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1 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Faculty of Engineering CSI McGill (Cégep Student Information/Orientation) Dr. Chidinma Offoh-Robert Director, MESC McGill Engineering Student Centre (Student Affairs Office, Career Centre, Peer Tutoring Services)

2 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering McGill Engineering Today BEng ‘86 Six Departments  Bioengineering  Chemical Engineering  Civil Engineering & Applied Mechanics  Electrical and Computer Engineering  Mechanical Engineering  Mining and Materials Engineering Two Schools  Architecture  Urban Planning Engineering-related units outside the Faculty  Biomedical Engineering  Bioresource Engineering  Computer Science  Dentistry A discipline-driven academic unit structure

3 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Institutes in the Faculty McGill Institute for Aerospace Engineering (MIAE) Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) Institutes will coordinate  teaching and research in these areas  undergraduate internships & research  research grants and graduate projects

4 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering 3252 undergraduate degree students  22% international  19% female 16% enrollment increase since % international admissions increase since 2007 Degrees offered  Bachelor of Engineering  Bachelor of Software Engineering  Bachelor of Science (Architecture) The Undergraduate Students * Admission 2013 based on interim data

5 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Minor Programs Typically involve taking on 9-15 credits of extra coursework Biomedical Engineering Biotechnology Software Engineering Construction Engineering and Management Environmental Engineering Materials Engineering Mining Engineering Technological Entrepreneurship Offered by Other Faculties Arts Economics Environment Chemistry Computer Science Mathematics Musical Science and Technology Physics Finance, Management, Marketing and Operations Management

6 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering MESC is a one-stop facility for student services offering integrated academic and career advising. McGill Engineering Student Centre The McGill Engineering Student Centre (MESC) opened in 2007.

7 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Student Affairs Office Engineering Student Center integrates academic and career advising  Objective is to graduate students who are self-reliant and professionally ready Drop-in and group academic advising on academic performance, selecting majors and minors, workload, graduation requirements Scholarships  Internal and External (values vary) Fellowships for Masters and Doctoral Students  Upon nomination by your Department/School Support for student Initiatives and Projects Summer International Exchange Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities (including International programs) Workshops to support student academic performance

8 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Engineering Career Centre Engineering Internship Program: Internships in industry for 4, 8, 12, 16 months On-Campus Recruitment & job postings database: myFuture Career development workshops & advising Engineers-in-Action speaker series Career Centre operated in part with student fees McGill Tech Fair (www.mcgilltechfair.com)

9 McGill UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering On-Campus Recruitment (OCR) Among top-employers in 2012/2013: Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Dessau, Bombardier Aerospace, Deloitte, National Instruments, Bell Helicopter, Cisco, SNC-Lavalin, Accenture, Bell Canada, CAE, Imperial Oil, Nexen and Rio Tinto OCR Statistics * Declared offers only, including declined offers. Source of information: New graduating class surveys, Student and Employer follow ups

10 McGill UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering Career Education & Advising  Engineers in Action speakers in Corporate Leaders and alumni from companies such as:  Canadian Space Agency  Shell Canada  Hatch  McKinsey  Bombardier Transportation  PepsiCo In 2012/2013:  46 career development workshops attended by 701 students (in , 11 workshops were attended by 265 students)  21 speaker and networking events attended by 709 students Student Participation in Workshops and Speaker events

11 McGill UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduating Class Survey ( )

12 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Engineering Peer Tutoring Services  Located in the McGill Engineering Student Centre (FDA 6B/24)  First-year (Year 0 and Year 1) courses  Focus on Mathematics courses at all levels  Financially supported by the Faculty of Engineering  Tutoring by senior engineering students: group, one-on-one  Study sessions before mid-term and final exams  students/undergraduate/advising-programs/advising-peer- tutoring/peer-tutoring

13 McGill UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering Student Affairs Advising Academic Advising: Drop-in daily between 10:00am to 12:00pm Appointments: 2:00pm to 4:00pm daily For appointments: or book in person Visit: Career Centre Advising Internship, CV Review, Career Advising: Drop-in daily between 10:00am to 11:00am and 3:00pm to 4:00pm For appointments: or book in person Visit:

14 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES: Learn Outside the Classroom!  Engineering Internship Program (EPIP)  McGill Institute of Aerospace Engineering (MIAE)  McGill Institute of Advanced Materials (MIAM)  Mining & Materials Engineering Co- ops  Exchange Program  Design Teams

