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Tech Moving Forward: Learn about GTPE's plan to resume in-person learning and events.

Fostering Team Communication While Remote

As humans, we are wired to seek social connections. While some individuals maintain their social support system through family, friends, or hobbies, for many, an in-person office setting provides a sense of belonging and community.

Safeguard Your Career with Professional Education

Civil engineering is a sought-after profession with excellent job prospects. Data provided in the report Civil Engineers in the United States* indicates that employment for civil engineers is projected to grow by 12 percent between 2018 and 2028. However, global uncertainty and an unprecedented level of upheaval because of the COVID-19 pandemic could impact this promising trajectory.

Further Your Professional Learning at Home

As the reality of COVID-19 has set in, the workforce has shown resilience transitioning to teleworking while learning new technologies and homeschooling their children. Although working from home might be starting to feel easier, it may also be challenging to maintain control of your daily schedule and productivity.

Music to Boost Your Productivity While Remote Working and Learning

During long periods of working from home or remote learning, it can sometimes be a challenge to remain productive. Taking a few measures to help support your mental well-being, such as meditation, exercise, and if used correctly, music, can make all the difference in your productivity levels.

Creating Digital Boundaries in Support of Your Well-Being

With the arrival of COVID-19, daily life has changed dramatically for all of us. Social distancing and stay-at-home requirements have altered the world as we knew it, and even veteran remote workers have had to adjust to unexpected conditions.

Expert Tips for Succeeding as a Remote Learner

Remote and distance learning have been a part of higher education for decades. What began as courses delivered on videotape and satellite feed has evolved into expertly produced online degree programs that offer both superior learning outcomes and flexibility. That combination, alongside an industry-relevant credential, is often well-suited for professionals balancing their education with work and family.

Georgia College Students, Faculty Adjust to Remote Learning

Colleges all across Georgia are learning how to shift their campuses onto the computer. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, Georgia colleges have sent all their students home and moved their classrooms online. This transition has presented many difficulties, particularly for courses with more hands-on instruction, but students and faculty everywhere are coming up with creative solutions to face these difficulties.

Fourth-Year Student Improves GPA and Accelerates Degree with SOUP

For students looking for a way to stay on top of their studies during the summer, Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) offers on-campus summer courses in an online format, known as the Summer Online Undergraduate Program (SOUP).

Whether taking a class that normally fills up during the fall and spring semesters or lightening your load for a future semester, the program is a convenient way to make progress toward your degree. It also pairs well with an internship, co-op, or summer job.

Women in Construction: The OSHA Impact

As the founder and CEO of a construction management firm in Atlanta and the director of marketing for a safety clothing line that caters to women in the trades, Meloni Boatswain understands the importance of utilizing professional development and training to advance her career. Meloni shares her perspective on being a female safety and health professional and how Georgia Tech's Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) training has helped her become a better employer, contractor, and worker.

Future-Proof Your Professional Goals in 2020

Reflect on the professional goals that you've set for yourself – are they still relevant and realistic? If you haven't recently reassessed your career ambitions, now is a great time to do so.

If you aren't sure where to start, here are some tips on self-reflection and gathering external insight. But, you shouldn't stop there. With your goals and professional "why" worked out, it's time to analyze the steps you'll need to take in order to grow now and into the future.