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Engineering Students and Mentors Build Rewarding Relationships



On the evening of September 13, 2006, over 45 Poly students were matched with top engineers at the Third Annual Polytechnic University and Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Mentoring Dinner. The dinner, sponsored by SAME and Polytechnic Career Services, provides an opportunity for first and second year students to meet mentors and learn how mentoring can provide them with support, guidance and information to enhance their education and professional development.

President Jerry Hultin (left) with Frank Lombardi, Chief Engineer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Following a special reception for the mentors, President Jerry Hultin began the program. Frank Lombardi, Chief Engineer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and Adjunct Lecturer of Civil Engineering, delivered the keynote speech, “Work Hard at Work Worth Doing: The Role of the Engineering Leader.”