It pays to volunteer
Did you know that social commitment is one of the four fundamental values of engineers? Examples of social commitment include:
  • acting as a responsible citizen;
  • showing positive leadership to your colleagues;
  • sharing your knowledge and experience within your professional community;
  • putting your expertise to good use in public debates.
What are some concrete examples of social commitment? For Myriam Tamisier, a young ETS graduate, social commitment means being attentive to her community while practicing her profession. In the article "Meet…," she talks about her social commitment experience, in which she went from volunteer to Assistant Director of Ingénieurs sans frontières Québec in just four months.