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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Women Engineers Share What They Love about Their Careers

by Emily Rhoden February 22, 2017

Women are vastly underrepresented in the engineering industry. Studies show that roughly 20 percent of engineering students and only 14 percent of the engineering workforce are women. We work tirelessly to fight these statistics and get more women into a field that offers so much potential. And one way we to do that is by […]

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5 Things You Can Do Now to Help Engineer a Child’s Interest in STEM

by Emily Rhoden February 20, 2017

You know the saying: “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” I’m one of those lucky ones. As an education outreach coordinator at Burns & McDonnell, I am not only living my passion, I’m witnessing those special “student spark” moments. You know, that moment when […]

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Business Meeting Etiquette: 8 Go-To Rules All Professionals Should Follow

by Sue Maden January 25, 2017

There are few things more frustrating than an unproductive meeting. As a corporate education and training manager, I’ve led (and attended) my fair share of meetings and learned what does and doesn’t work. Whether you’re an attendee, organizer or presenter, all contribute to a successful meeting. Consider these simple business meeting etiquette rules the next […]

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5 Career Resolutions for a Successful 2017

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 15, 2016

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost over — and as you start looking toward new year, it’s time to take a moment to focus on your career and how you can take your professional development to the next level in 2017. New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about trying to eat healthier and finally making […]

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