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3 Engineering Internship Interview Tips

While interviews can be a stressful time, they are also a great opportunity to grow your network and knowledge. For many students, an interview for an internship is the first time they will sit down with a company’s leaders and/or management. Being confident and knowledgeable is a great way to nail your interview and land that perfect internship. Let's look at these three quick tips to help you have a successful interview.

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Charlotte Matsuda – Employee of the Month for September 2018

Charlotte Matsuda (Administration, Los Angeles Office) was recognized as Gausman & Moore’s September 2018 Employee of the Month.

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Patrice Smith – Employee of the Month for February 2018

Patrice Smith (Mechanical Engineering, Roseville office) was recognized as Gausman & Moore’s February 2018 Employee of the Month. Patrice goes the extra mile to make sure projects are setup for success and identifies challenges early on.

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Dave Blume Celebrates 25th Anniversary at G&M

In February 1993 Bill Murray ruled the box office with “Groundhog Day.” Whitney Houston dominated the music charts with “I Will Always Love You,” and the nation’s favorite TV shows featured stand-up comedians (Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne Barr, and Tim Allen) making the transition to sitcoms (Seinfeld, Roseanne, and Home Improvement).

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Understanding the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

One of the first steps to becoming a professional licensed engineer (PE) is to pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. Provided by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), the FE is designed for recent undergraduate students or students who are close to finishing their undergraduate engineering degrees from an EAC/ABET-accredited program.

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Lake Superior Design Retreat

Lake Superior Design Retreat – Feb. 23-24, 2018

The Lake Superior Design Retreat, hosted by AIA Minnesota, has successfully attracted architects and others interested in design to Duluth, MN in the middle of winter. This year the retreat is celebrating its 30th year and will take place at Fitger’s Inn. For most of those years Gausman & Moore has been a proud sponsor and conference attendee.

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What’s the Difference Between a Plumbing Engineer and a Plumber?

You have probably heard the terms plumber and plumbing engineer used throughout your career, however both are very different in terms of job duties. The term plumbing engineer isn’t simply a fancy way to refer to a plumber. The easiest way to understand the difference between the two is the plumbing engineer is the person who designs all gas- and water-related systems, and the plumber is the person who maintains the water-related systems (generally).

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Take Charge of Your Engineering Career

Whether you are just starting your career or you already have a few years of experience in your field, it’s important to never lose focus throughout your engineering career. Perhaps your position has become mundane and it’s time to reinvent yourself, or maybe you’re entering your first professional job and don’t know how to be the best engineer you can be. The following are a few things you can do to take charge as a professional and help progress your engineering career.

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Quality Service, Attention to Detail Keys to Ongoing Client Relationships

Quality Service, Attention to Detail Keys to Ongoing Client Relationships

Gausman & Moore prides itself on maintaining long-term relationships with clients. The combination of exceptional engineering services and familiarity with G&M/client staff yields successful outcomes on a regular basis. This type of situation is exemplified with G&M’s relationship with Shultz Steel Company.

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Six Ways to Deal with Short-Notice Requirements

Let’s face it. As an engineer or a professional in the engineering industry, you’re going to have to deal with unforeseen pop-ups once in awhile. These short-notice tasks can arise during any project, sometimes at inopportune times. Oftentimes they come from the client or a senior stakeholder, and they can definitely throw a project out of whack. Your ability to concisely answer to these pop-ups is critical, so you can gain or maintain your reputation of being an effective leader or project manager. The following are the best ways to deal with short-notice tasks:

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Great Turnout at UMD’s E-Fest Job & Internship Fair

Gausman & Moore staff members had a great opportunity to meet with University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) students and alumni at the E-Fest Job & Internship Fair, held on September 13th. Our Duluth office was represented by Jude Homola, Bryn Johnston and Zack Klein. Jude, Bryn and Zack met with more than 50 people to learn about their skills and career interests. It was a terrific networking opportunity for both job seekers and employers.

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How to Create Your Personal Brand as an Engineering Professional

Developing a personal engineering brand for yourself will get you noticed by others in the field, put you ahead of the game, and even give you an experience advantage over your peers. Though you’ve been working away in school and in the workplace at gaining many new skills in the field of engineering, various other skills are required to create an effective engineering brand for yourself. Your brand will ultimately let others know you are an expert in all things engineering. If you want to have the opportunity to better partnerships, gain attention from job recruiters, or higher quality clients, follow the following five personal branding tips.

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Get Your Foot in the Door with an Engineering Internship

Internships are an outstanding way to acquire much-needed experience in the field. As your internship begins to wind down, you may think, what next? If you’re a soon-to-be graduate, you may want to continue with the company for your career, however, it’s never a guarantee. While you may have gone above and beyond for your role as an intern, you may not realize there are extra steps to take to prove you’re truly interested in a career with the company. Be sure to follow tips listed below, and you will be sure to make a memorable impression to your internship supervisor.

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5 Benefits for Engineers Who Understand Project Management

As an engineer who has also taken on the role of project manager, it is easy to fall into the pattern of stagnant management styles. This is especially true for those who have received training in their places of work but have not received formal training to receive a project management certification. Project management is much more than what one may pick up from previous managers and trial and error. To be the best project manager possible, you have to understand there is a compatibility between your engineering role and leadership—things you learn from a formal project management study. The following are project management principles that will ultimately benefit any engineer.

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Bryn Johnston – Employee of the Month for July 2017

Bryn Johnston (Graduate Engineer, Duluth office) was recognized as Gausman & Moore’s July 2017 Employee of the Month.

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