You have to know yourself before you can be yourself. For Clint Martin, that meant taking on the Appalachian Trail thru-hike for nearly six months in the woods before starting his first full-time civil engineering job. He talks about how the experience helped make him a better civil engineer (1:20). We hear an Origin Story from Vanessa Eslava, a civil engineer in San Diego who gives back to the students of her community (14:45). And Member Memos asks what civil engineers do to “find themselves” in the right frame of mind for a big project (18:36). Listen to the episode below, and subscribe to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.
ASCE Plot Points Season 2 Episode 3: Find Yourself
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I really enjoyed Clint Martin’s segment. If anyone is ready to tackle the challenges of a Civil Engineering career it’s Clint. It took me 25 years to get my mind where his is now at such a young age. Thank you for the interview, it was very inspiring.