What is Connections?

Connections is Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Educational Outreach Program. We provide Queen’s Engineering students with the opportunity to raise awareness of Engineering as a career choice among kids, youth, teachers and the community.

Mission Statement

  1. Provide experiential opportunities for pre-university students to learn about engineering, with an additional focus on increasing diversity within the engineering profession. 
  2. Develop and share quality engineering education tasks that align with the Ontario K-12 Curriculum
  3. Provide support and professional development opportunities for educators looking to integrate engineering and 21st century skills into their practice. 
  4. Develop positive relationships between the FEAS and the Kingston community. 

Are you an interested Queen’s student?

Do you want to share your enthusiasm and passion for this great profession?
Do you want to get some great experience to balance out your resume?
Connections is always looking for friendly students to help out with the activities and programs that we run. If you like meeting new people, working with kids and youth, or you just want to try something different, then Connections is for you. We have a number of paid and volunteer opportunities. Contact us today to receive updates on open positions!
Connections: Queen’s Engineering Experience Program is part of the Queen’s Engineering Outreach team. Queen’s Engineering Outreach comprises three distinct organizations at Queen’s University: Aboriginal Access to Engineering and Connections, both directed by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, in addition to Science Quest, directed by the Engineering Society, a student-governed body. Each organization within Queen’s Engineering Outreach is dedicated to bringing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) enrichment opportunities to youth in Kingston, in surrounding areas, and in partner First Nations. For more information, please check out each organizations website.
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Queen’s Engineering Outreach is a proud member of the Actua network.

A network member of actua.ca - Youth, STEM, Innovation

Actua provides training, resources and support to its national network of members located at universities and colleges across Canada in the delivery of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education outreach programming. Each year, these members engage over 225,000 youth in 500 communities nationwide. Please visit Actua at www.actua.ca.

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