OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE NIGERIAN ENGINEERING GRADUATE IN A GLOBALIZED ECONOMY: BAUCHI STATE AS A CASE STUDY
Globalization has brought about several changes in the manner which human beings interact with each other and even with their environment. Interpersonal relationship involves businesses and social interaction. This brought about several opportunities that can be explored to address the industries, security, business, and social engagements. These enormous opportunities can be explored by the engineer to address social, security, and economic challenges through the application of his knowledge of problem-solving. This paper highlights the opportunities that exist in Bauchi State in the areas of communication, business, construction, transportation, and entertainment industries with the view of sensitizing the engineering graduate to explore them and become self-reliant. The paper recommends that engineering graduates should key into the paradigm shift brought about by globalization by transforming the knowledge acquired in their studies to engage in developing their skills.
Keywords: Globalization, Opportunities, Skills, Engineering, Graduate