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Drone Engineers

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Keep up with what's going on in the drone engineering field by reading publications such as UAVSA Drones Daily ( If you know someone who owns a drone, ask if you can use it to learn how it operates. You can also buy your own small drone and study how it works. Get an internship or summer job with a company that has drone engineering services. This will give you the opportunity to work with people in the field and make connections that can be valuable for future employment. Get involved in a professional association for engineers and engineering students, such as the Technology Student Association ( Participate in competitions to hone your skills and meet others who share the same interests. Here are a few competitions to check out: 

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