What You Need to Know about The PE Exam (Updated for CBT)

This is the 2nd blog post in the Path to PE Licensure series! If you are looking to learn about the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, please see the following blog post linked below. The FE Exam is generally your first step in the process of becoming a professional licensed engineer and the PE Exam…

Dani’s Declassified Guide: Award Application Success and Resources

As someone who has been selected for several awards as both a student and now as an early career professional, I have learned a great deal about award applications. Below are six tips from my personal experience on individual award applications that I hope can help you! 1. Review Eligibility Criteria Requirements. There are so…

5 Places to Start your Job Search

“I am graduating soon – how do I start the job search for my first full-time offer?” As this is a common question I get when I talk to students, I thought I would start our 2022 Career Development series on places you can start your job search. Looking for entry-level jobs can be an…

Dani’s Declassified Guide to STEM Career Fairs

As I recently got back from (SWE) Society of Women Engineer’s Conference and Career Fair, I thought this would be a great time to discuss STEM Career Fairs. Now that I am on the other side of the booths at these fairs, I wanted to share some tips on how I approached career fairs as…

Designing from a Distance: 365 Days of Work from Home

Today is March 17th, 2021 which marks for me a year since I have started working remotely full-time due to COVID-19. As I reflect on my last 365 days, I thought I would share some of my experiences and lessons learned with you all! Before I start, I wanted to mention my general situation. As…

What You Need to Know about The Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

Background The Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam is generally your first step in the process of becoming a professional licensed engineer. It is designed for recent graduates and students who are close to finishing an undergraduate engineering degree from an EAC/ABET-accredited program. Currently. the FE exam is a computer-based exam administered year-round at NCEES-approved Pearson…

Why Pronouns Matter in the Workplace and Beyond

Today is International Pronouns Day which seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. International Pronouns Day began in 2018 and takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of October each year. Before I go into why pronouns matter, I want to include some definitions to set the stage: Sex – refers to…