Allison Machtemes Lunde SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 1

Allison Machtemes Lunde discusses her job search following the completion of her master's degree in structural engineering in 2011. She describes the anxiety she felt after turning down a few career opportunities, why she ultimately accepted a position at Barr Engineering, and what qualities attracted her to the company. Machtemes Lunde is the FY12 Collegiate Director for the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded October 12, 2011 at the Society of Women Engineers WE11 National Conference in Chicago, Illinois, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.