As you move along in your job/internship search, here are four things that you should make sure to AVOID as you move along with this process. Adding these to the 5 items I mentioned in my prior article to keep in mind during your search will hopefully lead you to multiple options and allow you . . . click to continue reading
5 Items to be mindful of during your engineering internship search
With the holiday season and New Years in the rear view mirror, it’s time to focus on your summer internship. Before we get to my tips, I want to address a common question I receive from younger engineers. . . Do I absolutely NEED an internship? No, but having one will be give you hands . . . click to continue reading
New engineering job overwhelming you? 5 tips to improve guidance from senior engineers
Frustration and Imposter Syndrome . . . The transition from engineering school to industry can be frustrating. In engineering school, the parameters of a problem are often well defined. This allows you to grab the variables and apply the applicable formula(s) to get the answer. In contrast, once you get out into industry, not only . . . click to continue reading
Frustrated in your job search? Even so, here’s why you SHOULDN’T ask for one directly.
Networking for a job means asking people if they have one for you . . . RIGHT? Well, yes, but also no. Of course, the reason you’re reaching out to your network during your job search is in the hopes that they are able to offer you a job or at least pass your resume . . . click to continue reading
3 Truths Struggling Engineering Students Need to Hear!
EVERYONE is struggling, not just you My first year in engineering school was an absolute struggle. The pace of the classes was significantly faster than I experienced in high school as was the level of the work. Sure, I knew that I was attending a top ranked engineering school, but nothing really prepared me for this. . . . click to continue reading
Don’t Repeat My Mistake, take the FE Exam Now . . . Plus some tips to pass
I made things hard on myself and don’t want you to do the same Nobody told me. I never knew why someone would want a PE license and how it may be useful in my engineering career. Looking back, I remember a single lunch & learn event in engineering school where someone mentioned the PE . . . click to continue reading