Welcome, Fall 2022 Students!
The Fall 2022 students have arrived! This work term, CENGN welcomes eight new students and one returning student.
|Abinav Rawat||Cloud Infrastructure Engineering Student||Dalhousie University|
|Aravind Thricovil||Cloud Infrastructure Engineering Student||Lambton College|
|Benjamin Gabriel||Academy Digital Infrastructure Student||University of Ottawa|
|Brianna Phanthavong||Human Resource Specialist Student||University of Guelph|
|Grace Bagga||Training Operations Student||Carleton University|
|Krish Mulani||Business Development Specialist Student||Dalhousie University|
|Mikayla Federchuk||Content Writer and Marketing Student||University of Ottawa|
|Olivia Cyr||Video and Design Marketing Student||University of Ottawa|
|Taylor Park||Animation and Graphics Student||Algonquin College|
This semester’s co-op students started their orientation with a warm welcome address from Jean-Charles Fahmy, CENGN’s CEO, and Peter Heath, Senior Manager of Training Programs.
Throughout the rest of the week, the incoming students met with representatives from each department to discuss what CENGN means to them and their team’s roles and responsibilities.
Boris Mimeur, Senior Vice President of Technology and Engineering, delivered an overview of CENGN’s technology operations and the projects his team manages. The students met with Kirby Koster, Senior Manager of Broadband Programs, who discussed the process behind CENGN’s broadband program and recently completed and ongoing projects. Lina Melo, Digital Marketing Lead, and Richard Galazzo, Content Marketing Lead, discussed the company’s brand growth and development strategy, SME funnel and how they support CENGN’s other projects and objectives.
CENGN students were even introduced to agile methodology, presented by Hung Vu Kieu, a CENGN Project Manager. Agile is an approach to project management and software development used by CENGN and many other organizations to deliver more value to their customers.
Students and staff also attended a social during one of their lunch breaks. During this time, the staff and students became better acquainted through a fun ice breaker event led by Ryan Davis, another CENGN Project Manager.
CCSS Engineering Certification
While our Marketing and Human Resources students wrapped up their orientation, our training and engineering students began their CENGN Cloud System Specialist (CCSS) Certification with CENGN Academy. Through this self-paced training course, free for all CENGN technical students, participants gain a solid understanding of the essential concepts and hands-on skills required to work successfully in a cloud system environment. The course covers the following topics:
- Open-source Tool Basics
- Docker and Kubernetes Basics
- OpenStack Basics
Students who complete the certification earn a CENGN Cloud System Specialist digital badge, which can be added to their LinkedIn and other social media profiles.
CENGN’s Student Internship Program
CENGN takes pride in helping to train and prepare the next generation of technology innovators. Throughout the students’ work term, their contributions directly impact CENGN’s vision of advancing global technology innovation for the prosperity of all Canadians.
After completing her training, Taylor, an Animation and Graphics Student, stated, “I’m excited to explore the creative side of the tech industry with CENGN, and I look forward to seeing what else we can do together!”
Some of the advantages of becoming a CENGN student include:
- Work from home or office
- Free OpenStack, Docker/Kubernetes, and Open-Source training (for technical students)
- Complete autonomy and ownership of your work
- Working with cutting-edge technology
- Being involved in impactful work
- A collaborative environment with industry experts
Are you interested in completing a student internship at CENGN?