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Sharmin Kassam- BTech (Civil)

Thanks to this program, I’ve been able to use many skills in my current management and engineering based role. I am also going to be working towards my PEng designation.

What 3 year College Program did you complete prior to coming to McMaster?

Humber College - Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology 

What was your BTech DCP Stream at McMaster?

Civil Engineering Infrastructure Technology

What is your current Job Title and Employer?

 

Designer, Estimator & Internal Project Manager at Technical Concrete Solutions 

Why did you choose the BTech Degree Completion Program? 

I chose BTech at McMaster because it was a flexible program that gave me the perfect balance of an engineering and management based hybrid. Personally, it resonated with my ability to work full time while schooling outside of work hours and maintaining the path towards bettering my education.

What is your most memorable BTech moment?

My most memorable BTech moment was taking an entrepreneurship class. It spearheaded me taking my side business more seriously and being more open and ambitious to ideas!

What opportunities has your BTech degree helped you to pursue?

Thanks to the program, I’ve been able to use so many skills in my current management and engineering based role. I’m also going to be working towards my P.Eng. designation.  

Where has your career taken you and how has BTech played a part?

My career has grown in ways I didn’t anticipate, because I realized that I have an interest in the management side of a business. This interest was further amplified thanks to the courses offered through my program 

Why do you recommend this program? 

If you would like the best of an engineering and management hybrid, this is definitely the degree for you