Navigating a career in engineering and figuring out how to get ahead can be daunting, especially if you're trying to do it alone. No matter how successful you are, you'll get where you want to go faster with a little help from an informed source, and that’s exactly what a mentor does. A mentor can help you set reasonable goals and achieve them, avoid career mistakes, and navigate social politics or bureaucracy.
Here are a few tips on how to choose the right engineering mentor to help you grow and develop as a professional in the field. For more helpful engineering advice, news and career opportunities subscribe to NewEngineer.com here.
A Mentor with Experience in Your Field or Specialty
Obviously, a mentor who is experienced in the engineering field is going to be able to a