Volunteer Opportunities

ACEC British Columbia YPG participates in a wide range of outreach initiatives to promote the consulting engineering industry. YP's have been sent to conferences in Whistler, Quebec, and soon London to represent our Association. Further, YPs have attended numerous Industry Nights and Career fairs at local post-secondary institutions to share experiences with graduates eager to learn more about their career options in consulting engineering.

UBC Engineering - Mentoring Program

Share your experiences, lessons and future goals with a UBC undergraduate student. This program offers students the opportunity to network with industry professionals and gain valuable skills, such as interviewing and communications, while expanding their knowledge about the engineering professions. 

Apply by emailing mentoring.engineeering@ubc.ca (please also cc' lia@acec-bc.ca). Further details on the program can be found at the UBC Engineering Faculty Webpage.

Applications deadline: September 23, 2016. 

Click here to download the flyer.

YPG Ambassador

Are you interested in getting involved in the Young Professionals' Group? The YPG is looking for individuals to take on the role of the YPG Ambassador. This is a great opportunity to share your experience as a young consultant with university student groups and offer insight to those who are in the transition of completing their studies and entering the workforce. Click here to download the YPG Ambassador Brochure or contact Lia Spidlen, ACEC-BC Marketing Coordinator at 604-687-2811 ext. 4, lia@acec-bc.ca to learn more about becoming a YPG Ambassador. 

Recognizing Volunteers in the YP Network: Young Professional Award

One of the other initiatives YPG has undertaken is the establishment of the Young Professional Award, recognizing the extraordinary achievements of some of our own. If you would like to nominate someone you know, please look for the ACEC British Columbia nomination package available every winter. Past winners of the award can be found in the Awards section of the ACEC-BC web site, here.