IEEE GOLD (Young Professionals)
IEEE is not purely a technical society! IEEE Gold affinity group promotes a well-balanced professional life and operates around the non-technical aspects of engineering: professionalism, personal development, community involvement. IEEE Gold South Saskatchewan Section was formed by Ahsan Upal, P.Eng. on February 17, 2004.
Who run our activities?
Energetic recent graduates who are members of the IEEE
Who are welcome to our activities?
EVERYONE! Any IEEE member regardless of member grade, friends and family. There is absolutely no restriction on who can come to our activities!
Who should volunteer?
Young professionals who want to bring life to the engineering community.
Senior professionals who want to share their experience with younger members and .... get a new perspective!
What kind of activities do we hold?
Activities and events of particular interests to young professionals. These include social events, company tours, seminars, mentorship programs, sports and technical competitions.
Why are we here?
To address personal and professional needs of recent graduates (networking, career development and exploration, personal management)
To provide young professionals with the opportunities to contribute to the engineering community and to develop their non-technical skills
Why be active in the community?
IEEE itself is a community for Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering professionals. Engineering is all about innovation to benefit the mankind. We need to pay attention to the world around us to see where our innovative abilities should take us to - create a better living environment and neighborhood for ourselves!
Get involved today! Explore where your profession can take you to! Professional development never stops in your career and here is the best place to start. Contact your local GOLD Chair or myself if you have questions or want to participate in our activities. Something that interests you likely interests other young professionals. Want to find out more about various fields of Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering? Want to find out the latest trends of technological development? Need help in establishing professional connections elsewhere in the world or when moving out of town? Want to meet other young professionals across the nation or even the world? There is no other way better than getting involved with GOLD.