This free mentoring program is being offered by Mohandes in coordination with My Academy and Mr. Changiz Sadr, P.Eng., FEC for foreign trained engineers and includes the following topics:
- Introduction to the Canadian job market and categories
- Introduction to professional engineering practice in Ontario
- Introduction to recruiting and job hunting and how to deal with them
- Introduction to registering a company in Ontario and its types
- Professional resume preparation and interview methods
- How to locate a company based on industry, location, discipline, etc.
- And all you need to know about yourself to be able to define your way in Ontario
The program is for Mohandes Members only and the priority will be given to paid members first. It comprises of three sessions of 2.5 to 3 hours long (depending on the questions in the class) and will be held on Saturday mornings starting at 8:30 am within a two months time frame.
About My Academy:
My Academy is a private education and training center for professionals at the beginning of its significant journey. In addition to the free mentoring classes, My Academy provides training courses and one on one consulting services in many different areas such as professional designations and licensure, company registration, career planning, professional development, and many more.
Please check www.myacademy.ca for more information and communicate to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
About the Mentor:
Changiz Sadr is a telecom engineer who has been licenced in Ontario for over 15 years and practicing in that filed in addition to ICT and CIE for over 30 years. Changiz has volunteered his time to settlement agencies such as Skills for Change, JVS, ACCES Employment and Iranian community through IC Network to mentor and coach the newcomers engineers and professionals to find their professional path here in Ontario for over 13 years. In addition, he delivered several seminars about P.Eng. licensure and its benefits to PEO chapters, settlement agencies, and Iranian community including Mohandes who have hosted a few of those events.
Sadr has contributed his time to PEO volunteering for several different roles from Willowdale/Thornhill Chapter to his current role as the East Central Region Councillor and an Executive Officer of PEO. He has been a member of ERC (Experience Requirements Committee) since 2003 and vice chaired the Communications Infrastructure Engineering (CIE) group of Engineering Disciplines Task Force of PEO from 2008 to 2011, which resulted in getting CIE approved as the 32nd engineering discipline in Ontario by Council in 2010.
Because of Changiz's significant contribution to the engineering profession and community, he has received four Ontario Volunteer Service Awards, Fellowship of Engineers Canada, and PEO's Order of Honor Award.