#SP13 Renette de Villiers, Product Design Engineer, Performance Projects

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In this Career Conversation Renette de Villiers, Project Engineer at Performance Projects tells students more about her role which involves designing parts and assemblies and building racing cars and agricultural vehicles.

Renette studied for a BEng and Masters in Mechanical Engineering and details how she feels that at school she put too much emphasis on thinking about which jobs would make her happy, instead of just focusing on what really interested her; she highlights that happiness comes from many aspects of the working life, e.g. the connection with colleagues, not just the specific job itself.