Connecting Innovative Companies to Exceptional Talent in Science, Engineering, and Technology

BESTT EVENTS

MentorUP! Calgary Coffee Night

MentorU Workshop - Leverage Your Communication Style  Improve your leadership and communication skills by joining our next MentorU Professional Development Event!This workshop will focus on the importance of understanding your own behavioral preferences and those of people you communicate with. At the workshop, you will go through a series of exercises and discussions that will get you up and moving around. You will learn about behaviors and personality types, and gain a clear understanding of your own communication style and how to recognize the style of others. When: Thursday, March 19 at 7:00-9:00 pm Where: TEC Edmonton, 4th Floor, 10230 Jasper Avenue NW

MentorUP! Edmonton Coffee Night

WISER, UA-Wise and MentorUp are excited to invite you to our annual Industry Mixer Working in STEM? Looking for Job? Join us for career and networking opportunities. Our featured speaker is Teresa Waddington, senior development lead in mining development in Shell and winner of gold medal for highest academic average from Queen’s university. When: Wednesday, April 1, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PMWhere: University of Alberta Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) Solarium

 

Welcome to BESTT

Finding exceptional science, engineering and technology professionals is always a challenge for employers. This is especially true in high growth economies like we have in Alberta. To facilitate this connection, BESTT is a new and innovative non-profit program that acts as a bridge between Alberta Industry/High Tech Companies and innovation professionals. BESTT stands for Bridge for Engineering, Science and Technology Talent, and is a collaboration between industry, government and academia.

BESTT works with engineering, science and technology professionals who are looking for meaningful careers in Alberta’s industry/high tech sector. These professionals are typically new to Alberta, have advanced degrees, or are re-entering the workforce. BESTT provides career advice, internship opportunities, and facilitates networking opportunities in several ways - including hosting events and providing career coaching.