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If businesses are built one customer at a time, then so are careers—one job (or internship) at a time. That approach helped Pablo A. Vegas become one of the many success stories for internships and cooperative education. Over 5 undergraduate years in the University of Michigan (UM) College of Engineering, he did internships at an automaker, a high-tech company, an aviation firm, and a fire equipment maker. Jul 30, 2014, 13:35
Working across cultures and learning all the nuances of their different backgrounds is just one of her favorite work passions, celebrates Ana Amicarella on the phone somewhere within the Aggreko U.S.-Latin American network.As managing director for Americas Power Projects (APP), Amicarella runs Aggreko’s $350 million temporary power division manned by 800 people sprawled across North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean. Jul 17, 2014, 12:39
The first computer science department in an American college was established at Purdue University in 1962. Now there are more than 190 university computer science Ph.D. programs. The Hispanic presence in these schools is growing, and the alumni’s impact is changing the world. Jun 13, 2014, 18:23
As U.S. energy secretary, Dr. Ernest Moniz is a central figure to the success of President Obama’s agenda. Moniz’s job is critical to growing the economy, enhancing national security, and protecting the environment. Moniz, a physicist, professor and Washington veteran who took office last year, is a proponent of the president’s “all-of-the-above” energy strategy. Jun 13, 2014, 15:52
Latinos will dominate the U.S. labor force of the future, but the time to decide what type of workers they want to be is now. Choosing the right job or career path today is essential to increasing their chances for economic and social attainment tomorrow. For Latinos at that crossroads, there are benefits to considering “going nuclear.” May 4, 2014, 23:57
Milka Duno may not move at the same velocity as the galaxy’s Milky Way, but she can sure rev up phenomenal speed. Year round, Duno is front and center of some furiously fast competition, but she also makes time for a comparatively quieter presence off the beaten racetrack.
Nov 20, 2013, 12:44
John Tracy is one of the many people at Boeing who are awed by the idea of mankind being able to fly. "A lot of us at Boeing will tell you that we've been fascinated by flight ever since we were kids," he reflects. "When I was a boy, my father gave me a model of an aircraft called the X-15, which was an experimental aircraft from the late 1950s. It had a rocket engine and a narrow body, but it also had wings, like an airplane."
Nov 15, 2013, 13:49
The development of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers is integral to America's advancement. Career Communications Group publications--US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine, Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine and Women of Color magazine--offer a blueprint for continued growth and success in STEM fields by highlighting progress and people at all stages of the STEM pipeline; from the college student taking his first engineering courses to the senior executive managing the projects that will change the ways we live.
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