Entries by Kerri Phillips

Hit the Ground Running: Choosing and Navigating a Successful Career Path—A Workshop for Young and New Transportation Professionals

Register Workshop: Sunday, January 08, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC Sponsored by Young Members Council (YMC); and Subcommittee on Design and Construction Group Young Member This workshop is part of the Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting. This workshop provides a candid examination and discussion of the career […]

UW–Superior Transportation Day for Girls Scouts Inspires Career Interest

Career awareness efforts are most effective when they inspire interest among young people. An event hosted by the Transportation and Logistics Management Research Center at the University of Wisconsin–Superior is designed to do just that. By partnering with a local council of the Girl Scouts, Dr. Richard Stewart, the center’s director, has developed a day-long event that brings elementary and middle-school-aged girls to the UW–Superior campus to explore careers in transportation.

WEBINAR – The Evolving Surface Transportation Operations and Maintenance Workforce; Challenges and Opportunities

Focusing on the rapid changes in the surface transportation maintenance and operations workforce. Factors such as increasing retirement rates, downsizing staff, recruiting and retaining qualified employees, shifting responsibilities, and expanding the use of advanced technologies are influencing these changes. This webinar will examine two social factors and two groups of potential workers that have not been fully engaged in maintenance and operations career path opportunities.