Promote the Profession

February 15, 2013

Greetings from the International Space Station! I’m, Commander of Expedition 34. Congratulations on the 62nd observance of National Engineers Week. This week, volunteers from engineering societies and professional organizations are stimulating interest in math and…Read More >>

February 10, 2013

One of my favorite Saturday Night Live sketches featured Will Farrel playing President George Bush. The neophyte President immediately finds himself besieged by dire threats ranging from thermal nuclear war to alien invasion. As the…Read More >>

January 27, 2013

Ever wonder how some actors can have a career-making year in which they seem to appear in every blockbuster. You wonder how they could have worked on so many projects at once. Well, they didn’t…Read More >>

January 4, 2013

When it comes to outreach, are you (or your Section/Branch) wondering where to put your effort? If so, you may want to consider five key findings of a 2012 Girl Scouts of America Report: Generation…Read More >>

December 18, 2012

Are you on LinkedIn? Does your public profile portray you well? If you established a profile long ago and haven’t really changed anything since then, it’s time to revisit and reflect on your presence there….Read More >>

December 11, 2012

  With just 10 weeks to go before Engineers Week 2013, you may want to clear your mind of those hundreds of good ideas swimming in your head and focus on just the essential information…Read More >>

December 3, 2012

By now, you’ve probably heard of LinkedIn.  It’s a social networking site used for business. LinkedIn reported over 175 million registered users as of June 2012. That’s a lot of potential connections.  If you’re a…Read More >>

November 2, 2012

Albert Einstein once said “In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.” Einstein could easily have been…Read More >>

October 19, 2012

Let’s face it. Going into a classroom of students can be intimidating even for those of us who consider ourselves to be ‘good with kids.’ Talking at kids and getting through to kids with a…Read More >>

August 22, 2012

Let the 2012 Summer Olympics do the work for you! Ideas you can share with kids this fall to tell them what civil engineering is all about. Want to make engineering relevant? Look no further…Read More >>