Penn State offers club for future theme park engineers

Posted Tuesday, January 24, 2017 8:36 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Most students go to college with the goal of one day getting the job of their dreams, but when your dream job is to engineer roller coasters, that search can get a little more difficult. Enter Penn State’s Theme Park Engineering Group (TPEG), which aims to make students’ career dreams come true and have an awesome time doing it.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 9:57 PM
Gemini's avatar

Sadly, founded about 15 years too late!

Last edited by Gemini, Tuesday, January 24, 2017 9:57 PM

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 12:12 AM
Jeff's avatar

But think of the quality education you received for meteorology!


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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 8:29 AM
Germanator2112's avatar

Ohio State has a student lead Theme Park Engineer Group.


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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:54 AM
kpjb's avatar

I can't imagine any college program in which the ratio of students to available jobs could possibly be worse.

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Hi

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 11:26 AM
Thabto's avatar

Maybe anything to do with movies? Even more so with special effects and animation. I would imagine that's an over-saturated field.


Brian

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 8:20 AM
Jason Hammond's avatar

A saturated field is one thing. But, the actual number of people in the world needed in this field is very small.


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