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The 15th Annual IEP Conference Knowledge Pod Sessions Day 2

Knowledge Pod Day 2: Difficult to Answer Interview Questions

Master your “Elevator Pitch”
What - How – When – Why!
All about “Elevator Pitch” in _____ Seconds!

Knowledge Pod Presenter

Sukhjit Singh, CCS, CIRS, CEIS, MBA, B.SC.(COMP. ENGG.)
Career Strategist| Settlement & Integration | Community Development
Sukh For Change

Sukhjit Singh is an accomplished Career Development Professional and an avid volunteer. Being inspired by Volunteerism and becoming a passionate and proud Canadian; A strong supporter of social and civic inclusion for newcomers to Canada, he feels that volunteer work is not only a way to gain Canadian work experience, but it is the best way to participate in and learn about new country as well.

Sukhjit recently published his first book “Same Shoes, Different Doors”. This book is chronological stories of his journey of struggle and success as a new immigrant in Canada. Sukhjit lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with his wife and daughter; he is interested in sports and now a days he is learning karate.

Knowledge Pod Day 2: PEO/OSPE Information session

Practicing Professional Engineering in Ontario

To independently practice engineering or call yourself an engineer in Ontario, individuals must hold the Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation. This casual session will focus on describing the steps and processes involved in pursuing the P.Eng designation in Ontario. The various resources and network opportunities available through Professional Engineers Ontario and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers to support international engineering graduates pursuing their P.Eng. designation will also be a focus of discussion.

Knowledge Pod Presenter

Adeilton Ribeiro, P.Eng.
EIT & Student Programs Coordinator

Adeilton is a professional engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering from Brazil, his engineering work experience is in the industries of Pulp & Paper and LRT Transportation.

Adeilton joined PEO in October 2016 in the role of EIT & Student Programs Coordinator providing guidance and support for the EIT Program, the Student Membership Program (SMP) and the Licensure Assistance Program (LAP).

Knowledge Pod Day 2: Resume Critique


Get your resume critique by experts in the career and employment sector and find out tips for getting your resume noticed

Knowledge Pod Presenter

Kasthuri Jeyaraj
Employment Resource Consultant
YMCA Employment Centre

Kasthuri works at the Scarborough YMCA Employment Centre where she assists jobseekers with job readiness for the workforce. She runs Resume Writing, Cover Letter Writing, Job Search and Interview Skills workshops, provides guidance on labour market Information and assists clients with individualize resume reviews and support.

Knowledge Pod Presenter

Sandra Ng
Employment Resource Consultant
YMCA Employment Centre

Sandra Ng has been an Employment Resources Consultant for the past 3 years. She is responsible for delivering pre-employment services (critiquing resumes, cover letters and conducting mock interviews). She has a degree in Sociology and was previously in the corporate sector for 5 years in Quality Assurance for the Automotive/IT industry.

Knowledge Pod Day 2: Making Networking Opportunities Work for You

Get tips on easy ways to engage others, recognize, create and act upon employment and career opportunities through relationships formed

Knowledge Pod Presenter

Chanelle Linton
Youth Employment Coordinator

Chanelle is a Career Development Professional at PCPI for over twelve years, in progressive roles. In her current role as Youth Employment Program Coordinator, She designs and develops, employment related workshops and is one of the key soft-skills trainer and educator of employability skills. Chanelle also has over 10 years of managerial, administration and marketing experience.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing & Advertising, and she is certified in Personality Dimensions and Level B Psychological Instruments.