The McGill Engineering Competition (MEC) is an annual interdisciplinary event providing all McGill engineering students the opportunity to test their skills in varying competitions. The goal of MEC is to foster relationships between students by providing a setting for professional engineering practice as well as networking opportunities. Register now to compete in categories designed to challenge students in varying aspects of engineering.
The competition provides contestants with tools and experiences that build a framework around their strong theoretical knowledge.
The winners are selected to represent the university and advance to the Quebec Engineering Competition where they may later be selected to compete in the Canadian Engineering Competition.
During the competition, contestants get to explore their professional future and connect with leaders in their industry of preference.
Register now to compete for the chance to become McGill Engineering champions!
Sign up for MEC for the opportunity for (friendly) competition with your peers as you put skills learned in the classroom to test, in (almost) real world situations!
Quick reminder: The winners of MEC 2020 move on straight to Canadian Engineering Competition 2021 Qualifiers!
MEC offers a great opportunity to engage corporations and students in a networking setting.
Bringing talented students and successful businesses together can lead to long lasting connections that translate
to career opportunities for students and recruitment potential for corporations.
During the competition the students will be able to showcase their unique individual skills as well as their ability to
communicate in group settings. Through your financial support, you encourage the engineers of tomorrow,
who will become your future employees, clients and business partners!
Take a look at the sponsorship package for MEC 2019.
MEC offers a great opportunity to connect talented students with corporations in a networking scenario. As a corporate partner, you will be presented with the Annual MEC Talent Bank, which contains ranked CV’s of all participants.
Involvement in this amazing initiative is a great opportunity to get your brand name promoted as a company that is aiding in the development of local education.
MEC’s Corporate partners will benefit by having their logo on the competition's promotional material such as apparel, banners, posters, fliers, website and social media pages.
U3 Mechanical Engineering
As chair, Phil oversees the entire MEC committee and makes sure that all the VPs are on track! The Chair is a great resource as they often know the most about MEC - so make sure you ask them any and all quesitons! Last year, Phil was on the MEC 2019 committee as VP Competitions and is excited for his new role as Chair!
U2 Chemical Engineering
VP Competitions Alex is in charge of creating, implementing and judging all of the comeptitions. With extra restraints put in this year due to the COVID, Alex has been working extra hard putting together Competition Packages that are accesible to everyone for MEC 2020. Last year, Alex served as the MEC Junior Design Competition Director, this year he'll be overseeing ALL of the competitions!
Elif knows money! As VP Finance, she works closely with all of the other VPs to generate and update the budget. A large part of her role involves securing funding from EUS, MESC and SSMU! These groups have supported MEC in the past and we thoroughly enjoying having their input into ensuring MEC can be as accesible and succesful as previous years. Elif previously served as a judge for the Impromptu Debates competition last year!
U3 Civil Engineering
Julia's role as VP Sponsorship for the MEC 2019 committee has been a great help to her current position as VP Operations! In charge of procuring medals, MEC Merch and rewwards, Julia has been reaching out to local businesses and restaurants to ensure that MEC can help showcase some great local businesses off to our participants. She has some very unique ideas to implement this year so stay tuned and get excited!!!
U3 Software Engineering
This is Arneet's first time taking part in MEC and he has a big role as VP Sponsorship. His tasks include reaching out to important industry partners and companies to provide judges for our competitions as well as to procure funding to ensure that our event can be as high quality as previous years. This position has truly allowed Arneet to connect with various companies across Canada as he continues to build strong relationships with great groups!
Brenda's back as VP Communications again! Last year, she did a great job creating hype/promotional content, managing registration and keeping our social media channels udpated. This year, she hopes to continue creating engaging and interesting content! Her personal goal is to double the amount of participants from MEC 2019. In addition to this, she has launched the MEC LinkedIn (give us a follow!) to help build our professional presence!
Celia's first position within MEC is as VP Logistics, where she takes care of putting together the schedule and creating the technological framework in which we'll be relying on for a virtual MEC this year!