Professional Development & Leadership Resources

Professional Development & Leadership Resources from IEEE


Are you looking for career advancement opportunities or thinking about a career change? Are engineers in your organization moving into management roles for which they could be better prepared?

Check out this collection of posts about mentoring, employee training, the engineering job market, and more!



Becoming an Engineering Leader: Making the Shift from Individual Contributor to Manager

Most engineers enter the workforce as individual contributors. And the job is fairly straightforward—you rely on data and individual efforts ...
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Advance Your Career with the IEEE Learning Network (ILN)

Based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineers have the highest average starting salary at $91,010. In ...
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The Benefits of Earning and Maintaining a Professional Engineer License

A Professional Engineer (PE) license requires a four-year engineering degree, four or more years of progressive experience under a professional ...
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Should You Be Worried About the Engineering Talent Shortage?

According to the 2018 Skills Gap Study issued by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute, it’s time to start worrying about ...
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5 Benefits of Offering the IEEE | Rutgers Mini-MBA Program for Your Engineers

If engineers in your organization are moving into management roles for which they could be better prepared, consider offering enrollment ...
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In Case You Missed It: STEM Grads in High Demand

Wondering what’s going on with the shortage of grads in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) lately? Here’s the latest: ...
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How Professional Development Programs Help Engineers and Others Succeed

Professional development can help today’s engineers that are looking to improve through educational opportunities and advanced degrees. Licensed engineers are ...
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Why Communication is the Most Sought-After Skill in the Workplace Today

Strong communication skills are a desirable quality in the job market and sorely lacking in the United States. According to ...
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7 New Skills You Can Now Learn with the IEEE eLearning Library

With the New Year comes new eLearning opportunities for your team to learn critical skills in emerging technologies. At IEEE, ...
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3 Tips for Offering Professional Development on a Budget

Organizations that offer professional development opportunities are better equipped to attract and retain top talent. However, budget constraints sometimes make ...
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IEEE | Rutgers Mini-MBA for Engineers

Developed by IEEE science and technology experts along with Rutgers University faculty, the IEEE | Rutgers Mini-MBA for Engineers is a flexible online program designed for engineers and technical professionals. This fast-paced, instructor-led program is based on real-world business and engineering practices. Learn More!

IEEE English for Engineering

Consisting of more than 45 hours of online training to enhance English communication skills, this interactive program was created by IEEE in partnership with Cambridge University Press. Learn More!