How to Find Engineering Employment Amid the New Normal - Online

Nov 19, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Location: Online (see instructions below)

Date: Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Time: Virtual Networking: 11:40 am, Presentation: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Cost: Free

RSVP: Please use our Online Registration process to register by Tuesday, November 17th, 2020.


This event qualifies for 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) for the Engineers Nova Scotia CPD program.


This presentation gives engineers and engineering students the tools to find meaningful employment amid the new normal. Topics include: Private and government employment, local resources, uncovering the hidden/unadvertised job market, LinkedIn, networking, entrepreneurship, and more. By employing all of the aspects of this presentation, attendees will go from looking for a position, to having to select from multiple offers. Whether looking for your first or 10th engineering position, this presentation can offer you more insight into a new aspect of employment.


Presenter: Matthew Glynn, EIT, ENV SP, Strategic Planning & Design, Parks & Recreation, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM)

With degrees in Civil Engineering, Biology, and Sustainability Matt is able to generate solutions to technical problems from a variety of lenses. With a focus on service, he has gained engineering experience in academia, NGOs, along with the federal and municipal governments. Throughout his career Matt has enjoyed organizing networking events, conferences, along with helping others apply and look for meaningful employment.

While not busy with work or networking, Matt enjoys teaching yoga, surfing, and learning about finance.


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​1. Make sure your device is updated to Adobe Flash Player 13.0 or above

​2. Download the Adobe Connect app in advance (this can take 5 minutes or so) OR join via your browser 

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