February 17, 2015

I don’t particularly like asking for help. Unfortunately the career development buzzwords - knowledge sharing, collaboration, networking and mentorship - require one to overcome the difficult...
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November 15, 2014

So you entered your first job and started your engineering career, now what? Part of a necessary next step in establishing your career is building the foundation for your future. Have you heard the...
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Student Days featured a technical tour of the Northwest Pipe Company's Portland, OR, facility. 
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August 21, 2014

As the next generation of civil engineers moves from the classroom to the workplace, many students find themselves confronted with issues not always covered in lectures and textbooks. While many...
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Casey Dinges Interviews authors of study on Why Women Leave Engineering
August 14, 2014

A growing number of women have been entering the field of engineering over the past few decades but this good news story doesn’t have a rosy ending.  As recent coverage in the Washington Post and...
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August 12, 2014

Professional engineer Stu Walesh wants to release the leader within you. A multidimensional and honored career has enabled him to do just that. Drawing on experience from his work in the public,...
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The Thinker
March 27, 2014

This post was contributed by Michael J. MacPhee, Ph.D., Water Division President for ARCADIS U.S. “We have to dream about the possibilities of a far, far different and better future — and big...
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September 18, 2013

Guest blogger, Rachel Cantor Fogarty has prepared another great essay about finding your career path. Recall her previous post titled, "The Road Not Taken - An Examination of the Career Path of an...
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August 15, 2013

I’m back! My apologies for the long unannounced sabbatical from my regular blogging. I hadn't planned to take such a hiatus, but finally it seems life caught up to me. In recent months, I've seen a...
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May 13, 2013

Robert E. Alger, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Lane Construction Corporation Robert E. Alger,...
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April 20, 2013

From the time I enrolled in the college of engineering, I expected a linear career path from school to work to successful career. Few engineers follow such a direct path. Contributor Rachel Cantor...
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