Messages Matter: Messaging Careers in Engineering
A new study measures the efficacy of messaging that emphasizes creativity, teamwork and how engineering makes a difference and helps shape our world.
Public Comment Sought on Proposed Federal Ban of Non-Compete Agreements
The FTC is seeking public comment on a proposed a rule to prohibit the use of non-compete agreements by employers in almost all circumstances.
NSF and INTEL Collaborate on Semiconductor Workforce Development
In September, NSF and Intel announced a joint $10 million endeavor to support U.S. semiconductor manufacturing workforce development.
Building the U.S. Electric Vehicle Workforce: The View from Michigan
The House Science Subcommittee on Research and Technology recently held hearing on workforce needs for the future of the automotive industry.
Potential New Rules from the Department of Labor (DOL) May Address Independent Contractor Status
The Department of Labor (DOL) is reexamining the distinction between employees and independent contractors.
White House Proposes Modest Visa Reforms
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has announced plans for several small changes to high-skill visa regulations.
New U.S. Digital Corps Program Seeks Young Tech Professionals for Federal Service
The new U.S. Digital Corps aims to attract early career tech professionals to consider careers in government service supporting critical national needs.
Brain Drain: Rebuilding the Federal Scientific Workforce
A House Science, Space, & Technology’s Subcommittee recently held a hearing on steadily declining STEM employment across federal agencies.
Congress Celebrates National Engineers Week
IEEE-USA thanks lawmakers for sponsoring House Resolution 164, supporting the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week, 21 – 27 February 2021.
The Perils of Complacency: America at a Tipping Point in Science and Engineering
A new report addresses America’s relative strength in science, engineering, technology and innovation, including R&D, compared with that of China.