First, we would like to introduce ourselves. We are two young engineers, Léo and Madalina, in our early 20s and 30s, respectively, and we both made the same strange choice: we started a Ph.D. degree in data science while working in the private sector. We work for Eura Nova, a Brussels-based company that specializes in cutting-edge IT technology, which is dedicated to helping … [Read more...] about To pursue a Ph.D. or work for a data company— What about doing both?
The types of jobs that one may need to interview for can range from pick-and- shovel labor to technical and business positions in major corporations. Interviews are also frequently used for evaluation and promotional positions within a company. We write from experience in all of these circumstances. We concentrate on positions for which we were interviewed and hired as … [Read more...] about Are you ready for that interview?
Pursuing a Ph.D. degree is stressful enough; however, it can be even more difficult during a pandemic. If 2020 taught me anything, it has been how to persevere and move forward through all types of challenges. This message is loud and clear for everyone, especially for many graduate students, such as me, who are trying to navigate the unpredictable nature surrounding the … [Read more...] about Working remotely and moving forward with your Ph.D. during a pandemic
Whether you’re in college or recently graduated, there can be immense pressure to become employed— quickly. It is no secret that attain- ing a job is important. In many cases, procuring and keeping a position is vital to a secure and stable livelihood. Creating your résumé, though daunting to think about, does not need to be stressful. Take a seat and a deep breath. Use these … [Read more...] about Getting your résumé right during a global pandemic
The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has developed a course, Technology Entrepreneurship, that combines the process-oriented strengths of engineering with entrepreneurial skills. Entrepreneurial education is not just for students who hope to create their own company. It is also for those who want to succeed as intrapreneurs-engineers working within a company to … [Read more...] about Building entrepreneurial confidence