June 20, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:45pm

Join the YEC for a first of its kind event!  The Young Engineers Committee will be hosting a Young Engineers Workshop on the morning of Saturday, June 20th.


We are excited to get a group of Young Structural Engineering Professionals together to experience our catered program of dedicated sessions that plan to challenge the way you view yourself as a team player and where you see your career progressing.  We hope that you come out of this program with a better understanding of yourselves as an employee and the knowledge to set the proper goals to advance your career.




Will Kolbuk, Structural Engineer, Sargent and Lundy; M.B.A. Candidate, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Program Schedule

8:00AM-8:10AM - Introductions

8:10AM-9:00AM - Personality Type Assessment and Discussion

9:00AM-9:30AM - Virtual Team-Building

9:30AM-10:30AM - Mentorship, Career Paths, Leadership Panel Discussion

Panelists to Include:

  • Christine Freisinger, Associate Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
  • Derek Boeldt, Deputy Chief Engineer, Infrastructure, Chicago Transit Authority
  • Soliman Khudeira, Section Chief of Major Projects, Chicago Department of Transportation - Division of Engineering; Adjunct Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Tony Shkurti, Fellow and Associate Vice President, HNTB Corporation

10:30AM-10:40AM - Break

10:40AM-11:10AM - Personal Branding Skills

11:10AM-11:40AM - Productive Work Habits

11:40AM-12:20PM - Case Study Group Discussion

12:20PM-12:45PM - Reflection and Closing

Course material will be provided electronically.  It is the expectation that all course pre-work shall be completed prior to the course.  Deadline for course sign-up is June 12th.

Registration fee: $5.00



David Nauheimer ( Sargent & Lundy LLC )