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There Will Be Meetings

"I was surprised by how much of the work day is taken up by non-engineering: there are meetings, schedule, budget, purchasing, and customer discussions.

"The work that is needed to support the actual engineering effort is astounding. If not done properly, the engineering will not happen."

DAVE CONELIAS, CEO, MILESTONE C

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The world of engineering offers unlimited career possibilities for problem-solvers who love to explore, design, and innovate.

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About Engineering

Here are what engineers across industries wish they had known about engineering back when they were students.

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Networking Matters

"Your network is always going to be your biggest asset. Many of my career moves were possible only because I had already established professional relationships. Engineers tend to hear 'network work' and misconstrue that as 'you need to...

KARL HUGHES, FOUNDER, DRAFT.DEV

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It's Not the Most Diverse — Yet

"The particular team I work on has a lot of women, but I have done some remote support for other projects where I was the only woman. Generally, I have found people to be respectful, but I know that's not a universal exper...

MELONY BREEZE, ASSOCIATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER, LOCKHEED MARTIN

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Engineers

Engineering is behind everything we do. Engineers are the people who invent, design, and build solutions to everyday problems. They work in many different fields and environments to ma...

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Some important qualities for future engineers are:

  • Creativity and imagination
  • Listening and communication skills
  • Math and science skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Initiative
  • Focus

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Stay Nimble

"I wish I'd have spent more time learning the many variations of the engineering process and where those processes are used. Having practice at picking up new processes and jargon would have made it much easier to integrate into new work envi...

ADAM KILMER, ELECTRICAL/AUTOMATION ENGINEER, EATON CORPORATION

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There Are a Lot of Opportunities

"One thing I didn't realize is that all products and industries need engineers. Obviously cars, aircraft, and spacecraft need e...

DAVID CONELIAS, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO, MILESTONE C

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"It's surprising how few of us there really are in comparison to the amount of work that needs to be done. A lot of engineers are retiring right now. At the same time, there are a lot of design, infrastructure, and robotics jobs coming up."

ZANE PUCYLOWSKI, PRESIDENT, PHOENIX ENGINEERING AND CONSULTING

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People Skills Are Required

"As for what has surprised me the most, I would have to say how people-oriented the career actually is. You spend a lot of time working closely with others — not just in the field, but overall. I'd also tell my younger self to ...

KARL HUGHES, FOUNDER, DRAFT.DEV

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"You have to make connections. Someone you meet on one project might not be the most helpful, but for another project, they are the go-to for information!"

RACHAEL BARTHO, MANUFACTURING ENGINEER, BECKMAN COULTER

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Dive Into Real-World Practice

"Knowing a lot of stuff is essential for an engineer in any field, but being able to apply the knowledge in real life is important. The best way to create a strong bridge between the things you know and the things you can pe...

GERALD CARPENTER, FOUNDER & EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, SANITARYREVIEW.COM

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Use Your Schedule In Your Favour

Similar to a financial plan or a budget, the time schedule is not to restrict one’s day, but to support and enhance productivity during the day while ensuring there is ample time for the other areas of life.

Do's and don'ts for feedback meetings

DO:

  • Schedule the meetings early, midway, and at the end of every project to provide in-depth feedback.
  • Don't be shy to bring in experts from other teams.
  • Set an official facilitator and set ground rules for the conversation.

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