Available Positions

The Awards and Excellence Committee (AEC) will be working directly with the RESS president to develop award categories and nomination criteria for this year’s Night of Recognition. The AEC will also be in charge of organizing nomination forms and selecting the award recipients for each category, all the while remaining completely unbiased. The award nominees will then be invited to the Night of Recognition, where the winners will be announces and their achievements celebrated.

Duties of the AEC:

(a) Be responsible for creating and modifying award categories and guidelines.
(b) Be responsible for selecting award recipient(s).
(c) Not be involved with any engineering student group.
(d) Directly report to and work in full cooperation with the President.

Minimum Time Commitment: 2 – 4 hours per week

Application form:  application form

Deadline: January 18th, 2017 11:59 PM

For questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]

The Engineering Spirit and Orientation Committee’s (EngSOC) mission is to facilitate an Orientation Week that provides a personalized experience in order to integrate the incoming first year students into the Ryerson Engineering community, hold spirit related events throughout the year to encourage growth, leadership, and camaraderie within the whole Engineering community, and ensure that the Ryerson Engineering spirit and traditions are transitioned and kept alive and true through the years. The EngSOC’s duties include but are not limited to those listed down below.

Duties of the EngSOC:

(a) Plan and organize Orientation Week
(b) Plan and organize inclusive spirit-related events that aim to build strong relationships within the Engineering Community
(c) Have a minimum of a year of experience as an Orientation Week Leader for all EngSOC positions.
(d) Be active for a full year (12 months) starting on the date of the Chair’s appointment

The EngSOC shall be comprised of a Chair, six (6) directors, and the Head Leader Sub-Committee. Specific roles for each position are mentioned within the application form, linked below.

Director Positions:

  • Logistics Director
  • Communications Director
  • Finance Director
  • Shinerama Director
  • Two (2) Leader Directors

The form linked below acts as an application form for all positions on the EngSOC, however, only the EngSOC chair will be selected by the RESS president. All other directors will be selected by the appointed EngSOC chair from the list of applications. 

Minimum Time Commitment: 

  • 10-12 hours per week for months leading up to orientation week.
  • 18-20 hours per week closer to orientation week.
  • Full attendance during Engineering Orientation week.

Qualifications:

  • (REQUIRED) At least one year experience as an Engineering Orientation/Frosh leader
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to co-operate and work efficiently within a team

Specific requirements are mentioned within the application form, depending on the selected role.

If you are interested in being part of the EngSOC, please fill out this application form

Deadlines:

  • To apply for EngSOC Chair: January 5th, 2017 11:59 PM
  • To apply for Director positions: January 12th, 2017 11:59 PM

For questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]

Engine Committee:

RESS is accepting applications for the Engine Committee, applications are linked below. The Engine Committee is responsible for the creation of the professional Ryerson Engineering publication showcasing the successes of engineering students by working in conjunction with the VP Communications of Ryerson Engineering Student Society.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Be responsible for designing and creation of the Engine.
  • Be responsible for attending and actively participating in all meetings
  • Use creative skills to create and edit content for the Engine.
  • Team members: Report to and work in full cooperation with the Engine Engitor (Engineering editor)
  • Engine Engitor: Report to and work in full cooperation with the Vice President Communications

Minimum Time Commitment: 5-8 hours per week

Skills/Qualifications preferred (but not required):

  • Organized with excellent multi-tasking ability
  • Able to co-operate and work efficiently with a team
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Creativity is considered an asset
  • Experience with graphics (Adobe Photoshop/illustrator and similar software) is considered an asset
  • Previous experience on similar projects is considered an asset

If interested in this committee, apply here.

For questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]

Golden Ram Committee:

RESS is accepting applications for the Golden Ram Committee, applications are linked below. The Golden Ram Committee is responsible for the creation of the Ryerson Engineering newspaper by working in conjunction with the VP Communications of Ryerson Engineering Student Society.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Be responsible for designing and creation of the Golden Ram.
  • Be responsible for attending and actively participating in all meetings
  • Use creative skills to create and edit content for the Golden Ram.
  • Team members: Report to and work in full cooperation with the Golden Ram Engitor (Engineering editor)
  • Golden Ram Engitor: Report to and work in full cooperation with the Vice President Communications

Minimum Time Commitment: 5-10 hours per week

Skills/Qualifications preferred (but not required):

  • Organized with excellent multi-tasking ability
  • Able to co-operate and work efficiently with a team
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Creativity is considered an asset
  • Experience with graphics (Adobe Photoshop/illustrator and similar softwares) is considered an asset
  • Previous experience on the golden ram committee or similar projects is considered an asset

If interested in this committee, apply here.

Deadline to apply: August 12, 2016 (11:59 PM)

For questions or concerns, please contact [email protected]

We have an opportunity for you to be a part of Rube Goldberg Machine Chair for the upcoming National Engineering Month (NEM).Each year, Engineering Student Societies’ Council of Ontario (ESSCO) schools come together form across Ontario to construct a deliberately complicated Rube Goldberg Machine.

Connecting sequence of actions via the internet and machine components located at campuses to light our very famous CN Tower PURPLE! – the colour traditionally associated with the esteemed stamp of a professional engineer. This demonstration of engineering and collaboration is used to promote and encourage engineering profession among students; adding to the NEM Festivities.

If you’re interested in becoming a chair please fill out the form here.

The deadline to apply is November 25th, 2016 at 6 PM!
Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES) Congress 2017 is taking place, if you are interested in or are involved in engineering governance this is for you!
CFES Congress brings engineering student leaders from over 50 engineering schools across Canada. Delegates discuss student council best practices by which they can have actionable ideas to improve students’ experience in engineering. Also, various workshops are held by event sponsors and experienced student leaders for enhancing leadership skills of the delegate.

Whats more?

Congress 2017 is themed The Entrepreneurial Engineer which aims to highlight innovation, resourcefulness, multidisciplinary thinking and other skills crucial to entrepreneurship. Delegates will get an opportunity to network and learn many innovative and entrepreneurial skills that are crucial to becoming an entrepreneur. Check out the website for more information: http://congress.cfes.ca/

When: January 2nd – 8th, 2017.
Where: Western University, London, Ontario

Apply now here or by clicking the following link to become a delegate for Congress 2017!

 
Deadline to apply is November 28th, 2016.