About QEC

The Queen’s Engineering Competition (QEC) is an annual event that allows engineering students from different disciplines attending Queen’s University to compete in a variety of engineering competition categories. QEC showcases the innovation and creativity of Queen’s Engineering students, throughout a weekend of good-natured competition. The winners of each category are selected to compete at the Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC), where they compete for cash prizes and a chance to attend the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC).

We are currently hiring Coordinators in the following departments outlined below, with the number of positions for each respective department:

  • Challenges (3)
  • Logistics (2)
  • Marketing (1)

Below are the general requirements and details that apply to all positions. All Coordinators will be reporting to their respective Director throughout the work term and are expected to attend regular meetings.

General Requirements

  • A flexible weekly schedule with an eagerness to put forth quality work
    • Work term will be from September 2023 to the Conference date in November 2023
    • Passion for creativity and innovation in STEM
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • Strong work ethic

    Challenges Coordinator Requirements

    • Determine the outline of the challenge and ensure feasibility
    • Supervise competitors and run challenge on day of competition
    • Work with logistics team to determine the size of venue and budget needed for resources
    • Create and present a delegate/rubric package for each challenge

    Logistics Coordinator Requirements

    • Manage delegate registration and accommodations prior to conference
    • Research possible venues and caterers to host QEC
    • Work closely with Finance Director to ensure all expenses are within budget

    Marketing Coordinator Requirements

    • Help manage QEC website and social media platforms
    • Take photos and videos during the event
    • Plan in-person marketing campaigns for registration and other operations

    The Human Rights and Equity Office encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, Persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. The HREO will provide accommodation support to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the interview process, please contact the HREO at (equity @ queensu.ca) or (613-533-2563)

    Contact the incoming Co-Chairs, Rodrigo Del Aguila (20rdav @ queensu.ca) and Mariam El-Behiry (19meb17 @ queensu.ca), if you have any questions about the position.

    Applications are due on September 22nd, 2023 at 11:59 PM.

    Interviews are expected to be conducted on September 23rd-24th, and will be in-person.

    Apply now and contribute to a long-lasting tradition of teamwork, community, and engineering fun at Queen's!