Outaouais Regional Committee volunteers had a chance to talk about the engineering profession to over 75 young people who gathered on April 27 for the regional final of the Défi génie inventif competition held at Collège St-Alexandre in Gatineau.
Following the article “Students take concerted action for Syrian refugee children” published in the Winter 2016 issue of STRENG.TH, large numbers of you participated in the benefit show on March 18 that was organized by students from Polytechnique Montreal, Concordia University and other institutions.

May-June 2016

STRENG.TH has selected a series of press articles for you that are worth a read.

The entire Strength team wishes you a wonderful summer, whether you’ll be on vacation, at work or in an internship.

We will have a number of surprises for you in the fall, such as your newsletter, which will be given a makeover!

Have a nice summer and happy reading!
In the first part of the article “Looking for a job?” published in the March-April issue of STRENG.TH, Francis-Benoît Pelletier, CRHA, Head of the Human Resource Department of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, shared some tips on how to find your first job.

In addition to working on your own market release, determining your strengths and building your network, you also need to follow these other suggestions.

Kathy Baig, Eng., FEC, MBA, was elected to the office of President of the OIQ for a term of two years at the end of the voting period from May 6 to 27, 2016, in which all members of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec were invited to participate. The participation rate in the election of the president was 16.58%.
Project Manager at Aéroports de Montréal, Ms. Baig currently serves as First Vice President of the OIQ’s 95th Board of Directors.
The IRSST, the Cégep de Jonquière ÉCOBES research and transfer centre, and Québec’s regional consulting authorities on student retention and educational success (IRCs), have launched a school-work balance tool known as jeConcilie.com.

This free online questionnaire can be filled out by young people alone or with a professional, counselor, employer or parent.
Are you working on an exciting engineering project that you would like to promote off campus? Strength is there for you!

Send us a basic description of your project and a Strength journalist will meet with you to discuss it so that it can be shared with the entire engineering student community in Québec.
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