Carnegie Mellon Engineering

Development Resources

The following resources may be helpful to staff looking to further develop their careers.

College of Engineering Staff Focus

The College of Engineering Staff Focus has two components: the Professional Speakers Series and the Compelling, Insightful Training series. Each series is intended to expand your depth of knowledge and experience and to enhance your professional development.

The College of Engineering has presented several speakers including John Putzier, President of FirStep, Inc.; Tepper faculty member Robert E. Kelley; news anchor and principal of FosterHyland & Associates, Sheila Hyland; George M. Davison, founder and CEO of product development company Davison; and Jeff Tobe, author of Coloring Outside the Lines. Learn more about our Professional Speakers Series.

The Compelling, Insightful Training series is a new series designed to provide staff with continuous learning opportunities that will expand both their personal and professional growth. A growing list of opportunities is already in full swing. Learn more about the Compelling, Insightful Training Series.


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Professional Development Documents:


Recommended Reading for Professional Development:

  • How to Be a Star at Work: 9 Breakthrough Strategies You Need to Succeed, Robert E. Kelley

  • Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, Daniel Goleman

  • The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, Malcolm Gladwell


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