• Personal & Professional Development

    Regrets as an Engineering Student

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    Post #30 What I Would have Done Differently

    I’m going to take the opportunity to use this post to talk about myself.  All my posts are based on my experiences as engineering student, engineering academic advisor as well as corporate/government engineer.  However, today I am going to visit the past and share some regrets as an engineering student.

  • Careers and Interviews

    Are you Ready to Dominate Your Engineering Internship?

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    Post #29 How to be the Best Intern

    What will everyone say about you as you fulfill your internship duties?  What will they say after your departure and you are back on campus?  Everything you do and say as an intern will influence the degree to which your employer appreciates you.  In order to dominate your engineering internship, it helps to act like every person is your boss.

  • Careers and Interviews,  Emotional Struggles & Mental Wellbeing

    Anxious About your First Engineering Internship?

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    Post #27 Your First Engineering Internship

    The semester is coming to an end and some of you will be traveling to your first engineering internship.  You’re excited, yet you kind of feel like vomiting.  What will you actually be doing?  What if they don’t like you?  It is completely reasonable and common for students to be anxious about their first engineering internship.  Read on – it’s not as scary as you make it out to be!