Over the course of his career, J.P. Purswell has been committed to industrial engineering as a professional and an educator — and stresses that safety comes first. On the factory floor and as vice president of Purswell & Purswell, Engineering & Ergonomics, Inc., he consults with manufacturers on ergonomics, safety engineering, and the best practices for compliance with OSHA policies.
ThomasNet, publisher of IMT Career Journal, on April 1 launched the ThomasNet North American Manufacturing Scholarship program to actively help the manufacturing sector close the STEM skills gap, providing up to 30 scholarships of $1,000 each to high-achieving students pursue their dreams in engineering, skilled trades, and supply chain management/business operations. Students have until July 1 to apply.
IMT Career Journal was on the scene at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to speak with student engineers about their journey to becoming professionals in the field. Read more
Starting April 5, IMT Career Journal will be covering the National Association of Student Engineering Councils (NAESC) conference. The event, sponsored by ThomasNet.com, NCEES, and John Deere, will attract hundreds of engineering students from 33 universities accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Read more