Considering a career in Engineering?
Engineering is an innovative and challenging industry that offers dedicated students and grads the opportunity to learn, grow and contribute to society. Engineers are in high demand: they are able to work in a variety of sectors almost anywhere in the world. With a variety of career paths to specialize in, engineering is the perfect industry to launch a dynamic career.
- Sound judgment
- Analytical thinking
- Organizational skills
- Complex problem-solving
Average Starting Salaries: Engineering
Beverly Bradley"Engineering provides you with a unique toolbox of skills that can be applied in so many different ways to so many interesting careers. Don't just aspire to become an engineer – aspire to make a unique and positive change in the world!"
Master’s Or PhD: Which Engineering Degree Is The Perfect Fit For You?
A student reaches a major milestone in their Engineering career when they earn their Bachelor’s degree. If they decide to pursue further education, the next big decision they must make is whether or not to complete a master’s degree or a PhD. Many stude...
Exploring The Oil Sands: The Student Experience At Canadian Natural's Horizon Operation
What's it like to work on the oil sands with Canadian Natural? We have an eggs-clusive inside look!
Success Stories: Women In Engineering At Canadian Natural Share Their Career Experiences
Learn more about where a career at Canadian Natural can take you!
Office Hours: An Online Q&A With Suncor's Campus Recruitment Team
Missed out on our Office Hours Q&A with the Suncor Campus Recruitment team? Don't fret – we have the full transcript for you. Check it out!
My Summer In The ROSS Program: An Engineering Student Shares His Work Experiences With Canadian Natural
Austyn Rattee was looking for a challenging career in Engineering. His hunt for the ideal summer placement led him to Canadian Natural's ROSS program. Read about his experiences!
Meet Phil Jones: From Intern to Vice President at EllisDon
Phil Jones has established an exciting and rewarding career as a Senior Construction Engineer with EllisDon. Read his story!
Meet Mo Sulaiman: Proposal Coordinator, Civil Division At EllisDon
Mo's career journey at EllisDon has made him feel at home both on-site and in-office. Read his story!
Top Careers For Students And New Graduates To Look Out For In Canada
Canada day is coming up – so we've compiled our country's top thriving industries for students and grads!
Women In Engineering: 3 Organizations To Explore
Resources that can help hatch your career as a woman in engineering.
A Day In The Life Of An Intern At Canadian Natural
Read about this student's experience as an intern with CNRL!
Training For Success: Meet Suncor's Engineers-In-Training
Get an inside look at Suncor Energy's top Engineers-In-Training! Read about their experiences and gain valuable insights.
Engineers Without Borders: How Your Engineering Skills Can Make A Difference
Learn how you can get involved with Engineers Without Borders as a student or recent grad!
What Can You Do With An Engineering Degree?
Some common career paths you can choose from with an engineering degree.
5 Apps Every New Engineer Needs
If you're an engineer, these apps are must-haves on your smartphone or tablet!
Average Starting Salaries - Engineering 2015
How much should you expect to make starting your career in engineering?
TalentEgg Presents: Top 10 Articles of 2014
Reflect on 2014, and make 2015 your best career year! See TalentEgg's top 10 articles this year.
From Co-op To Career: A Project Engineer Shares His Journey With Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Connor Merkel spent an 8 month internship with Canadian Natural Resources Limited, before landing the big job offer.
Your Guide To Recruitment And Hiring At Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Ready to hatch your career on the Canadian Natural team?
Shell's Assessed Internship Program Hatched This Recent Grad’s Career
“Shell’s Assessed Internship program helps you progress as a professional and an individual,” says Cam.
A Day In The Life: Meet A Recent Grad At Shell
Brad Speidel started his Shell career while studying Geological Engineering at the University of British Columbia.
What We Love About Working At Canadian Natural Resources Limited
The team at Canadian Natural Resources Limited loves going to work. Find out why in this video!
Six Reasons To Explore A Career In Engineering
There are many reasons to explore a career in engineering! We've rounded up the top 6.
Specialization And Other Useful Skills In Engineering
In order to make the most of your career as an engineer, it's necessary to balance job-specific skills with career skills.
