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From Campus to Career: WESST Event Links Students with Industry

From Campus to Career: WESST Event Links Students with Industry

VIATEC Technology Sector

Connecting Engineering Leaders and Industry at the WESST Event

In May, VIATEC proudly hosted the WESST Engineering Event at the Fort Lounge in Victoria, BC. This exciting gathering brought together engineering student leaders from universities across Western Canada. The event was part of the annual Executives' Meeting conference organized by the Western Engineering Students Societies' Team, aimed at fostering collaboration, sharing knowledge, and developing leadership skills among the next generation of engineers.

The Event Highlights

The WESST Engineering Event provided a unique platform where industry leaders had the chance to meet and potentially recruit top talent. Here's what made the event special:

  • Student Leader Collaboration: Engineering student leaders from various universities gathered to collaborate on leadership initiatives, exchange ideas, and build networks that will support their future careers.
  • Industry Networking: We provided industry leaders with the opportunity to connect with these bright young minds, offering a prime chance to scout and scoop up emerging talent.
  • Casual Networking Atmosphere: Attendees enjoyed pizza and an open bar, creating a relaxed and enjoyable environment for networking and meaningful conversations.

Opportunities and Impact

For Tech Students and Job Seekers: Attending events like the WESST Engineering Event is an invaluable opportunity to meet industry leaders, learn about the latest trends in technology, and explore career opportunities. Whether you are looking for co-op placements or permanent positions, these events are your gateway to connecting with top employers and making a significant impact in the tech industry.

For CEOs and Startups: Events like these are perfect for scouting fresh, diverse talent. By connecting with ambitious students and recent graduates, you can find innovative and adaptable professionals ready to contribute to your company's growth.

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Media Contact : Anna Quinn

Source : VIATEC

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