Engineering Career Accelerator Program

The skills and experience you need for your future in engineering.

Our Engineering Career Accelerator Program (ECAP), launching soon, will integrate career development training, industry insights, and hands-on experiential learning into your degree program embedding professional skills and experiences right from first year. The Engineering Careers Team will provide comprehensive support and exclusive access to our esteemed alum community and vast industry networks,as you create your own unique career journey.

The program will enhance academic knowledge and equip you with the essential professional skills and hands-on experiences you need to enter the world of work with a wealth of insight and unwavering confidence.



FIRST YEAR – Spend in-class time strengthening your resume and learning about different career paths in engineering

SECOND YEAR – Get discipline-specific industry insights and networking practice in the classroom. Attend engineering employer and industry events. 

THIRD YEAR – Choose which internships to apply to after joining our optional internship program. Get feedback from our team on your resume and interview skills. 

PAID INTERNSHIP – Bring your education to life and apply theory to practice with an internship in one of many exciting industries

FINAL YEAR  - Return to Queen’s with industry knowledge to enrich your academic experience, build your leadership skills, and prepare for your career.


Our program is based on three pillars:

  • Equitable access: By embedding career curriculum into our first and second year courses, we ensure that all students get the skills they need without having to take extra courses.
  • Industry connections: We work with engineers and career development professionals to ensure that ECAP programming aligns with national and provincial accreditation and licensing requirements.
  • Community: Our students enjoy an amazing global network that offers networking, mentorship and recruitment support – beginning in your first year of university and extending well beyond graduation.