Average Starting Salaries For Engineers: 2014 Edition
Engineering continues to be one of the most lucrative career paths available!
Office Hours: The Suncor Energy Team Answered Your Career Questions
Monday, May 12th was an egg-citing day at TalentEgg! We hosted Office Hours with Suncor Energy, Canada’s largest energy company.
Why Soft Skills Matter In Your Engineering Career
Soft skills can help you thrive in a rapidly-changing technological landscape.
Case Study: Career Growth At Suncor Energy
Media Relations Senior Advisor Kelli Stevens started her career with Suncor Energy as a co-op student.
What You Can Learn From Leaders At Suncor Energy
If you’re a student or recent grad planning on starting a career at Suncor, Vinay’s and Marc’s stories have a lot to offer.
The Best Part: Hear From Co-Op Students At Suncor Energy
Co-op roles offer exposure to diverse areas of Suncor Energy’s operations! Hear from current co-op students at Suncor.
Average Starting Salaries: Oil And Gas Edition 2013
Opportunities in the petroleum industry exist in a number of fields, including engineering, skilled trades, mining, geoscience and business operations and support.
Safety Is A Core Value In The Oil And Gas Industry
The oil and gas industry has made a significant ongoing commitment to creating and maintaining a safe workplace.
Insider Tips From A Suncor Recruiter For Students And New Grads
Each year, Suncor helps many students and new grads find their place in the company.
Meet Students And Recent Grads Working At Devon Canada
Devon Canada's student and recent grad hires confirm that a position with Devon will help you develop the skills needed for career success.
Standing Out In Campus Recruitment With Devon Canada
As the Campus Recruitment Team Lead at Devon Canada, Corrine Bell has a wealth of insight to offer about excelling in campus recruitment with Devon.
From Co-op Student To New Grad At IBM
A story like Supriya's illustrates how the going the extra mile in a co-op placement can help you lock in your career path after graduation.
A Day in the Life Of A Petroleum Project Engineer
Dalhousie University Mechanical Engineering graduate Danilo Prieto took his career from Canada's east to the west coast to follow his passion for the energy sector.
The Greatest Engineering Feats: Inspiration For Future Engineers
Here are just a few of the greatest engineering projects of all time. Did we miss one? Let us know!
8 Engineering Careers You Probably Haven't Considered
There are jobs for engineers in some unexpected fields. Is one of them your secret passion?
8 Reasons Why A Career As An Engineer Is So Great
There are a lot of reasons to be excited about starting a career as an engineer.
Average Starting Salaries: Engineering Edition 2013
Engineering salary estimates for 2013 are great news for new grads heading into the industry.
Opportunities Run Deep: Career Growth At Vale
Four recent engineering graduates share their experiences growing their careers with Vale in Newfoundland and Labrador.
University of Waterloo Grad's Journey To Becoming A Software Engineer
Nick Cosentino has started a promising career in computer engineering after graduating from the University of Waterloo.
CEMF Winner Heidi Manicke Offers Her Engineering Insights
If you’re aspiring to become an engineer, Heidi’s story is full of helpful tips and inspiration!
CEMF Scholarship Recipient Nadwa Elbardi On Her Path To Success
Nadwa Elbardi is a 2013 CEMF Undergraduate Women In Engineering Scholarship recipient with valuable insight to offer.
Beverly Bradley: From Engineering Student To CEMF Scholarship Winner
CEMF Doctoral Scholarship recipient Beverly Bradley shares her passion for engineering.
Who To Follow On Twitter: Engineering Edition 2013
Following these Twitter accounts will help you stay on top of the latest news for engineering students and new grads!
Vale Helps Engineering Intern Make The Most Of His Work Term
Laurentian University Mechanical Engineering student Shuhui Dong is currently on a 16-month internship with Vale in Sudbury.
A Day In The Life Of A Ground Control EIT At Vale's Garson Mine
Laurentian University Mining Engineering graduate Elizabeth Sweeney has been working as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) with Vale over the last year.
