Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Barry Duggan from Analog Devices to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Barry Duggan

Electronic Engineer

Analog Devices

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  Barry Duggan

If your a logical thinker, like a challenge and are constantly trying to improve your understanding and knowledge then this is the job for you.

This job covers a very broad range of IC's (integrated circuits) which are used in various applications like mobile phones, cars etc. and everyday can be a new challenge or experience.

If you like taking things apart and seeing how they work then you'll really enjoy working in electronics.

Good organisational and presentation /communication skills are a nice bonus!

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McEgan College

Business Studies


Code:  BBSXX
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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