• Engineering Major,  Personal & Professional Development

    Project Management in Engineering?


    Post #50 You Are Also a Project Manager

    You might wonder what in the world project management has to do with engineering.  Project management in engineering is a given; they go hand in hand.  And, I’d like to point out some good news for you.  You are currently project managing.  Even better – you should be using the keywords ‘project management’ on your resume.  I will tell you why.

  • Personal & Professional Development

    Engineering Leadership Skills?


    Post #46 How To Discover Yours

    You have heard, like a broken record, that employers want students with leadership skills.  This may not make sense to you because your current focus is how to be an engineer.  Read this post if you are overwhelmed by thinking about your engineering leadership skills.  I guarantee there are leadership skills within you; we can find them with a little creative thinking.

  • Careers and Interviews

    What is the Secret to a Great Interview?

    Job OfferPost #10 How to Have a Great Interview

    It is never too soon to start thinking about your next internship or job interview.  An internship, or some other form of professional work experience, is one of the single most important steps you can take as an engineering student.  There is no better way to understand a professional engineering environment unless you get to live it.  But many others around you also have interviews; how do you possibly compete with so many people? Read on if you want to learn the secret to a great interview.