Volunteer with APEGA


APEGA - University Outreach

Career Skills Building

 

The Opportunity

There’s more to being a professional engineer or geoscientist than simply completing a degree, which is itself a major accomplishment. New professionals must learn to navigate not only the post-university world, but also the unique challenges beginning a new career in a complex industry. If you’re an experienced Professional or a new Member in Training, don’t you wish you could have had someone to help guide you as you embarked on the next stage of your career?

 

APEGA’s Virtual Resume Review Program gives an opportunity for professional members with hiring experience to give back to the professions by providing students valuable feedback to help ensure that their resumes’ highlight their strengths and give them the best chance of landing that first career-making position.

 

The Impact

Virtual Resume Review volunteers create a positive impact in the community by virtually reviewing students resumes through an online, anonymous platform. Each resume will be reviewed by several volunteers with relevant experience to provide a range of feedback. This important work helps up and coming professionals succeed in their chosen professions, jumpstart their careers, and navigate the complexities of the engineering and geosciences industries in Alberta.

 

Time Commitment

Approximately 1-3 hours per month

 

Volunteer Benefits

Ideal Skillsets

  • Earn CPD Credits for time donated
  • Give back to the professions by mentoring the next generation of professionals.
  • Expand your professional network
  • Volunteering is your ticket to exclusive APEGA event invites, recognition gifts and long-service awards.

 

  • Practicing or retired professional Engineer or Geoscientist or human resources professional
  • At least 1 year of experience reviewing resumes in a professional capacity
  • Comfortable sharing knowledge and experience with students
  • Volunteers with experience as an internationally trained profession and those with unique career paths are encouraged to participate in this opportunity.

 

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Industry Mixers

The Opportunity

There’s more to being a professional engineer or geoscientist than simply completing a degree, which is a major accomplishment in its own right. New professionals must learn to navigate not only the post-university world, but also the unique challenges beginning a new career in a complex industry. If you’re an experienced Professional or a new Member in Training, don’t you wish you could have had someone to help guide you as you embarked on the next stage of your career?

 

On March 26th in Calgary and March 27th in Edmonton APEGA will be hosting networking mixers APEGA's offices. These events give students and new graduates an opportunity to make important business connections and ask questions about their potential careers. If you’re someone that loves to meet new people, share your career story or provide mentorship, this is a great way to give back to your community.

 

The Impact

APEGA’s Industry Mixer volunteers create a positive impact in the community by meeting with engineering and geoscience students to provide advice and guidance on how to succeed in their chosen professions, how to get their feet in the doors of their careers and how to navigate the complexities of the engineering and geosciences industries in Alberta. Members-in-Training are especially valued for this opportunity as they can provide a unique perspective to students who are about to take the first steps from education into their careers.

 

Time Commitment

Approximately 2-hours per event

 

Volunteer Benefits

Ideal Skillsets

  • Earn CPD Credits for time donated
  • Give back to the professions by mentoring the next generation of professionals.
  • Expand your professional network
  • Volunteering is your ticket to exclusive APEGA event invites, recognition gifts and long-service awards.

 

  • Practicing or retired professional Engineer or Geoscientist or human resources professional
  • Comfortable sharing your career journey and answering questions about the realities of being a professional engineer or geoscientist
  • Volunteers with experience as an internationally trained professional and those with unique career paths are encouraged to participate in this opportunity.

 

Click below to learn more and apply…

 

Mentoring Café

 

 

Come be a part of something new and exciting! APEGA seeks experienced Engineers and Geoscientists to provide on-demand mentorship to engineering and geoscience students for our new Mentoring Café university outreach initiative. Volunteers will meet virtually with students for approximately 30 minutes on a flexible schedule to provide advice and guidance on succeeding in their fields. This is a great opportunity to share your expertise and make a difference in someone's life and career.

 

Time Commitment

Approximately 1 – 3 hours per month

 

Benefits 

  • Earn CPD Credits for time donated
  • Give back to the professions by mentoring the next generation of professionals.
  • Expand your professional network
  • Volunteering is your ticket to exclusive APEGA event invites, recognition gifts and long-service awards.

 

Duties & Expectations

Skills and Qualifications

  • Meet virtually with university students to provide career advice and answer questions they may have about working as a professional engineer or geoscientist
  • Practicing or retired professional Engineer or Geoscientist or human resources professional
  • At least 1 year of experience reviewing resumes in a professional capacity

 

Click below to learn more and apply…