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Thinking Globally – Volunteering Locally Part II

Thinking Globally – Volunteering Locally Part II

On November 14, Engility joined the 2018 GeoPlunge tournament at the St. Louis Cortex. More than 60 fourth graders from three St. Louis public elementary schools competed for top spots in the second annual GeoPlunge tournament.

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A Veteran Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility

A Veteran Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility

In the world of corporate social responsibility (CSR), it’s easy to become distracted by the tyranny of the urgent.

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Transitioning Military: Come for the Mission; Stay for the Team

Transitioning Military: Come for the Mission; Stay for the Team

I believe it is the camaraderie of the team of professionals we have here on this program, that bond of belonging to an organization that is committed to its mission.

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Transitioning Military: Ethically Engaged

Transitioning Military: Ethically Engaged

Boasting an employee base that is more than one quarter veterans, we know about attracting, retaining, and celebrating our men and women in uniform.

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Transitioning Military: Get Smart

Transitioning Military: Get Smart

Asked about the transition from military to the world of government contracting, some of Engility’s talented veterans weighed in on their experiences.

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Thinking Globally-Volunteering Locally

Thinking Globally-Volunteering Locally

A St. Louis native and life-long lover of all things geographical, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of some students in my hometown

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Where Are We? Geospatial Awareness and STEM

Where Are We? Geospatial Awareness and STEM

As a kid, my family had a full-series of Encyclopedia Britannica Aa-Zz, and I read the entire encyclopedia. On family car trips I was the "navigator," and our Randy McNally maps were my go-to guide.

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The T-Rex Is My Spirit Animal

The T-Rex Is My Spirit Animal

How Relocating to a Nonprofit Incubator Brought Engility Closer to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

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Engility’s AI Farm System: Developing the Machine Learning Talent of Tomorrow

Engility’s AI Farm System: Developing the Machine Learning Talent of Tomorrow

As the government incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning into more programs, we need to supply the future data scientists.

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Moving the World with High Performance Computing

Moving the World with High Performance Computing

Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” I say, give me a computer with the right code, and I’ll do the same.

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Four Tips on Keeping Things in Perspective

Four Tips on Keeping Things in Perspective

In a world full of noise; fast-paced entertainment; and can’t-fail, must-be-done-right-now missions, we must keep calm and, well, carry on.

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Mentor Instills Confidence for Scholar’s Blue Crab Research and Beyond

Mentor Instills Confidence for Scholar’s Blue Crab Research and Beyond

For her summer research project, Arianna Krinos wanted to predict changes in blue crab biomass in the Chesapeake Bay resulting from climate change...

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Launching My Career with Good Mentors

Launching My Career with Good Mentors

Intern Colin Burke shares how he made the most of his experiences launching space balloons, making friends and gaining mentors at Engility.

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Launching My Career with Missiles and Space Balloons

Launching My Career with Missiles and Space Balloons

Intern Dana Gilroy took a break from missile-intercept calculations to join Engility employees in launching a high-altitude balloon to 100,000 feet.

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Launching My Career into the Stratosphere

Launching My Career into the Stratosphere

Intern Megan Avery details how an after-work activity – sending a payload to 100,000 feet – made for a very memorable internship with Engility.

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Going from Black Coffee to an Iced Mocha: Why Defense Contractors Invest in Social Media

Going from Black Coffee to an Iced Mocha: Why Defense Contractors Invest in Social Media

The defense field has undergone a shift in recent decades; by necessity, our marketing approach has transformed.

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Words of Systems Engineering Wisdom: Don’t Settle for Opinion When You Need Advice

Words of Systems Engineering Wisdom: Don’t Settle for Opinion When You Need Advice

Tech Fellow Don York, who serves as an advisor to INCOSE, talks about the need, importance and value or informed advice in the systems engineering industry.

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Engility’s Cyber Warrior™ Scholarship – Committed to Our Veterans

Engility’s Cyber Warrior™ Scholarship – Committed to Our Veterans

Floyd McKinney, a U.S. Air Force veteran and leader of Engility’s Cyber ENnovation center, discusses some of the challenges military members face when transitioning into a civilian role.

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Beg, Borrow or Steal? The Challenges of Staffing HPC Missions

Beg, Borrow or Steal? The Challenges of Staffing HPC Missions

In the specialized world of high performance computing (HPC), accessing experts or developing the next generation of HPC talent becomes a differentiating capability

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Leading in Leads: Reinvigorating an Employee Referral Program

Leading in Leads: Reinvigorating an Employee Referral Program

From Q1 of 2016 into Q3 of 2017, our employee referral program participation rates have gone from less than 1% to 25%.

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Meaningful Work: Making the Most of an Internship

Meaningful Work: Making the Most of an Internship

Engility employs college interns each summer, laying the ground work to recruit future employees. Kate Lutero, one of our 2017 interns, shares her thoughts on what she has encountered and some tips for success in an internship.

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The Company Formerly Known as …

The Company Formerly Known as …

Presenting a unified brand to the industry, investors and customers is an exciting opportunity, but true success is driven by the buy-in of a company’s front-line brand ambassadors: its employees.

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The Trouble with Talent

The Trouble with Talent

Data science and data analytic degrees are in high demand across industry and across Engility’s customer base, but there is a severe lack of qualified practitioners to draw from for critical positions.

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Making Stuff User Friendly

Making Stuff User Friendly

Keith Maggio, a developer and virtual reality expert, talks about the elements that go into a great user interface, using examples from his work with the FAA’s Research & Development Human Factors Laboratory.

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