On October 15th and 16th, Knovelite Virgil Wong embarked on a journey to the West Coast to meet with Knovel Student Ambassador Pritha Hait and the students from Berkeley’s student chapters of TBP (Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society) and AIChE for the first time!
For the TBP event, Knovel invited Honeywell Fellow Gerry LaRue to speak to students regarding his experience as an engineering professional in both small and large firms. He also shared a few tips to the TBP Engineering Honor Society on interviewing techniques and resume building must-dos.
After the speaker, Virgil and Knovel Training Manager Rich Garvin showed students Knovel’s strengths, including: quick keyword searching, interactive tables and graphs, and My Knovel personal account features.
Speaking on Knovel’s interactive tools, Gerry said, “I like the interface and ability to get the curves and data points from the sources, and have the sources well documented, that Knovel has.”
(Above) Virgil Speaking to Students at AIChE’s Berkeley student chapter
(Above) UC Berkeley Student Caleb Alexander.
After speaking to over 70 students over the course of two days, Pritha and Virgil agreed that they reached their goal of raising awareness of Knovel to students at Berkeley. “We [Knovel] definitely established a good relationship with the students of AICHE as well as TBP,” remarked Pritha. Virgil agreed, adding, “This is just the beginning. I look forward to working with Berkeley student groups again very soon.”
Needless to say, a great time was had by all. To learn more about the Knovel Student Ambassador Program, click here.The Knovel Ambassador Program Hits the Best Coast,