15 McGill UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: Internships and Co-ops  Top internship employers: Ericsson, Bombardier Aerospace, Suncor, BlackBerry, Canadian Natural Resources, Matrox, CAE, Ciena & Mannarino In 2012 / 2013:  527 students participated in either internships or co-op work terms through:  Engineering Internship Program  Mining Co-op Program,  Materials Co-op Program,  McGill Institute for Aerospace Engineering

16 McGill UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: Student Exchange EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: Student Exchange 23 Preferred Partners for Engineering Student Exchange Roberto Manzo, University of Auckland Choucri Bachir (trip to Cambodia), National University of Singapore CountryHost InstitutionUniversity Agreement AustraliaUniversity of Queensland (UQ)General (U21) University of SydneyGeneral University of Adelaide *General CanadaUniversity of British Columbia (UBC)General (U21) University of TorontoGeneral Chile Universidad de ChileMining & Materials Engineering DenmarkDanmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU)AES, Engineering, Science EgyptAmerican University in Cairo (AUC)General (current travel warnings) FranceEcole Centrale MarseilleEngineering Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VIScience/Engineering (CREPUQ Partner) GermanyTechnische Universitat Berlin (TUB)Engineering Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM)Engineering (CREPUQ Partner) Hong KongHong Kong Polytechnic (HK PolyU)Engineering University of Hong Kong *General (U21) City University of Hong Kong *General IrelandTrinity College Dublin *General SingaporeNational University of Singapore (NUS)General (U21) Nanyang Technological University *General SwedenLund UniversityGeneral (U21) SwitzerlandEcole Polytechnique de Lausanne (EPFL)General United KingdomUniversity of EdinburghGeneral (U21). Students must study for a full year USAUniversity of MiamiEngineering University of Alaska (Fairbanks)General

17 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: Undergraduate Research Experience Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE)  4-month paid assistantships  Approximately 120 awards/yr Applications invited in February Talk to a professor in your area of interest SURE International Professor Pascal Hubert and two of his graduate students present their research on composite materials at McGill ‘Applause’ 2008

18 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: Design Teams EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: Design Teams  Formula SAE Race Car  Formula Electric  Mini Baja Off-Road  Electric Snowmobile  MANTIS Robot  Space Elevator LunarEx

19 Engineering Undergraduate Society  Academic events and tutoring  Class representatives and academic representation to the Faculty  Social events  Clubs: Engineers Without Borders (EWB); Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering (POWE); Queer Engineer (QE); National Organization of Business and Engineering (NOBE); Reboot  Committees and Departmental societies  Services: Copi-EUS, Frostbite, General Store, Lockers

20 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering  The McGill semester is very short and you should work hard from day 1 – don’t fall behind on assignments  You are all elite students – the environment is very competitive  Engineering programs are considered to be difficult by McGill students - but are also recognized as the most fun and satisfying!  Take part in student design projects or extra-curricular clubs such as the Engineers without Borders  Don’t hesitate to seek help - peer tutorials, departmental and MESC advisors, professors Life as an Engineering Student

21 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Resources eCalendar:

22 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Resources Degree Evaluation Tool: (In Minerva) SR Admin > Graduation Menu > Degree Evaluation

23 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Resources MESC Four Year Plan:

24 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Resources Visual Schedule Builder: https://vsb.mcgill.ca/

25 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Resources MyFuture ( Events, Work Term Opportunities, Workshops): https://csm-mecc.mcgill.ca/

26 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Resources Program Curriculum: students/undergraduate-programs

27 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering IMPORTANT Registration Dates Teresa Seminara Faculty Student Advisor, MESC McGill Engineering Student Centre (Student Affairs Office, Career Centre, Peer Tutoring Services)

28 McGill UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering IMPORTANT Registration Dates Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 14, 2014 Course Change (add/drop) Deadline: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Withdrawal Deadline (with refund): Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Withdrawal Deadline (no refund): Tuesday, October 14, 2014

29 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering RACE Day – June 9, 2014 Registration and Advising for Cégep Entrants (RACE) Day Monday, June 9 th, :30 AM Macdonald Harrington Engineering Building, room G-10 All newly admitted Cégep students are invited to come to the Engineering Student Centre to: Meet a Departmental/School representative Discuss course selection Register for courses in one of our computer labs Tour the Engineering Complex Pick up student ID cards from Service Point Questions about RACE Day:

30 The University of MichiganStructural Dynamics Laboratory McGill UniversityFaculty of Engineering Q&A Session! Susie Vodopivec Faculty Student Advisor, MESC McGill Engineering Student Centre (Student Affairs Office, Career Centre, Peer Tutoring Services)


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