Volunteer to Support the Professional Development of Others | APEGA

Volunteer to Support the Professional Development of Others

APEGA hosts different events that help engineering and geoscience students and new graduates expand their professional knowledge, competence, and skills. APEGA also offers seminars that explain the process of becoming a Responsible Member and a Permit Holder. This is a great opportunity to use your skill set to help foster the career growth and professional development of current and future fellows in the engineering and geoscience professions.

For more information on these opportunities, contact the Volunteer Management Coordinator at volunteer@apega.ca.

Leading a PD Seminar at the APEGA Conference

Facilitate Career Development and Share Soft Skills

When you volunteer to lead and support professional development events, you give new and future members access to the critical skills they need for the current job market and their careers. Human Resources professionals and members with hiring experience are encouraged to apply for these opportunities.

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University Student Industry Mixer

Volunteers needed: 50-100 

APEGA sponsors industry mixers for engineering and geoscience students and professionals. Professional Engineers and Professional Geoscientists are invited to mix and mingle with undergraduate and graduate students in the engineering and geoscience departments. These students are exploring career options, looking to make professional contacts for internships, or simply seeking to network. 

Event Dates

Final dates to be announced late summer 2018

Calgary Date Fall 2018
Edmonton Dates Fall 2018

Qualifications

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

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University Rapid Resume Review

Volunteers needed: 50-100  

Professional Engineers, Professional Geoscientists, and Human Resource representatives are invited to participate in a "speed-dating" format event where they will review and critique resumes for students. This will allow students the opportunity to gain valuable feedback to help them create a resume to start them on their professional path.

This event is designed to give students instant feedback on the content of their resumes. Professional volunteers are given just a few minutes per round to look over a student’s resume and provide insightful information to help each student create an outstanding resume.

Event Dates

Final dates to be announced late summer 2018

Calgary DateFall 2018
Edmonton DatesFall 2018

Qualifications

  • P.Eng., P.Geo., or Human Resource Professional
  • Experience in reviewing resumes in a professional hiring capacity
  • Willingness to share your knowledge and experience with young people
  • Comfortable speaking with students

Read about this volunteer opportunity 

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University Speed Mock Interview

Volunteers needed: 50-100  

Professional Engineers, Professional Geoscientists, and Human Resource representatives are invited to participate in a “speed-dating” format event where they will ask students an interview question, listen to the response, and provide feedback to help the student improve their interviewing skills.

Event Dates

Final dates to be announced late summer 2018

Calgary Date Fall 2018
Edmonton Dates Fall 2018

Qualifications

  • P.Eng., P.Geo., or Human Resource Professional
  • Experience in reviewing resumes in a professional hiring capacity
  • Willingness to share your knowledge and experience with young people
  • Comfortable speaking with students

Read about this volunteer opportunity 

 

Share Regulatory Knowledge and Technical Skills

When you volunteer to deliver APEGA's pre-developed seminars, you will be able to inform applicants of the licensure process and to inform members and companies of the prerequisites and responsibilities of Permit Holders. Members with experience in public speaking and teaching are encouraged to apply for these opportunities.

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