5 Principles for Landing Your Dream Engineering Job
- Have a desire to get a great job
- Be willing to look at life from a new perspective.
- Want to make a unique impact in the world.
You are unique. You have unique talents and abilities. You see problems from a unique perspective, and you need a job that is as unique as you are.
Maybe you know what that job is... and maybe you don't. Either way you've come to the right place.
Through this course you will learn how to:
Choose a job that matches your interests
Comfortably network your way into the company you want to work for
Write a compelling resume to get you in the front door
Get past the resume and show them your unique attributes
Guide the interview to play to your strengths
Your education taught you a lot of skills, but it probably did not teach you how to get a job. Getting a job takes some know-how. It's not hard. It's just that we aren't properly taught how to take that next step after we graduate from school. Those who apply the principles discussed here have a world of opportunity open to them.
I am an engineer, and most of the examples I use are geared towards engineering. However, these principles apply to all fields, and the perspective you'll gain from this course can significantly shape your future.
Who this course is for:
- High school or college seniors looking to enter the work force
- Working professionals looking to move to a more meaningful position
- Students interested in valuable internship opportunities
- Those who just need a change of pace
- 04:36My Why
- 03:21Quotes to Live By
Doug is an assistant professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Utah State University. He teaches courses in aerodynamics, flight mechanics, and flight simulation. His research focus is on efficient numerical methods for predicting the aerodynamics of morphing aircraft.
Prior to joining the faculty at Utah State University, Doug worked for four years in industry, which included work at Scaled Composites on the Stratolaunch and SpaceShipTwo programs, as well as consulting work for multiple drone companies. He has performed aerodynamic, design, or consulting work for Sandia National Labs, AeroVironment, Flying Sensors, the MAGICC Lab, Vayu, and other non-disclosable companies. He currently has research grants from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and NASA.