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


MentorU Expert Panel: Succeeding in the Alberta Engineering and Science Workplace

MentorUP are excited to invite you to an insightful panelWhen: Wednesday, 20 May 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (MDT)Where: TEC Edmonton (4th floor), 10230 Jasper Ave, EdmontonCost: $10 (25% off for early-bird registration)Follow this link to register online Looking to learn how to succeed in the Alberta Engineering and Science Workplace, with a panel of industry experts at this great speaking event. MentorUP is hosting a panel discussion featuring four accomplished senior professionals, with lots of industry experience, and who served in executive leadership and senior management roles. Join us for an engaging discussion and gain insight on what skills and qualities are important to succeed in the workplace early in your career; and to market yourself to industry employers.Meet Our PanelistsDon Cornthwaite, P.Eng | Founder, TNICO start-up and Senior Manager, McElhanneyGail Powley, P.Eng | VP, Corporate Development, Willowglen SystemsLana Sweeney | Executive Administration, R.W. Gibson Consulting Ltd.Tyler Waye | President, IN.FORM 


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.