5 fast tips for your career as a global engineer

Sylvester Bundoo and Mahmoud Solomon take the survey skills they are learning in the classroom at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) College of Engineering in Ghana and put them to use during survey practicals on campus. What are the core competencies of today's global engineers? Photo by: M. Powoe / USAID / CC BY-NC

The field of engineering is changing fast.

“It’s no longer focused on the local type of engineering — it’s more global talk, global engineering, and the key is, how do we create global engineers?” said Bernard Amadei, the founder of Engineers Without Borders and former director of the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities at Colorado University Boulder.

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