2019-2020 / INGE0009-1

Introduction to Engineer's Careers


10h Th, 1d FW

Number of credits

 Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering1 crédit 


Olivier Bruls, Luc Courard, Damien Ernst, Benoît Heinrichs

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course is one of the socio-professional integration activities for undergraduate students in engineering.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Through his/her participation in this course, the student will

  • be able to position himself/herself with respect to the industrial and economical environment (at both the local et international scale);
  • increase his/her awareness of the state of the art and the technological challenges in various sectors;
  • identify the expectations from companies and  (some of) the realities of the world of work (pesonnal capacities, skills and competencies, mobility, ...) ;
  • be opened to international issues.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course includes :

  • six talks given by engineers active in companies and organizations of different sizes and different sectors of activity;
  • an one site visit to a company.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

Seminars and on site visit.

Recommended or required readings

Assessment methods and criteria

No exam.
Participation to all the activities is mandatory to be credited.

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

Detailed program of the talks available at  http://www.facsa.ulg.ac.be/ConferencesMetiers.


Olivier BRULS (o.bruls@uliege.be)