How Engineering Improves the Lives of Disabled People

By Kevin Howell One billion people—about 15% of the world’s population—experience a disability. Disabilities are even more prevalent in developing countries. Disabled people in both developed and developing nations on average have less education, higher unemployment

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How to Turn an Internship into a Full-Time Job

By Kevin Howell Internships are a great way to gain experience in the engineering field, rub shoulders with professionals, and boosts your resume for employment once you graduate. According to the National Association of Colleges and

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5 Valuable Leadership Tips for Young Engineers

Young man presenting is ideas to colleagues during meeting in conference room. Leader showing business plan to colleagues during a meeting. By Kevin Howell Being a leader has less to do with age and more to do with ability, insight, and innovation. In today’s tech-driven world, young professionals are starting successful companies and taking on key leadership

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How Engineers are Helpings Kids with Autism

Father and son are playing together as part of the didactic autism children therapy By Kevin Howell Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability. More and more families are affected by the disorder, as its prevalence rates have increased 10 to 17 percent annually since 2002. One percent of the world

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How Women are Making Strides in Engineering

Skillful young woman is engineering three dimensional printing. By Kevin Howell The lack of gender diversity in STEM fields has been well documented in recent years. Regardless of the region, the disparities are evident. Women make up half the U.S. workforce but less than

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5 Key Skills of Successful Project Managers

Two business people in front of a big project board By Kevin Howell Effective project management is important in the engineering world. Companies seek project managers who can deliver results in complex environments. Project managers must interact with team members, stakeholders, and organizational leaders and are

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Tips for Working Across Cultures

Diverse Group of People working together in front of computer By Kevin Howell Globalization is changing the way governments and industries do business. It means that people from different nations are interacting more and sharing information, resources, products, and ideas. And we see this more and

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