Career Switch Podcast

06: Jumpstarting her career with a career switch

June 01, 2021 Season 1 Episode 6
Career Switch Podcast
06: Jumpstarting her career with a career switch
Show Notes

After almost 20 years as a structural engineer, Patricia Rodriguez reached a point where her career had gotten somewhat stagnant and she was ready for a change. She jumpstarted her career by starting her own firm and teaching—the dream combo she had imagined in graduate school.

Patricia shares how she opened new doors for herself as a woman-and-minority-owned small business and how her long-standing relationships in her industry helped her land her first clients as well as a teaching position. She recalls the ups and downs of starting her own business, which included learning new skills to run her firm, PAR Engineering, in New York City.

Find PAR Engineering at par-eng.com.


Music credit: TimMoor from Pixabay 

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