Career By Design


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    Heidi, some issues you noted included: "if you are going to chastise members for not following your rules. . . " IMHO, providing clear straight talk based on education, training and development to another who may not yet studied the issue ...

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    Aside from the overall strength difference between timber and steel. Probably the most significant variance between steel and timber is how they handle short term and long term loading. Steel deflects quite a bit when loaded initially but will not deflect ...

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    Hello, My name is Jamie Clark. I am a senior engineering major at JMU and found this neat discussion board through my ASCE student membership! My team's current capstone project is redesigning previously washed out bridges over Mossy Creek in the ...

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    I am very proud of my classmates who have risen in their chosen field.  For those who haven't, I would like to think I am an inspiration or a resource they can count on if needed. ------------------------------ Chad Morrison P.E., M.ASCE Professional ...

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    Dear Daniel Bressler Certainly, connecting with people who work in your field can be effective in making your capabilities more visible in the global community. I'm also looking for a solution to get LinkedIn audiences interested in ASCE  to expand interactions ...

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  • Choosing the right engineering program is just one of many influences on future career prospects for budding engineers. To be competitive amid a changing higher education landscape while also producing top-notch engineers, programs should focus on building ...

  • To understand my point of view, you will need to know what the comic books call my origin story. I come from the small Venezuelan town of Rio Caribe, which I fondly remember as a beautiful, vibrant community. However, over the years, poor management ...

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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 brand is who you are in the professional world – both online and in person. The online version of you is extremely important. ...

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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.  As a young person in a small town, I’d never heard of geotechnical engineering and had never knowingly met a civil engineer. ...

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  • As a senior civil engineering student approaching the fall semester, I am trying wildly to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead. Students are facing unprecedented change this semester in nearly every aspect of our lives. We have to learn how to ...