Synopsis by Sally Barber
A Good Job for a Woman is a six-part series created to introduce a wide variety of career choices, and the scores of options within each field. It's especially designed to encourage and motivate young people to consider careers in the math and science fields. Each program profiles women on-the-job to provide a realistic look at the workplace experience. The women also discuss their personal lives and career choices. A Good Job for a Woman: Engineers examines the breadth of choices those entering this field may want to consider. It looks at engineering as a positive force in improving the quality of life. Viewers meet and learn about the worlds of a civil engineer, a software engineer, a robotics and an electrical space engineer. Other programs in the series are A Good Job for a Woman: Mathematics, A Good Job for a Woman: Aviation, A Good Job for a Woman: Maritime Careers, A Good Job for a Woman: Agriculture, and A Good Job for a Woman: Ecology.