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Final year Civil Engineering students are invited to make a submission for the 2009 Rod McGee Medal.
Award criteria are as follows:
- Applicant must be a final year, undergraduate student enrolled in Civil Engineering at an Australian University;
- Applicant must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident;
- Applicant for the award must submit two typed A4 pages in 12pt font:
- One page outlining your understanding of how Rod McGee's engineering career helped his fellow citizens, through its recognition of durability in public works engineering, and
- A second page describing your motivation for embarking on an engineering career, your final year project work and how you imagine this work could benefit your fellow citizens in the future.
- Applications are to be accompanied by a copy of academic record (transcript) to date;
- Applicant to provide a written reference in support of the application from an appropriate academic staff member of the enrolling institution;
- Applicant to provide a curriculum vitae detailing extra curricular activities and/or volunteer work;
- There is no entry fee.
Closing date: Friday 21 August 2009.
The Rod McGee Medal recognises and encourages engineering students to engage in career opportunities in public works engineering. The winner receives an engraved medallion, $2000 cheque and a certificate conferred by Engineers Australia.
The Medal is proudly sponsored by the Tasmanian Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources and Johnstone McGee Gandy Pty Ltd Engineers and Planners.
For further information or to submit application please visit the website.