interns

You had an intern (or co-op student)….now what?

Right now, 40 graduating ergonomists from Fanshawe college are completing their internships at a variety of workplaces. (This was the 5th cohort – last year 32  graduated.) Many of the interns are starting projects or programs that will require maintenance. What happens after the internship is completed? Some workplaces may want to hire the intern […]
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What makes a good ergonomist great?

We’re hiring to fill our Mississauga position, and soon we’ll be interviewing for summer interns, so I’ve been thinking about what characteristics allow an ergonomist to excel in the field. A good ergonomist At a minimum, an ergonomist should meet the Canadian ergonomics certification requirements, which can be found here. We have had ergonomics certification […]
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Lessons learned during my internship with Taylor’d Ergo

by Jessica Szarko As part of the Advanced Ergonomics Program at Fanshawe College, I completed my internship with Taylor’d Ergonomics. During the remote part of my internship I identified, described, and ‘proved’ best practices for everyday tasks, using biomechanics software. Later, I completed Physical and Cognitive Demands Analyses (PDA/CDA) for municipal employees, and I worked […]
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