Science inspiration to spark a rewarding career

by Keith Powell
Person standing on mountaintop, with logo for Engineers and Geoscientists BC.

March 1st to 31st is National Engineering and Geoscience Month. — Photo courtesy Flickr

BURNABY, British Columbia, Feb. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Engineering and Geoscience Month kicks off on March 1, 2018. Take part in the excitement as engineers and geoscientists host community events that aim to inspire youth with science. Throughout March, Engineers and Geoscientists BC invites families and kids of all ages to participate in events and learn more about engineering and earth science in a fun and educational way.

Events include the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Science Games, Dig Day at the Britannia Mine Museum, popsicle stick bridge building competitions and many other activities around BC. This month-long celebration promotes awareness of the engineering and geoscience professions, highlights career choices in these fields, and reminds the public of the many ways in which engineering and geoscience keep the public safe.

“Engineers and geoscientists lead the way in safety and provide peace of mind to the people of British Columbia,” says Ann English, P.Eng., CEO and Registrar, Engineers and Geoscientists BC. “These events are designed to showcase to youth that these career paths make a difference and as the next generation, they will play an important role in shaping our future and meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world.”

Considering a career in engineering and geoscience opens up a world of possibilities to students in BC and across Canada. Join us as we celebrate science, exploration, and discovery all month long.

For more information on National Engineering and Geoscience Month events around the province, visit egbc.ca/negm.

Founded in 1920, Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia is the regulatory and licensing body for the professions of engineering and geoscience and is charged with protecting the public interest. With over 34,000 members, Engineers and Geoscientists BC is one of the largest professional associations in BC and maintains high academic, experience and professional practice standards.

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