According to a 2012 survey by Manpower Inc., engineering ranked globally as the second most difficult jobs for employers to fill and engineering ranked no. 1 in the Americas. And, a recent survey by Harris Interactive found that 85 percent of kids say that they are not interested in a future engineering career.
The need to develop a robust talent pipeline of technical talent is a business imperative for CH2M HILL. That is why we have supported Engineers Week—taking place this week February 17-23—for more than 15 years as our flagship educational outreach program. Each year hundreds of CH2M HILL employees go into schools and after-school programs to share their passion for engineering and engage thousands of students across the country in fun, hands-on activities in the hopes of inspiring the next generation of engineers.
In celebration of EWeek, we invite you to test your knowledge on the outlook of the engineering industry and learn some fun facts about engineers at CH2M HILL through this EWeek quiz. Review the correct answers.