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.
The core competencies of today's global engineer go far beyond structural analysis, experts tell Devex. Here are a few fast tips collected from professors and heads of international engineering organizations.
1. Hone your people skills.