Why Should You Attend?

  • Learn from the experience of our guest speakers/alumni
  • Meet other female in-course students within the faculty
  • Gain insight into different pathways for your career, and your personal and professional development
  • The purpose of this networking event is NOT recruitment but rather to understand what options may be available to you upon graduation


Tuesday, March 21st 2017

5:30 p.m.

Location: Dining Room,
The University Club,
McMaster University

Each 'speed workshop' consisting of 8 undergraduate students, will be facilitated by an alumna and will address a specific topic. Each workshops will run for 15 minutes. Students will have the opportunity to participate in 4 'speed workshops' over the course of the evening!

Admission to the event is FREE - however you must register to attend and select your topics of interest beforehand!

Sandwich Buffet will be available...
Fresh Seasonal Green Salad
Crudites & Dip
Sandwiches
Fresh Fruit
Cookie & Square Platter

This Event is Sponsored by 
GE Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topic Discussions

The following topic discussions will be lead by female alumni from the faculty/industry!

1)

Negotiating Salaries
Rachelle Ireson
Recruitment Assistant, Engineering Co-op and Career Services

2)

Networking How-To's
Dalia Hmaidan, Environmental Eng. '16 (Carleton University)
Project Coordinator - Aecon

3)

How to Make Yourself Appealing to Engineering Firms
(Cover Letter & Resume Building)
Amanda Sly, Career Development & Relationship Manager, Engineering Co-op and Career Services

4)

Benefits of Graduate Degrees (MASc/MEng/ MBA/PhD)
Irene (Hwang) Yang, Electrical Eng. & Mgmt. ‘01
Head of Business Development, BASF Canada

5)

Job Search Strategies
Shelaney Lloyd, B.Tech ’16
Project Coordinator - Aecon

6)

Finding a Mentor
Kathryn Grandfield,
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering

7)

Job-Hopping
(Does it Hurt or Help You?)
Lynn Stewart
Director, Outreach and Community Engagement

8)

Working for a Large Company vs. a Small Company after Graduation
Jessica Dorgo, Civil Eng. & Scty. '16
CIMA+

9)

Benefits of Student Clubs, Societies & Teams Post Graduation
Ju Young Kim, Civil Eng. & Scty. '16
CIMA+

10)

Interview Skills
(What Employers Look For)
Jennie An
Campus Programs Lead, GE Corporate