Volunteer at a University Speed Networking Event | APEGA

Volunteer at a University Speed Networking Event

Professional engineers, professional geoscientists, engineers-in-training (E.I.T.), and geoscientists-in-training (G.I.T.) are invited to share their expertise, knowledge, and career path by speaking one-on-one with various students for short intervals. Students are exploring career options, looking to make professional contacts for internships, or simply interested in networking.

Events Requiring Volunteers

Edmonton Applications are accepted.
Volunteers that apply in advance will be contacted when the next events have been scheduled.
Time
Fall 2019
Location
University of Alberta
Calgary Applications are accepted.
Volunteers that apply in advance will be contacted when the next events have been scheduled.
Fall 2019 APEGA Calgary Office

Volunteer Position Description 

Reporting Structure 

Reports to:

  • Debbie Closson, Northern Alberta University Coordinator
  • Becky Ferguson, Southern Alberta University Coordinator

Responsibilities

Speak with a variety of students to offer insight about:

  • Your area of expertise
  • Career paths
  • Specific disciplines
  • Engineering and geoscience in general
  • Specific networking skills

Skills and Qualifications

  • P.Eng., P.Geo., E.I.T., or G.I.T.
  • Pride in the professions of engineering and geoscience
  • Willingness to share your knowledge and experience with young people
  • Comfortable speaking with students

Orientation and Training

Brief instructions will be given before the networking begins.

Benefits

  • Enhance the understanding of the work of engineers and geoscientists
  • Provide career advice and networking opportunities to university students
  • Experience a fun and rewarding event
  • Develop communication skills
  • Earn credits for CPD (Continuing Professional Development)
  • Volunteer appreciation

Other

  • Light dinner and refreshments will be provided
  • Parking fees will not be reimbursed

 

For more information, email the Volunteer Management Coordinator at volunteer@apega.ca.

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