Robotics Engineer

About the job:

What you do

As a Robotics Engineer, your job is to research, design, develop, and test robotic applications. 


The tough stuff

As a Robotics Engineer, you will have to: 

  • Cope with the pressure of meeting tight deadlines
  • Sometimes work overtime 



The cool stuff

As a Robotics Engineer, you will get to:

  • Simplify people's jobs and lives through the automation you work on 
  • Benefit from job opportunities, since the demand for this career is growing
  • Program robots! 'Nuff said!
Typical work hours
  • 40 hours per week
  • Overtime

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Math
  • Physics
Best high school track(s)
  • General Sciences
Personal qualities
  • Expressing yourself verbally
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Reasoning & Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required

In order to become a Robotics Engineer, you can obtain: 

  • A Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering field 
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Robotics Engineering, which includes courses in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering 

However, a Master's degree in Robotics is highly recommended, since it'll focus on: 

  • The Foundations of Robotics
  • Robot Dynamics
  • Social implications of technology
Helpful resources
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International universities