Engineering & Construction

Our Engineering & Construction community focuses on careers in technological and manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, biotech, and medical device engineering. You can also find information on careers in construction, including advanced plumbing, systems engineering, and Lean Six Sigma.

How to Use the ‘5 Whys’ to Clarify Your Career Goals

If you’ve been looking for a way to understand what makes you unique, prepare for interviews, or decide between competing job offers, let me introduce you to the 5 Whys.

The 5 Whys is a “root cause analysis” that aims …

By Jenny Sloop Johnson - Vault
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Amazon’s VP of Alexa Devices on Working in Voice Technology, Taking Risks, and Alexa’s Hidden Tricks

Let’s say you want to be a part of building something great in your career—something people can tangibly benefit from, something no one else has thought of, and something you can point to and proudly say, “Hey, I made that.”

By The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Upcoming Hiring Fair – Construction Management Association of America

* Please note:  This is an External Event – not hosted by UCLA Extension *

Thursday, November 15, 2018
5pm – 8pm
4101 E. Willow St., Long Beach, CA @ The Grand Conference Center – The Ballroom

Learn more: http://www.cmaasc.org/events

 

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Handshake, Our New Online Job Board is Here!

Our new online job board, Handshake, is now live!  All featured jobs on this website and in your weekly career updates will now be connected from Handshake.

To view and apply for these jobs you must register on Handshake first …

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5 Career Lessons You’re Never Too Old to Learn, According to 5 Real Stories

Here at The Muse, we love giving you advice (could you tell?). But if there’s one thing we love about our career story features, it’s that they provide us with some invaluable lessons, too.

If you’re feeling stuck or frustrated, …

By The Muse
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