Coffee-cubicle/work-dinner-bed: Repeat x 5Pfff….try again! There is so much more to Eng life than working. Newsflash! Engineers are people too, they like things and stuff and things and stuff just like everyone else!
Stephanie Hill is a recent Ontario Tech University graduate in Mechanical Engineering with Mechatronics Specialization. She also recently won the capstone contest at Ontario Tech University. Tell us a little about your capstone project: My capstone project was a 3-axis CNC (computer numerical controlled) milling/engraving machine that was able to mill and engrave plastic, wood, […]
Spencer Turbitt is an alumnus Ontario Tech and talks about something he calls the “Student Effect”. Spencer shares three stories that illustrate how you can achieve anything and everything at a young age, by taking advantage of the support that is available around you.
Zara Georgis is an Engineer-in-Training with practical experience in municipal transportation engineering. She received a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Ryerson University in 2016 and is an active member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Her expertise includes using mathematical modeling to interpret data pertaining to traffic […]
See the whole project over at: Theottolbox.com As the weather gets warmer and the summer days arrive, try your hand at making this neat baking soda and vinegar powered boat! Get outside, enjoy the fresh air and marvel at the wonders of simple engineering with your new creation. Supplies: Styrofoam egg carton (or other plastic-coated […]
Emily, a high school student from Woodbridge Ontario knows she wants a career that can help people. She visited Hydro One to interview Cassondra Fonseca, a Project Officer, and Tessa Leonard, a newly graduated Engineer, and Lorraine Gray, a Superintendent, to interview them about the impact female engineers can have.
Rishega, a Management Engineering student at the University of Waterloo, took a trip to GHD to meet with Laura Spiteri, a Water Resource Engineer. Throughout the day Rishega was able to ask questions about Laura’s engineering journey, gain some insight about what it means to work as an engineer and receive some valuable advice in […]
Raquel and Charlene are two high school students and aspiring engineers. They visited the General Motors Canadian Technical Centre in Oshawa to meet and interview Laura Barlow, an Active Safety and Autonomous Technology Engineer. After a tour of the facility Raquel and Charlene we able to ask Laura about her experiences, inspiration, and get for […]
Stephanie is a Grade 12 student interested in renewable energy engineering. She visited 3M in London, Ontario to meet and interview Adriana Gorgan, a Product Development Specialist, and Chemical Engineer. Stephanie was able to learn about leadership, being a female engineer, and gain valuable advice for her future.
Welcome to #TheFieldTrip. WEMADEIT gave 5 young women a chance to see first-hand what a day in the life of their dream career could look like, interviews with industry-leading women, but most important, evidence that engineering is a career open to and made better by women.
What’s one thing you wish you knew about engineering back when you were in high school? When I was in high school I knew that engineers used math and science to solve problems and build things. I didn’t realize that communication skills would also be very important. Every day at work I analyze data, solve […]