Overcoming Rejection with Arnold Morales

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Overcoming Rejection with Arnold Morales

October 14, 2020 Employment Goals Life Planning Mechanical Engineer Tech Career tech podcast 0
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Arnold Morales is the son of two immigrants from Honduras. He started his career with a GED and working at a warehouse where he is wasn’t happy. Looking for more he pursued a community college and took an aptitude test that steered him towards mechanical engineering. 

He co-founded his community college’s first Engineering Society. Since then he’s earned a Masters Degree and is currently working for his dream employer, Boeing.

It wasn’t a straight shot to Boeing though, he was rejected 5 times before finally breaking in.

  • Importance of taking feedback
  • Navigating tech as a Hispanic
  • The power of reputation
  • Why representation matters
  • The value of mentorship
  • The benefits of volunteering
  • Connecting with followers
  • Why he started his podcast, Nontraditional College Success
  • Have fun while getting better every day
  • Not allowing anything to get in your way.



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