IEEE Central Coast Event - 20 March 2019 @ 6PM

#Job #Shopping

Dr. Walter Whipple Ph.D., P.E. Presents:

Job Shopping for Fun And Profit

A step-by-step guide to temporary assignments in the gig economy.



Location - Rusty's Pizza

5934 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117

6:oo PM - Complimentary Pizza, Salad Bar, Beverage

6:25 PM - Central Coast status

6:30 PM - Dr. Whipple's Presentation

  Date and Time




  • Date: 20 Mar 2019
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
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  • 5934 Calle Real
  • Goleta, California
  • United States 93117
  • Building: Rusty's Pizza
  • Room Number: Large Meeting Room

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  • Starts 01 March 2019 12:49 AM
  • Ends 20 March 2019 05:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • No Admission Charge


Walter Whipple PhD, PE Walter Whipple PhD, PE


A Step-By-Step Guide to Temporary Assignments in the Gig Economy  

From motivation and qualification through identifying assignments and starting the assignment to the end of the assignment, this presentation identifies the steps to be taken for an unemployed person, an employee, or a current contractor to obtain a meaningful and remunerative assignment.  Advice and resources are provided throughout.



Dr Walter L. Whipple Ph.D., P.E.

(M.S.E., Ph.D., UMich, Computer, Information and Control Engineering, 1974, 1988, B.S. Engineering Science, Harvey Mudd College, 1962) is a Registered Professional Engineer (Electrical) in California, is past chair of Los Angeles Council, Santa Barbara Section, Central Coast Section, and Santa Barbara Computer Chapter and a Life Senior Member of the IEEE.  He has taught at Cal Poly Pomona and San Luis Obispo, Harvey Mudd College, and New York Institute of Technology.  His employment includes General Electric, Raytheon Space and Information Systems Division, Control Data, General Dynamics, Raytheon Electromagnetic Systems Division, Symbol Technologies (now Motorola), and Quadlogic Controls.  His contract assignments include Mission Research, Tura Inc., United Parcel Service, Microsoft, American Buildings, Tellabs, Boeing Satellite Systems, Indigo Systems, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, and Aerojet General.    He is a retiree of Raytheon Company.


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