3.1. Career Planning-Engineering, Environment, ICT

Developed by CAPE Council for Access to the Profession of Engineering for YWCA (Hamilton) and managed by IPK360

This course of four workshops was developed by  CAPE Council for Access to the Profession of Engineering for YWCA (Hamilton) and is being managed by IPK360.  The four participant-centered workshops center on:

  1. career planning
  2. self-marketing
  3. mentoring and networking and; 
  4. job search and interview techniques.
This course has been designed as the means to help prospective job seekers and re-entrants/immigrants in engineering, environmental and ICT fields to define and search for their dream job based on real-time labor market intelligence, and to adapt to foreign  cultures and ideologies. The course covers a vast array of content including; the importance of an excellent resume and cover letter, interview preparation, how to assess yourself for the market and the importance of networking. Each workshop is supplemented by informative videos and high quality samples as well as resources.The workshops may also include a helpful quiz that will help you hone important skills and to ensure you have the confidence and knowledge to secure your dream job. 

Intended Audience: Graduates and new entrants to engineering, Engineers entering environmental and ICT fields

Workshop Overview
Workshop content, goals and learning outcomes.
Video 1 - Assessing Yourself & the Market
Video 2- Developing Market Strategies
Detailed Notes (PDF)
Online Resources
Workshop Overview
Workshop content, goals and learning outcomes
Video 1 - What is a Resume?
Video 2 - How to Write a Resume
Video 3 - Portfolio Builder
Video 4 - Cover Letters
Detailed Notes (PDF)
Online Resources
Workshop Overview
Workshop content, goals and learning outcomes
Video 1 - Understanding Culture
Video 2 - Overview of Canadian Workplace and Culture
Video 3 - Communication in the workplace
Video 4 - Workplace laws and freedoms
Video 5 -Networking and building communications
Detailed Notes (PDF)
Online Resources
Workshop Overview
Workshop content, goals and learning outcomes
Video 1 - Types and forms of interviews
Video 2 - Interview preparation
Video 3 - Stages of an interview
Detailed Notes (PDF)
Additional Resources

What's included

  • 14 Video Lessons
  • 16 Text Lessons

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Gurmeet Bambrah

Instructor