S JOURNEY FOLLOWING THEIR PASSION INTO ROBOTICS
Meet Dr. Tessa Lau, Robotics Engineer
Dr. Tessa Lau, a Robotics Engineer, holds the title of Chief Robot Whisperer. She says, “Robot whispering for me is about making sure robots behave well in human environments.” Dr. Lau creates autonomous robots for the service industry and is transforming how we interact with robots. To have a career as a roboticist, you need a bachelor’s degree in robotics, mechanical, electronics or software engineering. Did you know that as of January 2020, more than 2.4 million industrial robots are operating in factories around the world!
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Robotics - Career Pathway Questions to Consider - Step #20
Your post-voyage reflection:
Have you taken some key high school courses you need to get yourself started on the pathway?
Which summer activity are you eager to pursue in order to validate your interest in this career field?
What “Lifelong” learning pathways will you take upon leaving high school? You can choose among full-time employment, apprenticeships, armed services and post-secondary education, which are all sound choices.
If you choose a college pathway, what major and courses would you choose to study at a two-year or four-year college?
What other activities are you eager to explore to increase your success chances of entering the field of employment after completion of high school or college?
When ready, what type of full-time employment opportunities will you choose?
If relevant, which apprenticeship program(s) would you join for on-the-job training leading to full-time employment?
If you are interested in the military's “FREE” education and training in a field you would like to pursue, which military service would you consider and why?
Did you enjoy this career pathway adventure?
Would you like to try another pathway?
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