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 The 2nd IEEE Career Development Essay Contest for Young Professionals and Women Engineers 
 (Organized by IEEE Tokyo GOLD Affinity Group and IEEE Japan Council WIE Affinity Group)

 IEEE Tokyo GOLD (Graduates of Last Decade) and IEEE Japan Council WIE (Women in Engineering) organize
 gThe 2nd Career Development Essay Contesth. This contest targets young professional members
 including students and women engineer members. The contestfs purpose is to raise awareness on young 
 professional member's future paths and relevant skills and to share the experiences.
 You can think yourself about ghow to shape my career?h, ghow to get a dream?h, ghow to enjoy your life 
 as a young professional or woman engineer?h, or gWhat is benefit of IEEE activities for
 development of your skill or career?h etc. 
 Please express your experience and thinking about career planning for yourself.


 1. Theme:
 Please select one theme from the followings and express your vision for career developments.
 What kind of skill and experience do you think is needed for career development in your life?
 Please express your vision for the future of your life, including examples of activities or experience to engage in.
 Essays may be submitted by anyone.

 a). What's ideal vision for future engineer?
 b). What's important skill  on activity as a member of society?
 c). What's important skill on working abroad?
 d). How to contribute to society
 e). Research activities for currently and future f). Career development as a women engineer
 g). What is benefit of IEEE activities?
 h). What do you think about gcareer developmenth, gskill planningh, or gdream come trueh?

 2. Deadline ( deadline is extended. ) :
 Entries must be received by October 1st (Fri), 2010

 3. Format:
 Essay must be 1 page (A4 sheet) in English or Japanese with PDF or MS word format.

 4. Submission:
 Essay may be submitted to yasuharu@ieee.org by e-mail (PDF or MS Word file).  
 Article of the essay should include the following information.
  (1) your name,
  (2) affiliation,
  (3) e-mail address or phone number,
  (4) IEEE membership No. (if you are IEEE member),
  (5) essay title.
 If you don't receive an acknowledgement within 7 days, please resend to yasuharu@ieee.org.

 5. Qualification:
 Essays must be original and unpublished. Essays must be written by one person.
 There is no limitation in qualification for submission, for example, age, IEEE membership, etc. 
 The essay contest winner should become IEEE member before ceremony of awarding an honor.

 6. Criteria for selection:
 The criteria of the contest may be focused on raising awareness of
 view on young professional member's future path and relevant skills.

 7. Award:
 The following awards will be given:
 1st Prize: Certificate and prize of 30,000 Japanese Yen 2nd Prize:
 Certificate and prize of 10,000 Japanese Yen

 All prize winners will be invited to the 7th IEEE Young Researchers
 Workshop at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Ookayama campus) on 20 November, 2010.
 (Travel expenses will not be covered.)
 The winner may be required to be IEEE member until the celebration event on 20 November, 2010.
 The winners will be announced in 29 October, 2010.

 The winnerfs essay will be released on the IEEE Tokyo GOLD Affinity Group Website.

 8. Contact:
 If you have any questions, please contact yasuharu@ieee.org
 (Yasuharu Ohgoe, IEEE Tokyo GOLD Affinity Group Chair).
 Tel: +81(0)-49-296-5921

 9. Tokyo GOLD and WIE Japan activities: