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How to Get Hired in the Automotive Industry

The transportation sector is on the lookout for talented engineers

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This article is part of our April 2014 special report, “Transportation Electrification,” which highlights technological advances in the industry that will make vehicles safer, less reliant on fossil fuels, and eventually autonomous.

THE INSTITUTEThe rapid development of such vehicular technologies as advanced-safety, autonomous-driving, and infotainment systems, as well as electrified powertrains, next-generation hybrid and electric cars, and advanced batteries means that automakers and their suppliers need lots of talented employees.

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The Transistor at 75

The past, present, and future of the modern world’s most important invention

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Lisa Sheehan
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Seventy-five years is a long time. It’s so long that most of us don’t remember a time before the transistor, and long enough for many engineers to have devoted entire careers to its use and development. In honor of this most important of technological achievements, this issue’s package of articles explores the transistor’s historical journey and potential future.

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