Each year, Hydro supports educational and academic achievements by providing scholarships to students at Memorial University, College of the North Atlantic and to children of Nalcor Energy and Hydro employees and retirees who achieve high academic standings. The scholarship program represents Hydro’s commitment to help the province’s youth further their educational studies. In 2009, Hydro plans to award $30,000 in scholarships to Newfoundland and Labrador students.
The NEB values the potential students bring to an organization and supports the integration of students in the workplace. In response to an increasingly more competitive workforce, the NEB is aggressively hiring students to increase the potential for qualified students to choose long term employment with the NEB after graduation. The NEB actively participates in career fairs on university campuses, participate in government student hiring programs and ensure that students have a meaningful work experience.
The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has standing expertise in the main disciplines of engineering (mechanical, civil, naval architecture, and electrical and computer engineering) as well as three chemical engineering faculty members with expertise in oil/gas processing, environmental operations, health and safety, and risk assessment. In addition, three Canada Research Chairs have been appointed in the areas of Reservoir Engineering; Reliability Engineering and Offshore Environmental Management; and Asset Integrity Management.
The Saint Mary's University Environmental Science Program is a rigorous science undergraduate program using an interdisciplinary approach to learning. Our goal is to provide students with the academic preparation to allow them to contribute positively to an environmentally sound future. Students can specialize in many facets of environmental science, including geology and other mining related fields.