Last year we reported on the activities of the Young Professionals in the small European country of Bosnia & Herzegovina. In 2016 we follow this up with another exciting initiative conducted by the Young Professionals in Collaboration with the University of East Sarajevo. The Young Professionals group was involved in organising the 4th annual summer […]

Procurement beyond 2020
September 5, 2016

The IEEE Young Professionals of Singapore have been busy again. In collaboration with NTU Graduate Students’ Council they had conducted a series of career talks, and recently invited Mr. Michael Koh to talk about Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Progression and Salary Trend. During the talk, Mr. Michael Koh first shared his own work experience […]

Spotlight on Young Professionals Colombia
August 29, 2016

Colombia, situated in the north-western region of South America, is home to the Colombian Young Professionals Affinity Group.  This affinity group, established in 1996, boasts the second highest number of Young Professionals within Region 9. Since the creation of the Young Professionals Affinity Group, the group has been working with several initiatives that have helped […]

As we gear up for another important IEEE Presidential Election we though it would be important to engage with the presidential candidates. Our editor in chief, Dr. Eddie Custovic interviews Wanda Reder. Who is Wanda Reder? I am the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at S&C Electric Company in Chicago. Today, my responsibilities include strategy, competitive […]

The First Jump, IEEE Gwangju Young Professionals
August 16, 2016

In the Gwangju section in region 10, young professionals gathered together for the first jump. The chair of young professional affinity group in Gwangju section, Seonggeon Kim, introduced what IEEE is and what young professionals. In addition, they selected the executives, vice chair (Jaeuk Byun) and manager (Mohammad Mostafavi), to assist the chair. The host, […]

Young professionals and students in the engineering and technology disciplines are predominantly focused on developing their technical attributes in order to succeed in their careers. As their careers progress, they find themselves facing the daunting task of rapidly transitioning into a management role and realise that they need a set of skills which they haven’t […]

As we gear up for another important IEEE Presidential Election we though it would be important to engage with the presidential candidates. Our editor in chief, Dr. Eddie Custovic interviews James (Jim) Jefferies. Who is Jim Jefferies? Jim Jefferies is a retired AT&T and Lucent Technologies executive who in 33 years rose from manufacturing engineer […]

Landing your dream job
August 2, 2016

So ..  you are in a job that is OK, you are in a job that pays your bills, you are in a job that you got in after uni and haven’t bothered to change, basically  you are in job that it NOT your dream job. What next? To begin with, almost everyone has been […]

2016 Hall of Fame Winners Announced!
July 17, 2016

The global IEEE Young Professionals Committee would like to congratulate the following three Young Professionals Affinity Groups as winners of the 2016 IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group Hall of Fame Award: Egypt (Region 8), Kerala (Region 10), and Tokyo (Region 10). Each winning affinity group will receive a cash price of $500 USD to be used for future Young Professional […]

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