UTTRI News, April 4, 2017
Where are the best opportunities for work after studies in transportation engineering?
How can students’ technical and research skills be used to maximum advantage in industry projects?
Questions like these continue to inspire an annual evening of conversation and connection between transportation planning and engineering students and industry representatives. The 2017 Student-Industry Mixer was held in the elegant Debates Room at Hart House on April 3rd.
This year’s reception was the networking opportunity of the year and well attended by students and transportation professionals alike. A sample of photos from the evening is shown below.
Sponsors of the event comprised a variety of well-known organizations:
- Parsons Corporation
- Trapeze Group
- WSP | MMM Group Limited
- YPT (Young Professionals in Transportation) Toronto
2017 marked the sixth annual Student-Industry Mixer hosted by the University of Toronto – Institute of Transportation Engineers Student Chapter (UT-ITE).
UT-ITE was founded in 1992 and aims to promote transportation to the university community, acquaint students with topics of interest in transportation and traffic engineering through talks and activities, and make connections with the broader Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) community. It is one of 17 ITE student chapters in Canada. Other activities of UT-ITE include the planning and execution of the “Friday Seminar Series” which runs September through March.