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Providing timely and relevant information that early career engineers can use to assist them in advancing their careers, their professional awareness, and their understanding the practice and business of engineering. Features include Strategic Issues and Trends, Industry & Management Perspectives, Emerging Technologies, Engineer Spotlights and Collegiate News.

Welcome ECLIPSE Interns 2016-17!

The 2016-17 Early Career Leadership Intern Program to Serve Engineering (ECLIPSE) is underway – we would like to congratulate and welcome this year's interns.

Project Success: Defining the Problem

Albert Einstein is credited for emphasizing the importance of problem definition by stating “If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution.” Jordan Robert, Design Engineer at Noble Plastics focuses on how problems are defined and the significance of problem definition to having a successful outcome.
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Mechanical Engineer Anya Lehrner Attains Dream Job as Roller Coaster Designer

Roller coasters have been a staple of theme parks and carnivals since the late 19th century. As advances in technology have led to more and more extreme rides, some enthusiasts still prefer the traditional thrill of the wooden roller coaster. Anya Lehrner, a design engineer at Great Coasters International, traces her love of roller coasters back to her childhood summers.

Take Control of Your Career

How do you make sure you’re utilizing the proper resources to align your career goals with your on-the-job practices? Tiffianni L. Watson, Project Engineer, at ExxonMobil talks about her experience and perspective on why it is important to network with the right individuals, mold yourself after someone that you want to emulate, and be transparent in the work that you do
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