Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers work in a wide variety of jobs, ranging from design or marketing to testing, manufacturing, and research. They may work in the field, in a laboratory, or in an office using computers to control experiments and designs while they interact with people directly or electronically. Some manage projects involving other engineers and scientists. Others work directly with the consumer of engineered products. They may be part of a large or small firm or a government agency. Many have excellent opportunities for local, national, and international travel and work assignments. Some positions require specialization; others require the flexibility to perform virtually all engineering functions for an employer. Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering offers excellent opportunities for employment in a wide spectrum of jobs.
The Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam is an in-depth test of the knowledge and experience that is obtained in undergraduate education. The FE is the first step to becoming a professional licensed engineer. More information regarding the FE Exam may be found here.
NDSU ABEN graduate, Justin Lester, shared how he prepared for his FE exam and why he felt it important to take the next step in his professional life.