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The 4th IEEE Career Development Essay Contest for Young Professionals
and Women Engineers

The 4th 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 4th Career Development Essay
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
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 engineer?h,
or gWhat is benefit of IEEE activities for development of your skill
or career?h etc.
Please express your experience or thinking about career planning for yourself.
Not only young member but also everyone is invited to the contest.


1. Theme:
Please select one theme from the followings and express your
experience or vision for career developments.
What kind of skill and experience do you think is needed for career development?
Please express your vision, 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 humanitarian technology
e). Research activities for currently and future
f). Career development as an 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:
Entries must be received by 17 October, 2012

3. Format:
Essay must be 1 page (A4 sheet) in English or Japanese with "the
application form: MS Word".

4. Submission:
The application form may be submitted to yasuharu [at]
mail.dendai.ac.jp by e-mail.
The application form should include the following information.
(1) your name
(2) affiliation
(3) e-mail address
(4) IEEE membership No. (if you are IEEE member)
(5) essay title (English only)
(6) essay article (English or Japanese)
If you don't receive an acknowledgement within 2 days, please resend
to " yasuharu [at] mail.dendai.ac.jp".

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Essays must be original and unpublished.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 Prizes (Three categories: GOLD, WIE, Undergraduate): Certificate
and prize of 10,000 Japanese Yen

All prize winners will be invited to the 9th IEEE Young Researchers
Workshop (http://young-researchers.net) in Yoyogi (Tokyo) on 27 November, 2012.
Travel expenses will not be covered.
The winner may be required to be IEEE member until the celebration event.
The winners will be announced in 31 October, 2012.

The winnerfs essay will be released on the IEEE Tokyo GOLD Affinity Group
Website (http://www.ieee-jp.org/tokyogold/).

8. Contact:
If you have any questions, please contact yasuharu [at] mail.dendai.ac.jp
(Yasuharu Ohgoe, IEEE Tokyo GOLD Affinity Group Chair).
Tel: +81(0)-49-296-5921

9. Tokyo GOLD and WIE Japan activities: