Mobile device use is exploding. With the rise of the Internet of Things, today’s 5 billion connected devices could increase tenfold by 2020, according to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index.
Information and communication technologies are already responsible for up to 4 percent of the carbon footprint. That amounts to one-quarter of what vehicles produce and the equivalent of what air travel produces.
As an engineering undergrad in the 1960s, Jeff Clements was told by one professor that he wasn’t “college material.” But that didn’t stop Clements from earning his bachelor’s degree in 1962—then his master’s and doctorate—and go on to help produce space hardware for top aerospace companies such as Hughes, TRW, and Raytheon.
As the world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing is almost always in hiring mode—especially when it comes to engineers. And not only does the company offer well-paid internships but also entry-level engineering positions with extensive mentoring and opportunities for further education.
Heat and humidity didn’t stop Cal State Long Beach students and faculty from showing up for Engineering Welcome Day and hearing about student organizations’ latest projects. Sponsored by the Associated Engineering Student Body (AESB), the Sept. 10 event drew nearly 200 people and featured nearly two dozen tables.
“There’s a lot of people here,” said AESB Treasurer Luis Gonzalez. “Welcome Day helps new freshmen coming in hear what the organizations are about. But it’s also useful for all the engineering students to get together.” Continue reading “Student Groups Show Off Projects”
California State University Long Beach is just one of several universities in the region producing quality engineering grads. That’s why a stellar and eye-catching resume package is so important for those seeking to stand out from the competition in landing an internship or job.
A concise cover letter and solid resume containing power words, a clear objective, and accomplishments with quantifiable outcomes can go far in separating yourself from the pack, said Director of Internship and Professional Development Emmitt Clark during the Engineering Student Success Center’s first professional development workshop of the fall semester. Continue reading “Resume Packaging Workshop: Building Your Personal Brand”
What Mairead Argus appreciates most about the Cal State Long Beach Engineering Honors Program is being in smaller-sized classes with like-minded people. “There’s a sense of community. You’re not just your student ID number,” she says.