Makerspace Careers: Careers in Robotics, 1st Edition

  • Carol Hand
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508188149
  • ISBN-13: 9781508188148
  • DDC: 629.8
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Robotics is one of the most exciting career fields of the twenty-first century. This stimulating volume introduces readers to robotics makerspaces and describes how student makerspace experiences and robotics competitions can lead to a career in robotics. It captures the breadth of the robotics industry, describing recent robotics research in home control, medicine, industry, and the military and outlines the skills, education, and degrees required to work in robotics, and the process of finding a robotics job. Informative profiles of several makerspaces as well as day-in-the-life scenarios of roboticists in the space program and the service industry, among others, will keep readers engaged.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Finding and Working in Makerspaces.
2: From Makerspaces to Robotics Careers.
3: Home and Medical Robotics Careers.
4: Industrial and Military Robotics Careers.
5: Preparing for a Robotics Career.
6: Finding a Job in Robotics.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.