The Young Professional Award

Criteria

The candidate has made significant professional and technical achievements to professional geoscience and has demonstrated substantial volunteer service, preferably to Engineers and Geoscientists BC.

Eligibility

  • P.Eng.
  • P.Geo.
  • P.L.Eng.
  • P.L.Geo.
  • No older than 40 years of age when the award is presented 

Evaluation

For guidance, candidates will be evaluated 60% for professional and technical achievements to engineering or geoscience, and 40% for volunteer service. Refer to the below descriptions and examples of professional and technical achievements and volunteer service.

Preference will be given to a candidate with volunteer service to Engineers and Geoscientists BC.

Award Description

The following paragraphs provide examples of professional and technical achievements and volunteer service, where not described in the award description above.  

Professional and technical achievements describe the nominee’s contributions in the context of their professional role or career. This could include having shown exceptional leadership in engineering or geoscience or making lasting technical contributions that enhance public safety, public welfare, or environmental protection. 

Volunteer service describes the nominee’s contributions as a volunteer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC, Engineers Canada, Geoscientists Canada, or other professional or technical organizations related to engineering or geoscience that contribute to advancing professional practice and/or public safety in BC.

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