ENGINEERS’ AND TECHNOLOGISTS’ INTEGRATION ENGINEERS’ AND TECHNOLOGISTS’ (ETIP) INTEGRATION PROGRAM A unique program designed for internationally educated engineers to find work in their field of expertise in Alberta The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) has been offering the Engineers’ and Technologists’ Integration Program (ETIP) since 1996, and has successfully bridged more than 1000 engineering… Read more »
Leveraging your Assets and Skills Smart Connections for Internationally Educated Professionals Organized by ERIEC in collaboration with CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) of Alberta This is a fantastic learning and networking event hosted by ERIEC at no charge and is open to all professions! Smart Connections aims to help Internationally Educated Professionals in creating sustainable career paths, whether within or… Read more »
Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) presents: 2015 Edmonton Global Talent Conference Tuesday, March 3, 2015 8:00am – 3:00pm Fantasyland Hotel & Conference Centre, West Edmonton Mall This event is open to Internationally Educated Professionals in Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Business Administration and Human Resources sectors, as well as to Edmonton businesses and community partners. Please… Read more »
I was a mechanical engineer with 7 years of experience back in France and arrived in Edmonton in July 2013. I didn’t expect to deal with so many challenges in Canada as moving from France! I got to know the Bredin Centre for Learning by someone I met in Paris two years ago. Through the… Read more »
By Adesiji Rabiu I recently participated in a career event, Smart Connections, hosted by the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC). I moderated a panel discussion where the panelists responded to a series of questions to assist attendees (about 100 job seekers who were mostly engineers) to have better understanding regarding the “criteria by which… Read more »
SMART Connections – Effective Networking and Job Search Strategies for Internationally Educated Engineers!
Last Tuesday, September 30th, ERIEC hosted the second Smart Connections event of the 2014. Over 90 internationally educated engineers convened at the MacEwan University in Edmonton and had the opportunity to meet with over 20 major employers, educators and guest speakers from the Edmonton business community. It was a “full house” of well prepared and… Read more »
Adesiji Rabiu is a Project Management Specialist at Enbridge Pipelines Inc. At Enbridge, he also chairs ENBRACE, an employee resource group, which supports the ongoing creation of an inclusive workplace that embraces Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) and leverages the strengths in the diversity of perspectives, backgrounds, education and culture of all Enbridge employees and contractors. Adesiji sits… Read more »
This entry was posted on Thursday, June 5th, 2014 and is filed under Mentors.
Thank you to all of those participants who took the time to answer our 2014 Global Talent Survey. As you can imagine, this feedback is extremely valuable to us when it comes to evaluation and future planning for next year. In this blog we would like to share with you some of the data results… Read more »
It’s a dream for any event planner if a participant answering the question on the evaluation form, “What worked well?” responds with “Everything” ! We were very pleased to read this again on some of the evaluation forms from our last Speed Career Networking (SCN) event for Engineering Professionals which took place on Thursday, September… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 and is filed under Speed Career Networking.
What kind of impacts do our mentoring programs have for newcomers who are trying to integrate into the Canadian labour market? In this brief yet engaging video produced by Shaw TV in Edmonton, you can watch a mentorship pair share their perspectives on mentoring and how having a mentor can help make a difference in… Read more »
This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 and is filed under Career Mentorship.