Get your bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science. Some jobs may not require a degree but, a B.A. or B.S. degree will improve your chance of being noticed. Also, brush up on your math and programming skills. Many people who want to become computer engineers do not realize how much math is involved in the job. Learn as much about math and computer languages as you can - it will take time, but the payoff is worth it.
Meet a Computer Engineer
Computer engineers continually push the capability and applicability of computers in every industry and every facet of modern life. They embed computers in other machines and systems, build networks to transfer data, and develop ways to make computers faster, smaller, and more capable. Computer engineers are improving the ability of computers to "see" and "think." They are making computers more mobile, and even incorporating computers into fabrics, clothes, and building materials. Using many of the principles and techniques of electrical engineering and many of computer science, computer engineering graduates typically have some of the highest starting salaries in engineering.