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Robert Hoffman

Robert Hoffman


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Robert's work combines: Engineering, Technology, and Problem Solving

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Day In The Life

Network Design Engineer

We create documents that control the flow of all AT&T Mobility traffic.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Milton High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    Auburn University

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High School

Bachelor's Degree: Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    First full-time job in High School.

  • 2.

    Went out-of-state to get a meaningful degree.

  • 3.

    Worked throughout college to help pay out-of-state costs.

  • 4.

    Joined multiple social organizations to build personal network.

  • 5.

    Graduated in 4 years with degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • 6.

    Applied to a job that I didn't exactly have the qualifications for.

  • 7.

    After being hired, proved my worth and ability to contribute to the team each and every day.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Myself:

    I didn't have enough internships and co-op employment opportunities to get a job with a major engineering company.

  • How I responded:

    I overcame this noise by constantly working as hard as I could in whatever I did. I may or may not have had all the "requirements" for certain positions but I was able to prove my work ethic through school, jobs, and leadership opportunities. People always want to say you aren't doing enough, but what matters at the end of the day is if you are doing all that you can, phsyically and mentally, to succeed.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • Money was tight after my parents split, and I didn't want my choices affected by it. I decided to start working to make my own money and have the ability to make the decisions I wanted. I took control of my situation so that others couldn't.