Core Development Program FAQs
Q. Who is qualified?
A. Any degree holder is eligible to apply. The program is marketed internally and externally to get a good mix of talent and experience. It is our hope that the program acts as an entry point for external candidates and a career step up for internal candidates.
Q. Will participation in the Core Development Program count towards the experience requirement to qualify for the Professional Engineering exam?
A. All engineering associates in the program will be supervised by a Professional Engineer and time spent in the program fully counts towards the requirements to sit for the Professional Engineer exam.
Q. I would like to apply for the program, but there are no positions available now. Can I send in my resume to be considered in the future?
A. To be considered for the program, you must complete a state application and submit it for an open position. We can not accept resumes without a state application and we cannot consider applications that are not submitted for an open position.
Q. Once I apply, how soon will I be contacted for an interview?
A. Once the advertised position has closed, it will take us about 10 business days to screen applications and contact qualified applicants.If you are selected for an interview, you will be called. If you are not selected for the pool, you will be notified by letter.
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