Join us in welcoming our new Fowler School of Engineering Career Specialist, Samuel Lee! As the Career Specialist, Samuel is here
to help students find opportunities and resources regarding their respective career routes, as well as answer any questions or concerns! We asked Samuel a few questions to get to know him and his interests.
Q&A with Samuel Lee
Fowler Engineering: Tell us about yourself.
Samuel Lee: “I am born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and a first generation college graduate. My undergraduate experience is in human resources and advanced degrees are in higher education, college counseling, and student affairs.”
FE: What are you looking forward to in this new role?
SL: “I am excited to help students further develop themselves in the area of career and professional development. I want to see students find success in creating career strategies and crafting their professional tools to help them prepare for success in the workplace. I look forward to helping students in their development of interpersonal & career skillsets that are not covered in traditional engineering coursework and classroom settings.”
FE: What is the best career advice you’ve received?
SL: “Every experience (whether good or bad) is invaluable knowledge in helping you find what will be fulfilling to you as a person and a professional.”
FE: What advice would you like to share with Fowler Engineering students?
SL: “Be kind to everyone even when it is difficult. You never know who you will work with or for one day.”
FE: What is something you are excited to bring to Fowler Engineering?
SL: “I am excited to bring my experiences in HR and higher education to tailor programs to the needs of students. I would love to see us (as students, staff, and faculty) buy-in and create a culture and network of support for each other in the classroom and the workplace.”
For those who have any questions regarding their career or career opportunities for their respective major, feel free to reach out to Samuel at firstname.lastname@example.org for further questions or inquiries!