IEEE-USA’s Career & Professional Development Committee is charged with developing and disseminating products and services that help IEEE members to sustain their professional development, career satisfaction, and life-long employability. Specific functions of the committee include:

  • Improving current employment, career and professional development products and services
  • Assisting local sections located in Regions 1-6 in providing assistance and information to unemployed members
  • Providing Rapid Response Team Workshops for recently laid off employees and to develop workshops and seminars that will empower engineers in continuously changing career and employment issues
  • Using various feedback mechanisms, such as surveys, to determine the value of current services to IEEE-USA members and to determine what additional services and programs are needed and practical
  • Conducting Salary Surveys and providing salary information to members
  • Increasing the awareness of the members on the need for lifelong learning, and developing effective materials and presentations to enhance employers’ awareness that encouraging lifelong individual continuing education is in their best interests
  • Studying and communicating successful career development strategies for engineers
  • Administering the PACE Professional Development Fund
  • Promoting professional activities at the regional, section, and chapter level, with a focus on increasing member engagement with IEEE-USA career and government relations programs and resources.
  • Coordinating IEEE-USA support for IEEE K-12 STEM programs and activities

Committee Chair

Diane Collier

Staff Contact

Daryll Griffin
Program Manager for Career & Innovation Programs
+1 202 530 8337