Future Engineer From Wikwemikong First Nation Says Education Is Key To His Success
After completing two college diplomas, Joseph Wabegijig turned down three job offers to pursue his Civil Engineering degree.
How To Get A Golden Ticket To Your Career: Tips From A Goldcorp Recruiter
Learn more about internships and new grad jobs with Goldcorp, and how you can start your career with this growing mining company.
From Co-op Student To CEO: Amiee Chan's Impressive Career In Tech
Amiee Chan started her tech career as an Electrical Engineering co-op student - now she's President and CEO of Norsat International.
Job Application And Interview Guide: Suncor Energy
The inside scoop from Suncor Energy's recruitment team on their recruitment schedule, application process and interviews.
Women In The Canadian Armed Forces
Canada is one of only about a dozen countries around the world that allow women to serve in all occupations in its military, including combat roles.
No Ordinary Engineering Job: Engineering Officers In The Canadian Armed Forces
Starting your career in the Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Army or Royal Canadian Air Force is much more than a typical engineering job.
Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Oil And Gas Career With Suncor Energy
Read the transcript from Suncor Energy's recent Office Hours live chat with Campus Recruiter Heather MacIntyre.
TalentEgg's Free Student Engineering Career Guide eBook
"Engineering Your Career" features TalentEgg's top engineering career resources, plus Recommended Reads and TalentEgg Tips to help construct a sound career in engineering.
Average Starting Salaries For New Grad Engineers In Canada: 2012 Edition
Entry level engineers earn among the top starting salaries of all new grads in Canada, and it's only going to get even more lucrative.
Who To Follow On Twitter: Engineering Edition
Do you consider yourself to be a super social engineering student or recent grad? Twitter can be a great way to connect with employers.
4 Ways Joining Your School's Engineering Society Will Help Your Career
Enhance your skills, make industry connections, stand out from the crowd and build a better resume.
How To Write An Effective Engineering Resume
Tips and tricks from a career advisor and an engineering student.
Calgary Chemical Engineering Grad Hatches His Career In Nexen's EIT Program
Corbyn Horning started his career with Nexen as an intern and entered the Engineer-in-Training program after graduating.
How Lambton College Prepares Students For Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry
Lambton College prepares students for careers in the oil and gas industry, and is recognized worldwide as a specialized training institution.
TalentEgg's Free September Recruitment Survival Guide For Students
TalentEgg's free September Recruitment Survival Guide for students explains how to land your dream job this fall in 7 easy steps!
5 Common Entry Level Petroleum Industry Jobs And Their Salaries
The petroleum industry will likely offer plenty of job opportunities in the future.
The Job Outlook For Mechanical, Civil And Chemical Engineering Graduates
Trying to figure out where you'll end up after you finish your engineering program? Here are some helpful hints.
How 6 Co-op Terms Impacted This Waterloo Engineering Grad's Career
A Mechanical Engineering student discusses the value of co-op experience and how it landed him a full-time job.
How To Engineer Your Job Interview
How to prepare for and impress employers during an engineering job interview.
How Engineering Internship Programs Help You Hatch Your Career
If you're an engineering student, don't shy away from internship programs, they could be your ticket to a great career.
Average Starting Salaries For New Grad Engineering Jobs In Calgary 2012
Calgary offers engineering graduates entry level positions with great earning potential.
Secrets Of Success At Hydro One: Paul, Aboriginal Recruitment Consultant
As an Aboriginal Recruitment Consultant at Hydro One, Paul's main role is to source qualified First Nations and Métis candidates.
Behind The Scenes Of Vale's Engineer-In-Training (EIT) And Geologist-In-Training (GIT) Programs
An inside look at Vale's Engineer-In-Training (EIT) and Geologist-In-Training (GIT) programs from three EITs and other Vale staff.
All About Vale's Engineer-In-Training (EIT) and Geologist-In-Training (GIT) Programs
Learn about Vale's Engineer-in-Training (EIT) and Geologist-in-Training (GIT) programs for new graduates from a Vale recruiter and managers.
