Why Be A CSCE Member?

The CSCE Advantage

  • A networking source for industry peers to maintain professional contacts and share fellowship of colleagues

  • A wide range of informative conferences, seminars, lecture tours and workshops at special member rates

  • Members receive timely and relevant trade publications on the latest developments taking place in the Civil Engineering profession

  • Members will help develop their career and remain competitive in an ever changing environment within the profession

  • Links to other Engineering Societies: Preferred or discounted rates for CSCE members are available for those wishing membership in the Canadian Geotechnical Society, Canadian Society for Engineering Management, Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering and the American Society for Civil Engineers. CSCE members may benefit from the Agreement of Cooperation with engineering societies in some 20 countries throughout the world

  • Continuing Education Opportunities

  • CSCE supports continuing education, as a means of maintaining a high level of competence in the field of Civil Engineering, through the provision of seminars, workshops, and conferences

  • Members can acquire Continuing Education Units (CEU's) and Professional Development Hours (PDH's) for attending CSCE programs

  • Publications

  • Members receive a subscription to the internationally recognized Canadian Journal for Civil Engineering (a referred technical journal devoted to Civil Engineering), published bi-monthly, for an additional fee

  • Members receive a subscription to the monthly Canadian Civil Engineer (CCE) Magazine

  • Other publications, such as proceedings from technical conferences and texts produced from the Technical Divisions, are available for purchase at special rates for members

  • Publishing Opportunities: Project and technical articles, networking news, technical activity reports and calls for papers as well as corporate and personal achievement items may be submitted to the Canadian Civil Engineer, plus members are also encouraged to submit scholarly papers to the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering

  • Annual Conferences

  • Held in major centres across Canada, the Annual Conference contains insightful and informative technical papers and short courses covering all aspects of Civil Engineering

  • The Conference is attended by Canadian and International participants and the technical papers been reviewed and accepted by the Technical Divisions

  • Specialty Conferences are also held in concurrently on particular areas of importance

  • National Lecture Tours (NLTs)

  • National Lecture Tours (NLTs)are organized by the Technical Divisions for providing members with the opportunity to interact and listen to the lectures on topics of special importance and interest by prominent Civil Engineers who have earned wide recognition and respect amongst peers

  • International Programs

  • The International Affairs Committee plans and implements training and technical exchange activities under joint cost sharing agreements with Civil Engineering organizations in other countries; theses collaborations include short courses, workshops and seminars

  • Qualified members may volunteer their time for missions requiring specific expertise and experience. Past CIDA-sponsored programs have focused on sustainable development in China and Pakistan, and on engineering accreditation in Jamaica. Members should submit their C.V.'s accompanied by a letter detailing why and how they propose to be involved

  • Student Chapter Activities

  • Student Chapters of the CSCE have been established in Canadian Universities and Colleges with a Civil Engineering program

  • Student Chapters offer technical programs, often in conjunction with local CSCE sections, and opportunities to meet with practicing Civil Engineers in their community

  • Student Paper Competetions are held annually under the auspices of the Student Affairs Committee and various Technical Divisions

  • The "President's Trophy" is awarded annually to the most active Student Chapter in Canada

  • Awards

  • Awards are presented annually to individual Canadian Civil Engineers for outstanding accomplishments in the field of Civil Engineering

  • Career Awards recognize the contributions to the development and practice of Structural, Hydrotechnical, Construction, Transportation and Environmental Engineering in Canada, as well as the development of computer applications in Engineering, and Engineering Mechanics

  • Career Awards are presented for dedicated service, which has furthered the advancement of the CSCE and noteworthy contributions to the study of the history of Civil Engineering in Canada or Civil Engineering achievements by Canadians elsewhere

  • Awards are presented annually for the best technical paper published in the fields of Bridge Engineering, and subjects in the areas of Surveying, Structural Engineering, Heavy Construction and Engineering Mechanics

  • Others

  • Discount-rate car rental agreements with Hertz

  • Group Accident Insurance: Accidental coverage everywhere, all the time, including commercial air travel, offered at competitive rates

  • Professional Cards Program: Special display rates provide exposure to decision makers around the world via the Canadian Civil Engineer

  • Career Opportunities: Positions available are listed in the Canadian Civil Engineer, plus confidential advertising of member's availability in the Canadian Civil Engineer, plus members and their employers may advertise career opportunities at preferential rates

  • Group Accident Insurance: Accidental coverage everywhere, all the time, including commercial air travel, offered at competitive rates
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