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You have your engineering degree... now what?

Exchanges webinar
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Watch our first Exchanges webinar session, where we spoke with recent engineering graduates about their academic and licensure journey, work experiences, life after graduation, and how they are using their engineering knowledge to contribute to today’s biggest challenges. Through this discussion we highlighted the mission behind Pathway to Engineering and how it can help you advance your career in engineering.  

What to expect:

  • Learn firsthand what life is like after graduation!
  • Engaging discussion between the audience and our panel through the live Q&A.
  • Learn more about Pathway to Engineering and what you need to advance your career in engineering.

This session was an insightful and engaging session. Watch the recording to gain valuable insights into life after graduation, and explore the ways in which engineering knowledge can be harnessed to address contemporary challenges.

About the Moderator

Kim Bouffard (she/her) is the Manager of Belonging and Engagement at Engineers Canada. She oversees Engineers Canada’s work towards gender equity and Truth and Reconciliation, and manages Engineers Canada's outreach and engagement initiatives including two national system change projects: the 30 by 30 initiative and the K-12 Collective Impact Project. She currently serves as the Interim President for the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT).

Kim Bouffard


About the Panellists

Alexander Dow, P.Eng (he/il), studied Civil Engineering (B.Eng) at McGill University in Montréal Québec graduating in 2018. Upon graduation, he started working at David Schaeffer Engineering Ltd. (DSEL) which designs & oversees land development projects throughout the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area. By combining his work experience at DSEL, and internships at the City of Toronto (Transportation Services), he obtained his P.Eng in April 2022. Alexander is also the co-Founder of EngiQueers Canada (EQ), a national nonprofit that advocates for 2SLGBTQI+ inclusion in the engineering profession, and was awarded the 2023 Ontario Professional Engineers Award for Achievement of the Year.

Alexander Dow


Davyani Vasta, EIT (she/her/elle), a recent Mechanical Engineering graduate with a Mechatronics major from Memorial University of Newfoundland, currently serves as a Professional Standards Coordinator at Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL). With diverse experience, including roles as a Project Engineering Intern at J.D. Irving and a Mechanical Engineering Intern at Vale, Davyani contributes her expertise to advance engineering and geoscience practices. Recognized for organizational prowess, effective communication, and rapid learning, she is committed to leaving a positive imprint on the regulatory landscape.

Davyani Vasta


Venedict James G. Tamondong, EIT (he/his), is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus, and a Project Engineer (EIT) with the Construction Management group at Capital Power. He is responsible for the technical execution of Capital Power's developing projects in affordable, reliable, and de-carbonized energy production. During his undergraduate degree, Venedict explored his passions for technical communication and leadership and uses these skills regularly in his work as an EIT, all while being a strong advocate for triple-bottom-line sustainability and equity, diversity, and inclusion in the construction industry.

Venedict James G. Tamondong