Intern - Professional Development

You must complete 48 hours of professional development to be eligible for professional registration. You must complete your professional development hours while an Intern with the Association.


  1. Login at enggeomb.ca
  2. Submit your professional development online

The Experience Review Committee will:

  • Assess your report
  • Credit your professional development hours


Your professional development must:

  • Be something you attend
  • Relate to your development as an Engineer or Geoscientist - either 'soft' or 'hard' skills
  • Total a minimum of 48 hours (12 hours if you have come from the Assessment Program)

Your professional development activities may include:

  1. Management
    • Recruitment and selection
    • Human Resource planning and management
    • Strategic planning
    • Project control
    • Business plan development
    • Sales and marketing
    • Continuous service improvement
    • Decision making and problem solving
    • Customer service
    • Preparing objectives and action plans
    • Negotiation and bargaining skills
    • Process safety management
  2. Supervision
    • Conflict management
    • Stress management
    • Motivating employees
    • Harassment issues
    • Total Quality Management (TQM), self-directed work teams
    • Defusing hostilities
    • Motivation and productivity
    • Career management
    • Working within A collective agreement
    • Performance evaluations
    • Workplace safety
  3. Communications
    • Report writing
    • Public speaking
    • Critical thinking and critical thinking skills
    • Running effective meetings
    • Presentation skills
    • Computer skills/applications
    • Toastmasters participation
    • Languages
  4. Business
    • Business finance
    • Economics for practising Engineers or Geoscientists
    • Statistics
  5. Law
    • Negotiating a Contract
    • Writing specifications
  6. Self-Development
    • Junior Achievement involvement
  7. Other
    • Environmental factors affecting Engineering or Geoscience
    • Association meetings (max 1 hour/meeting)
    • Association seminars
    • Association Chapter or Annual General Business Meetings (presentation hours only - does not include lunch)
    • Supplier seminars
    • Plant tours
    • Technical training

You are encouraged to continue to engage in professional development activities after satisfying the pre-registration requirement, however, reporting these hours is not required.