A Day In The Life Of A New Grad Engineer At Pason
“There are great people here to mentor me through this early phase of my career. Most of our projects are fairly large in scope, which means multiple people are working on it and it requires team work.” –Abe Kohandel, a new grad engineer at Pason who graduated from the University of Calgary's electrical engineering program earlier this year
Average Starting Salaries For New Grad Engineers In Canada: 2011 Edition
Knowing the starting salary in your industry can not only show you're knowledgeable about the field – it’s also something you should be aware of when you start your job search. We’ve put together the average starting salaries for engineers working in four different major cities in Canada.
Secrets Of My Success At Hydro One: Syed, Assistant Network Management Engineer
Syed says the research he did in grad school was very applicable to Hydro One and impressed the person who interviewed him for the company's new grad program.
How To Engineer Your Career: A Career Guide For Engineering Students
Find out how to “engineer your career” starting in first year and throughout your undergraduate degree, featuring tips from an Engineer-in-Training, a Team Leader and a Manager from Talisman Energy, a global upstream oil and gas company.
Secrets Of My Success At Hydro One: Kim, Protection And Control Engineer
Kim is a Protection and Control Engineer from Rocky Bay First Nation on Lake Nipigon in northwestern Ontario who has been working at Hydro One for the past six years – ever since she graduated from Lakehead University.
Hydro One Co-op Student Takes Pride In Keeping Ontario's Lights On
Jerry, a co-op student at Hydro One, tells us how he won Hydro One's prestigious William Peyton Hubbard Memorial Award and what he does on a daily basis during his co-op work term.
Mechanical Eng. Grad Launched His Career With Talisman Energy By Completing Two Internships
Vitten Nath Varma graduated from the mechanical engineering program at McGill University earlier this year and now works as a Commercial Analyst for Talisman Energy in Calgary, but he started with the company as a student engineer in January 2007.
The Top 25 Employers Canadian Engineering Students Want To Work For
Bombardier, Apple and Google ranked as the Top 3 employers engineering students in Canada want to work for according to this year's Top Campus Employer Rankings, released Sept. 23 by DECODE and Brainstorm Consulting.
3 Things Students Need To Know About Starting A Career In Engineering
Starting a career in engineering can be stressful, so we asked Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Design Engineer In Training Raihan Khondker to tell us the three most important things students need to know about starting their careers in engineering.
A Day In The Life Of A Design Engineer In Training At Ontario Power Generation
On a typical day at OPG, Raihan Khondker says he starts by going through design manuals and doing some readings for a few hours. Then, he gets to do what he really loves: go into the field.
Design Engineer In Training Explains Ontario Power Generation’s Application And Interview Process
In this video interview, the first of three, a recent Electrical Engineering grad explains the application and interview process he experienced with OPG while he completed his last semester at the University of Ottawa.
Engineers In Extraordinary Places
Engineers Without Borders is a Canadian organization made up of passionate people who are tackling the complex challenges of development. EWB harnesses the skills and creativity of the Canadian engineering sector to find practical solutions to extreme poverty.
Engineering Co-op Programs Pay Competitive Salaries And Offer Valuable Experience
Alternating work terms with school terms, engineering co-op programs allow engineering students to gain valuable work experiencing while completing their degree, and also earn competitive salaries to help pay for school.
The Number Of Women Pursuing Careers In Engineering Is On The Rise Again
After a decade of declining proportional representation of women in engineering programs, some Canadian schools are seeing an increase of female students entering engineering. Many are hoping to see this trend continue for the important contribution women can bring to this traditionally male-dominated profession.
Everything You Need To Know About P.Eng. Certification
In Canada, the title "professional engineer" is restricted by law. When you hold a P.Eng., you are licensed to practice engineering in the province or territory where it was granted. The licence also gives you the right to use the letters P.Eng. after your name. You are not legally an engineer or a professional until you have the P.Eng.
Recent Grad Geotechnical Engineer On His Entry-Level Job With Shell Canada
For this feature, sponsored by Shell Canada, we asked a Geotechnical Engineer (and recent Civil Engineering grad) some questions about why he chose to work for Shell Canada, how he was hired, what kind of training he received and why he continues to enjoy working for the company today.