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Teamwork and Collaboration


One of the most important lessons that students need to learn early when entering the workforce is the ability to work in a team environment. Cynthia Lord says it best: "Realize you are part of a team. You are part of an overall picture…. you have a role to play." In this video, industry leaders reflect on their experiences in team environments. You'll hear about the team environment at Alliant Energy, Kiewit Power Engineers, and 3M, among others. One common theme throughout the video, however, is the fact that teamwork is an important component in any work environment, and to succeed in engineering, one must be able to communicate in a team environment.

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