Industry Events

For these events we bring in organizations from the industry to help build your professional network. These associations include the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia that host industry mixers and salary seminars.

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists

APEGBC is the licensing body in British Columbia for professional engineers and geoscientists. The association regulates the practice and actions of the professionals in the name of public interest.

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists also serves to support the professionals that make up its’ membership. Working to progress professional conduct, accountability, and excellence, they are a positive driving force for the engineering community.

APEGBC has a wealth of qualified professionals and information at your disposal. More information can be found on their website. Check it out, there are resources for professionals and aspiring engineers alike.

Professional Development Events by Your EUS

Event 1: What is Professional Development? (And why is it important)
Date: September 15 (Thursday)
Location: EOSC 1012
Time: 6:30 PM –7:00 PM (Event starts at 6:30 PM)
Duration: 30 minutes
Presenters: Elizabeth Croft (UBC)

 

Event 2: Technical Communication in Consulting
Date: October 20 (Thursday)
Location: CEME 1202
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Duration: 30 minutes talking, 20 minutes Q/A
Presenters: Claire Fossey, Gary Lawrence (Both Golder)

 

Event 3: Toastmasters Presents: Toastmasters
Date: November 3 (Thursday)
Location: Kaiser 2020/2030
Time: 6 PM – 7 PM
Duration: 45 minutes talking, 15 minutes networking & Q/A
Presenters: UBC Toastmasters + Alumni

 

Event 4: Informational IntervEUS
Date: November 10 (Thursday)
Location: Engineering Student Centre
Time: 6 PM – 8 PM
Duration: 30 – 40 minutes talking, 20 minutes Q/A
Presenters: Industry/Alumni

 

Event 5: Health & Safety Considerations in Engineering Projects
Date: January 26 (Thursday)
Location: Kaiser 2020/2030
Time: 6 PM – 7 PM
Duration: 30-40 minutes talking, 15 minutes networking & Q/A
Presenters: Steve Boundford, Dana Oster, John Richmond

 

Event 6: How to Secure a Co-op/Internship
Date: February 16 (Thursday)
Location: Kaiser 2020/2030
Time: 6 PM – 8 PM
Duration: 90 minutes talking, 30 minutes networking & Q/A
Presenters: Recruiters (perhaps McElhanney, Kiewit, Fluor), Jenny Reilly, Students

 

Event 7: Informational IntervEUS 2.0
Date: March 23 (Thursday)
Location: Engineering Student Centre
Time: 6 PM – 8 PM
Duration: 30 – 40 minutes talking, 20 minutes Q/A
Presenters: Industry/Alumni

 

Event 8: International Engineering
Date: April , TBD (Thursday)
Location: EOSM 1012
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Duration: 30 – 40 minutes talking, 20 minutes Q/A
Presenters: Jonathan Fannin, APEGBC etc.

 

More events will be organized throughout the year so please stay informed and check the e-nEUS for important updates.  All information will be here as well, and for any questions please email the Industry Director.

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