SPANISH (Scroll down for English) Hace unos días, hice una encuesta en mi cuenta de Instagram acerca de si debiese escribir mis artículos en inglés y también en español. La respuesta fue 100% positiva. Así que, a partir de este momento 2 artículos serán publicados simultáneamente: uno en ingles y uno en español. Los primeros … Continue reading La vida de una Ingeniera Latina
When I was younger, I never really knew what I wanted my career to be. When people would ask me what I wanted to be, I never had a solid answer. You would think that I would have said: "A princess!" or "A doctor!" at some point. But truly, I never actually knew. I was … Continue reading Why Engineering?
Today I though I would share a small story. As you can tell by the colors of my blog, I love pink! I know it is a very girly color, but there is so much taboo around that color. There are men that don't like to wear pink because they think it is girly, there … Continue reading I can be anything a man can be, but in pink.
It’s the first day in your new job... now what? Ok, its actually been 5 weeks into my new job, but here is my advice lol You already did the hard part: getting the job. Now it's time to learn.Just like in your first internship, no one expects you to know everything. The first month … Continue reading Tips: Starting a New Job
My interview experience (especially with this new remote era): How many interviews did I do? I lost track to be honest. But for each company that I received an offer from, I did 3 (and sometimes a half more). First Interview : Recruiter 1st was with either a recruiter or HR manager. Some even got … Continue reading My Interview Experience
Ok so here is the thing, I am an introvert. Yes, even as I am typing this to be published on a public website, or even though I have spoken in front of more than 700 people, I am still the biggest introvert. As ingenieras, there is that big stereotype that engineers are introverts. Sadly, … Continue reading An Introverted Engineer
Are you starting your career at a community college? look no further! this guide will help you understand how to make the most out of your time in community college! We need to stop looking at community colleges as education for those that can't afford a university. These colleges have amazing resources, and while they … Continue reading Community College Checklist!
College doesn't have to be expensive or a big change. By staying close to home at a community college, not only are you making this transition easier, but it also lets be more focused on your classes. Community colleges offer many benefits that include: cheaper education, smaller classes, avoiding paying rent by staying home, greater … Continue reading Why Start at a Community College
Below you can find a list of STEM majors and careers divided by category provided by ACT. You can also visit the link below which does an amazing job at describing some of the most popular STEM degrees to help you gets started in picking a major. https://www.thoughtco.com/stem-majors-degrees-careers-4174455 Science Majors/Occupations Agronomy and Crop ScienceAnimal SciencesAstronomyAtmospheric … Continue reading A Guide to STEM Careers
I consider myself average. I will never be the smartest person in the room. But I can be the most dedicated, and that will always make me be the best. One of the biggest challenges I had during engineering school was thinking that I was not smart enough for engineering, and being a female only … Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect
My engineering life has been pretty unique this past few weeks. While my official work title is Manufacturing Engineer, my education was mainly Mechanical Engineering. I was lucky to find a job that lets me do both. My responsibilities as a Mfg. Eng. are to analyze new potential products and define whether they are feasible … Continue reading Customizable Engineering
I might not be as good speaking Spanish as I was before I left Mexico, but I will never forget how to speak it. Neither will I be ashamed. Why would I? By being bilingual, I can understand twice as many things. I can also talk to many more people than I could if I … Continue reading I will never stop speaking Spanish.
When I picked engineering, I wasn’t sure if I could make it. The thought of not being smart enough governed my mind for about 80% of my 5 years in school. I should have believed in myself a little more. After all, I graduated. I finally had made it. Today, I proudly say I am … Continue reading Not validating yourself.