Barbara Mulkey
Ms Barbara H Mulkey
Founder and Chair, Mulkey Engineers & Consultants
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Biography

35 years in the field of civil and structural engineering Founder of Top 500 engineering company, Mulkey Engineers & Consultants Author of "Building Bridges - A Collection of Thoughts About Engineers Connecting at Work, at Home and in Life" available through Amazon.com

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  • Jakelin asked Barbara Mulkey, Mulkey Engineers & Consultants

    Added Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:11 AM

    Greeting Barbara, my name is Jakelin and I am currently a second year with my major being civil engineering. I have done research towards this major before actually declaring it and I can say I really think I would enjoy it. I was wondering if you would know of any internships that I can apply for that do not require any experience? I have done some research and I have not found any. I also just want to appreciate you in taking your personal time to answer our questions.
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    Barbara Mulkey, Mulkey Engineers & Consultants
    Answered Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:11 AM

    Javelin,

    Thank you for reaching out. 

    It would be difficult for me to recommend specific internships as I don't know where you are located. I agree that it can be a challenge to find internships when you don't have any experience, but ...

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  • Giselle , Burlington asked Barbara Mulkey, Mulkey Engineers & Consultants

    Added Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 12:06 AM

    Hello Barbara, My name is Giselle and you had answered a question for me a few years ago, "Do structural engineers often work internationally? Hello Barbara, I am currently a second year civil engineering student, and I am hoping to choose structural engineering for my third year of studies. I am having my doubts if structural engineering is the right choice for me. I had thought about going into architecture but I thought structural engineering would give me a broader perspective and ...
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    Barbara Mulkey, Mulkey Engineers & Consultants
    Answered Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 12:06 AM

    First of all, congratulations on your graduation!

    My suggestion would be that you focus your job search on the construction side if you desire travel. While designs can be done from locations far away from a projects, the construction phase requires ...

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  • Aliyah, Windemere asked Barbara Mulkey, Mulkey Engineers & Consultants

    Added Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 12:42 PM

    What is the difference between engineering now and how engineering used to be?
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    Answered Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 12:42 PM

     This is a loaded question, and I could write an entire book on it! But, I will limit my answer to a few key points:

     
    1. Technology has been a game changer. Calculations and designs that used to take weeks if not months can now be done in ...
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