This activity recognises students who have maximised the opportunities afforded to them by student membership of the professional bodies and used the resources to develop and enhance their employability.
All first and second year students enrolling on Civil Engineering programs, during induction week are provided with presentations by the professional bodies to encourage them to join as student members. The Institutions that carry out these presentations are the Institution of Civil Engineers, The Institution of Structural Engineers, Engineers Ireland and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation. As student members they will have access to a number of resources including: mentoring, information, advice and regional events.
On completion of this activity students will be able to demonstrate:
To be given credit for this activity students must demonstrate at least 20 hours of engagement with the professional bodies including evidence of attendance at a minimum of six events, networking with at least two members (online proof required) and engagement with online resources (such as website, LinkedIn and social media).
Student will submit evidence of these activities, in a two section report, as follows:
To gain credit students must evidence at least 20 hours of engagement with the professional bodies allied to Civil Engineering.
Details of available events are on the following websites and links are provided through the Civil Engineering Support Area: