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Foreign-trained and female: a double barrier to working in the engineering technology profession

If you’re an engineering technology professional from another country, trying to find employment in your field in Canada can be difficult enough. But imagine the challenges faced by a woman who is not only foreign-trained but working in a traditionally male-dominated profession. 

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ASET opens doors to foreign-trained engineering technology professionals

When Divyesh Patel, an industrial engineer, left his home in Gujarat, India over four years ago to join his wife in Edmonton, he knew that the biggest challenge he would face - other than learning to drive on snow - would be finding work in his own profession. 

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Red Deer College grads provincially recognized for creating flying Wi-Fi hotspot

A team of Red Deer College grads was recognized as a Capstone Project of the Year Award finalist by the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) for creating a flying Wi-Fi hotspot that allows people in remote locations to access a cell signal where there is none.

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Provincially recognized student Skywalker project designed to rescue people from high-rises, skyscrapers

The tragic events at the World Trade Centre on Sept. 11, 2001 inspired a team of SAIT engineering design and drafting technology (EDDT) students to develop the concept for Skywalker, an aerial emergency rescue operation vehicle (AERO-V) that could potentially save lives on a global scale.

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Capstone Award finalist project offers potential solution for danger of children left alone in cars

The dangers associated with leaving children unattended in cars during hot weather is an issue all parents face. A potential solution for this problem in the form of a promising child car seat prototype earned three young biomedical engineering technology (BMET) graduates the honour of being finalists in the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) annual Capstone Project of the Year Awards.

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Capstone Project of the Year Award winners demonstrate ingenuity and sustainability

As youth across the province contemplate post-secondary education options, three engineering technology graduates were honoured by the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) as the winners of the annual Capstone Project of the Year Award. 

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Women working in tech continue to face age-old barriers

A survey by the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) revealed sobering news:  significant barriers continue to exist in the workplace for women in the applied science and engineering technology profession.

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