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
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
This past fall, Altieri had booths at two career fairs – Fairfield University and University of Maryland Fire Protection Engineering. We are always excited to get on campus and meet future entrants to our industry. After meeting over 50 students, Crystal, Nick, Sheri, and Luying suggested that we talk to our student readers about why career … More How to Succeed at a Career Fair
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
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.
I am a senior electrical engineer here at Altieri. It has been almost a year since I joined the firm and found talented engineers and designers with core values that match my own. I am really pleased to be part of a firm that continues to grow and strive for the best. I am proud … More Wanting It All! Angelica’s Story
Maggie Mannella, future electrical engineer, graduated summa cum laude from Norwalk High School in Connecticut on June 17, 2022. She is the inaugural recipient of The John L. Altieri Memorial Scholarship and we are excited to put the spotlight on her today – International Women in Engineering Day 2022! In a recent interview for our … More Speak Up!! Advice from a high school scholarship recipient.