Like to take things apart?
Kyle Pietruska attended Western New England University graduating with a mechanical engineering degree. He currently work at MTU AENA (Aero Engines North America) in Rocky Hill, CT.
In a nutshell he take jet engines off planes, disassemble them, fix any damaged parts and then put the engine back together all in less than a month!
As to why engineering, engineers work on exciting projects and influence how our world changes and improves. Almost all structures, vehicles and discoveries in modern society have been influenced and created by some type of engineering.