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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Are You an Engineer in the Making?

by Julee Koncak June 16, 2016

Were you addicted to Legos as a young kid? Do you like math? Do you immediately want to solve any problem you encounter? Look out — you may be an engineer in the making. Students from Mason Elementary in Lee’s Summit, Missouri are pondering these questions now. As the winners of the 2016 Burns & […]

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A Day in the Life of a Wetland Delineator

by Bri Richards May 26, 2016

Bri Richards is a wetland scientist and delineator at Burns & McDonnell. She spends her days conducting wetland assessments and delineations, regulatory permitting, and mitigation monitoring. Here she shares a look into her day-to-day life as a wetland delineator. My Fitbit buzzes to inform me that I’ve achieved my 10,000 step-goal for the day. I […]

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