Four Fast Facts

Celebrating National Engineering Week

We’re celebrating National Engineering Week with a hat tip to one of our favorite professions.

  • The word “Engineer” is derived from the Latin word for Talent

  • There are 284,900 Mechanical Engineers in the U.S. alone

  • It is expected that there will be 3,400 Environmental Engineering job openings every year in the U.S. through 2031

  • George Washington is often considered the U.S.’s first engineer – and that’s why National Engineering Week corresponds with his birthday (February 22)