“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.” Will Rogers
The best way to know everyone in the game is to attend a party of the players. The best way to acquaint yourself with fellow engineers is to attend their activities. There are numerous engineering associations and societies you can engage with; either as a student or an engineer (graduate, licensed or unlicensed).
Merits for students
Participating in such professional associations will give you an opportunity to interact with certified engineers practicing the profession. They get to answer all your curiosity about the career you want to pursue, and if you have none, they can give you a heads up of what’s going on.
By the time you graduate school or sometime close to it, and you begin searching for jobs and places you want to intern at, the members…
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