Girls Can Be Engineers

Each of us at Altieri recognizes the power of women and is committed to spotlighting the many contributions women make in our field and to our firm. Altieri Associate, Joe Renzulli, showed his commitment to these efforts by bringing to our attention an article in The Norwalk Hour about Jamila Lindo, civil engineer, Norwalk native, … More Girls Can Be Engineers

Starting an Architectural Firm from Nothing, Part 1

I’d like to introduce everyone to our latest guest blogger, Juhee Lee-Hartford. I met Juhee over 25 years ago when we worked together on the Bridgemarket project with Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates. It was immediately clear that Juhee was a talented designer who would go far in the industry. Just a few years after we … More Starting an Architectural Firm from Nothing, Part 1

Starting the Path

Written by Campbell Nystrom, 2022 Altieri Intern I vividly remember sitting in my room with my laptop, nervously pulling up my university’s applicant website. By that point I had received acceptances, rejections, and the mess in between, but this was the application that mattered most. The beginning of my senior year of high school, I … More Starting the Path

Job Interviewing 101

Written by Kari Nystrom, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CPHC, Principal I’ve been interviewing prospective employees for many years — both entry level job seekers as well as more experienced candidates. Often it’s fun; sometimes uncomfortable. When both interviewer and interviewee are prepared and share the same goals, it can (and should) be a meaningful experience for both … More Job Interviewing 101

Women Uplift Women

2022 Building Design + Construction: Women in Design + Construction Conference In September, I represented Altieri at the Building Design + Construction: Women in Design + Construction conference. This is the first time Altieri has attended a conference focused on women in the industry and it certainly won’t be the last! Women from all sectors … More Women Uplift Women

Mentoring Matters! A Conversation with Crystal.

wom(en)gineer recently sat down with Crystal Salazar, Electrical Engineer, to talk about being a woman engineer early in her career. Crystal joined Altieri 3 years ago after graduating from Fairfield University – the only woman electrical engineer in her class. Today, she designs electrical systems for a variety of project types including The Obama Presidential Center … More Mentoring Matters! A Conversation with Crystal.

Altieri Summer Interns Reporting In!

We are rising seniors at School of the Holy Child in Rye, New York, selected to participate in a 2-year program focused on engineering, architecture, and design (EAD). The program exposes us to different engineering and design disciplines and culminates with the opportunity to design a senior thesis exploring a topic that has interested us during … More Altieri Summer Interns Reporting In!