Burns & McDonnell News

Brand Building: Are You a Graphic Designer in the Making?

by Julee Koncak March 27, 2017

Who are the members of a building project team? Ask around and you’ll get some consistent answers: engineers, architects and construction professionals. A graphic designer is probably not the first position that comes to mind — or even the second or third. Yet, they are a secret weapon in a project’s success. At Burns & […]

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Are You an Architect in the Making?

by Julee Koncak March 14, 2017

Do you have a passion for traditional STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — but also like to draw and create? Are you a dreamer and a doer? You just might be a future architect. Some students develop their passion for architecture at a young age. It’s no wonder why — an appealing […]

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4 Tips to Building Your Personal Brand in College

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 5, 2016

One of the primary goals of college is to prepare you for your future career — and while you’re juggling coursework and campus involvement, this is also an ideal time to begin building your personal brand. Creating a strong personal brand not only helps boost your recognition among peers and prospective colleagues, it can better […]

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Look Inside Burns & Mac: David Meyers, Friend to Building Operations & Maintenance Teams

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team November 2, 2016

David Meyers is always thinking about how a building performs after it’s finished. How can he see that it operates exactly to its owner’s requirements, providing streamlined efficiency instead of operational headaches? For him — and an ever-increasing number of clients — the answer is commissioning. Commissioning is a quality-oriented process for enhancing the delivery […]

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5 Ways to Encourage Workplace Innovation

by Lauren Bertram July 28, 2016

When you hear the word “innovation,” what comes to mind? Some people might assume innovation requires a formal team within a company that’s dedicated to looking for new inventive solutions and ideas, but that’s not always the case. Innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit can be inspired among all employees within a company, regardless of what […]

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