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PEO Grand River Chapter is inviting applications to participate in the Licensure Assistance Program (LAP).

What is LAP? 

PEO's LAP is a program that links engineering interns (interns) with professional engineers (guides) licensed with the PEO.

The purpose of this program is to provide the interns with guidance and support as they progress towards obtaining their professional engineering license.  PEO believes that this will equip new engineers with a greater understanding of their roles and responsibilities and for success in their chosen profession.

The primary objective of the LAP is to help guide engineering interns through the licensing process, develop as a professional, and assimilate into the engineering community.  While some discussion around career matters may occur, PEO does not intend the program to be a job finding mechanism.  The program will not find you a job nor meet the requirements for a professional engineer referee. 

 To learn more about the program there is an online module available. 

Application Process?

Applications for interns (EIT) or guides (P.Eng.) are being accepted here:  http://www.peo.on.ca/index.php/ci_id/30268/la_id/1.htm.  (on the left hand side under License Holders/EITs, click on EIT Licensure Program).  Applications are due December 31, 2017.

Please note that not all applicants will be accepted, as the number of matches typically depends on the number of guides that apply.

What are the Time Commitments?

This program kicks off in January 2018 and lasts approximately 4 to 6 months.

The expectation is that you attend an initial kick-off session and then meet with your match for at least two hours per month, in person.

Questions?

Questions regarding the program or application process can be directed to Paula Hutchison @ LAP@grandriverpeo.ca.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 08:45

EIT Social Night - Wellington Brewery Tour

Wellington Brewery Pic

The EIT committee is hosting a socializing event and brewery tour on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Wellington Brewery in Guelph from 7:30 - 9:30 pm.  This event is a great opportunity to meet and network with EITs in the Grand River Region.  Tickets include 4 samples (approximately 2 beers) and a brewery tour.  Pizza will also be provided.  Members from Grand River PEO will be on hand to talk about what PEO has to offer EITs.

Who: All interested EITs and Engineering Students (19+)

 What: Night of EIT Networking

Where: Wellington Brewery, 950 Woodlawn Rd. W, Guelph, ON

When: Thursday, November 16, 7:30 - 9:30 pm

There is an $8 event fee.  Click HERE to register.  

Students (19+) in their final years of university and anyone considering becoming an EIT are also invited to attend! 

The PEO Grand River Chapter EIT Comitte is hosting a free speaker series event on Thursday October 5th, 2017.  Pauline Lebel, P.Eng., PEO's Manager of Licensure, will be presenting two EIT focused talks.  The agenda for the event is as follows:

  • 6:15 pm - 6:30 pm - Attendees Arrive
  • 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm - Talk 1 - Understanding PEO's Techhnical Exam Program
  • 7:15 pm - 7:45 pm - Break & Food Arrival
  • 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm - Talk 2 - How to Present your PEO Experience Record
  • 8:45 pm - 9:00 pm - Final Questions/Wrap-up

Although your event ticket will provide you access to both talks, if you are only interested in Talk 1 you are welcome to leave at any point during the 7:15 - 7:45 break.  Similarly, if you are only interested in Talk 2 you are welcome to arrive during the break.

Please register for this event HERE.

Registration Deadline extedned to 5 pm October 4, 2017.

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