Current college students look at the ongoing activities in space as common and mature. Even with billionaires making inroads to space excursions, the rate of success is high, with no particular problems noted in the past 20 years. That success rate does not really provide any insight into the cost of the space program in the years before, which cannot be measured in simply the … [Read more...] about The high cost of success
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?
Engineering is one of the oldest professions, along with divinity, medicine, and law. Without engineering, the world around us would simply not exist. Now, more than ever, engineering graduates are needed to drive national economic growth and development. However, there is a sustained shortage of engineers since fewer students are enrolling in engineering degrees each year. As … [Read more...] about Calling all engineers: We need you!
The design process is integral to engineer ing education. Design competitions offer engineering students the opportunity to learn beyond the classroom, yet there is limited information available regarding their value. In this article, we aim to explore the impact on students participating in Engineering World Health’s (EWH’s) Design Competition, in both the skills they … [Read more...] about Fostering career exploration and a global perspective
People often talk about the intangible benefits of participating in engineering design competitions; how- ever, they seldom discuss the challenges. Students participating in these events must balance both their academic and personal lives. For more about this article see link below. To access the PDF version of this article, member sign-in is … [Read more...] about About your competitive impulses