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    Choosing the right engineering program is just one of many influences on future career prospects for budding engineers. ...

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    To understand my point of view, you will need to know what the comic books call my origin story. I come from the small ...

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    Has anyone ever told you to build your professional brand and you had no idea what that meant or how to do it? Your professional ...

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    You don’t know what you don’t know. So how do you become a “knower?” Your mentor, or preferably mentors, will help you.  ...

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    As a senior civil engineering student approaching the fall semester, I am trying wildly to prepare for the challenges that ...

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    We are amidst a global event that has impacted everyone’s work and home life to some degree. While maintaining a perfect ...

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    When I was a young professional early in my career, I was extremely excited to have graduated with my undergraduate degree, ...

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has directly affected various industries, and nearly all aspects of the supply chain continue to be ...

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    Hey, you did it! You finally graduated, and now you are ready to find a job and start the journey of life! That ...

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    Proactivity - The Fundamental Requirement Answer these two questions: Who is responsible for how you spend your ...

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    The coronavirus outbreak has brought about radical change in the way companies operate. With most operations going remote, ...

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    Remember when you were 17 years old, filling out multiple college applications, scrolling through the hundreds of possible ...

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    Most people are teenagers when they enter college and have to choose a major. I was a 17-year-old student at the University ...

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    A career path in the engineering industry tends to follow a linear trajectory. The educational programs are clearly defined, ...

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    Time is just as important as money, but sometimes the schedule is not tracked as closely as the budget. Punctuality and ...

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    With most of us now working from home, new challenges have emerged. Our company has encouraged more and more communication ...

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    Like for many others, working from home is entirely new to me. It may be challenging to set boundaries and stay motivated. ...

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    Do you have an engineering dream job? You know, the one for that company you’ve been following online for months, if not ...

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    So, you’ve made up your mind to leave your current company and start a new chapter at another company. There could be ...

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    As a 20-year-old female civil engineering student at Santa Rosa Junior College, I never would have thought that I’d get ...

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    Presentations are an important aspect of professional life. Whether it’s to win work, share results or train staff, having ...

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    The energy industry has changed dramatically since the turn of the century. It will continue to evolve as technological ...

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    Balancing work and home life can be a real challenge at times. Add in motherhood, and it can get downright crazy. I would ...

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    The Fundamentals of Engineering – or FE – exam is a great way to test (pun intended) what students learned while pursuing ...

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    Professional licensure, like most things in life, comes with aspects that are good, bad and ugly. Fortunately, when weighing ...

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