After completing a college degree in engineering, many working engineers go on to become certified or licensed in specific skills and locations.
Professional Engineer – designation
Professionalism – There are other aspects to work as a professional that are not limited to engineers.
Gracious professionalism – US FIRST has always encourage the practice of “gracious professionalism”.
Continuing Education – most engineers are faced with new discoveries and changes within their specialization. In order to stay current on new developments in the field, engineers may be required to take continuing education courses or programs.
- IEEE Education & Careers – IEEE offers a wide range of learning, career enhancement, and employment opportunities within the engineering sciences, research, and other technology areas. The goal of these programs is to ensure the growth of skill and knowledge among professionals and to foster individual commitment to continuing education among IEEE members, the engineering and scientific community, and the general public.
- Three Things Mr. Rogers Can Teach Us About Professionalism – Be passionate about what you do. Take time to express gratitude. Value your contacts. Great advice for everyone, but especially important for Professional Engineers.