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Young Engineers and Career Opportunities to be Focus of SAE International 2009 AeroTech Congress

WARRENDALE, Pa., Nov. 4, 2009 - Finding the right job and effectively building a career are important steps for any aerospace professional, especially young ones. Opportunities and tips on how to do both will be offered during the SAE 2009 AeroTech Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Nov. 10-12 in Seattle, Wash.

The event will offer dynamic and interactive keynote addresses, panel discussions and special events geared specifically toward younger engineers. Also, a Career Center will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on the exhibit floor in Booth 619.

The Career Center will feature companies seeking employees, a resume-posting service, a resume critique clinic, and a resume and interviewing workshop. Exhibiting companies, to-date, for the Career Center include: Davis Applied Technology College, Federal Aviation Administration, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and The Boeing Company.

In addition, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will co-locate its Aerospace Early Career Technical Seminar (Aero-ECTS) with the SAE AeroTech Congress and Exhibition on Wednesday, Nov. 11 and Thursday, Nov. 12. Aero-ECTS provides opportunities to gain technical, soft-skill and professional development knowledge through interactive and experiential programming in one forum. For more information on Aero-ECTS, visit http://asmeconferences.org/AeroECTS09/ .

To learn more about the SAE 2009 AeroTech Congress and Exhibition and the events and services available for young engineers, visit http://www.sae.org/events/atc/ or e-mail pr@sae.org .

SAE International is a global association of more than 121,000 engineers and related technical experts in the automotive, aerospace and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

 

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