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ENGR 186: First Year Seminar For Engineers

Select a Research Topic

  • Choose a topic that interests you
  • Read through background information
  • Write out your topic as a statement and select the main concepts
  • Start making a list of words to describe your topic (try to come up with 3 or 4)
  • Come up with synonyms for the list of words that describe your topic

Having trouble deciding what to write about? Try looking at the links below to get some ideas:

Other eReferences

Looking for an overview of standards, definitions of terms or concepts, important events, and bibliographic references? Many useful reference works are now available online.

Developing Keywords

Career Information

Occupational Outlook Handbook includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook for hundreds of different types of jobs and occupations.

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