It’s never to late to meet new people. There are many advantages found in making and keeping connections with others. Finding common interests, mentoring, idea swapping, etc. The IEEE provides a great opportunity to network with others through society meetings, online groups, etc.
From a career perspective, networking represents your safety net. People that you have positively impacted are more willing and able to provide moral support and leads when looking for a new career opportunity.
IEEE offers the following ways to keep you connected:
IEEE Region 2 Site: http://sites.ieee.org/r2/ – See Upcoming Events
IEEE Collabratec Sites: https://ieee-collabratec.ieee.org/
IEEE Job Site: http://careers.ieee.org/