Dating an engineering student
The survey also revealed patterns of cross-major dating.After other Olin Business School students, business students tend to date engineers, who in turn are equally split between business and social science students.
Forty-nine percent of engineering undergraduates are currently dating someone, compared to about 43 percent for undergraduates overall.
“Women deal with a lot of sexism in STEM fields, and that can sometimes carry over into dating, where men are intimidated by female intelligence.” Her own personal struggles with dating while working as a science editor inspired her to to get a life coaching certification and start her own private dating coaching business.
“Being in this male-dominated field, interviewing scientists who are often male, I felt this inferiority complex. I felt like I had to make more of an effort to prove myself as a woman," she said.
Indeed, data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that the projected average salary of a 2017 grad with an engineering degree is about ,000; computer science grads net ,500; and math and science majors earn ,368.
Meanwhile, a humanities grad can expect to make just ,700.
“People studying art and architecture might date mostly inside their school because they are having the same courses and seeing the same people everyday.