Higher Education Schools often offer the possibility to take part in student associations. Those activities present many advantages, whether it is developing new skills, meet other students, or adding a new line to your resumé.
ESILV School of Engineering proposes more than 50 student associations in various fields, from sports to arts, and from business to humanitarian.
The Advantages Of Joining A Student Association
Aside from procuring you a welcome distraction from your studies, student associations also present many advantages for your future career, and it is a true added value to your resumé. Associations are a way to put into practice what you have been taught in class and to prove your skills and efficiency to the recruiters.
Each student association works a bit like a company: there is a president, managers, members…it is a great way to gain professional experience during your studies, no matter the type of association you have chosen.
Student associations allow you to develop hard skills, but also soft skills and mad skills: those are precious elements to put on a resumé, that will help you stand out from the other candidates. Association will also make you part of a group to develop your team spirit and meet other students from different programmes. You will work within a transverse ecosystem, just like in any company.
How To Choose Your Student Association While Being A Student In Engineering?
There are two ways to chose a student association: according to your passion, or according to your career goal. Both of those choices are equally good, since joining a student association will always be an advantage on your resumé.
Choosing a student association as a hobby is a great way to improve your mad skills, and it will also fulfill you on a personal level. ESILV School of Engineering has many cultural and sports associations, like soccer, football, cheerleading, drawing, drama, writing, cooking, and even pétanque!
If you are more career-oriented, you can opt for a student association that matches your field of expertise. At ESILV School of Engineering, you can become part of Hydrovinci, DavinciBot, De Vinci Fablab, or Vinci Ecodrive. There are also business-oriented student associations like DeVinci Junior that works like a small consulting firm.
If you are more socially engaged, you can join a humanitarian student association. ESILV School of Engineering has many humanitarian associations like ADA, Devinci Durable, and Léo & Co. And finally, if you really want to take part in student life, you can join the “Bureau des Elèves”.
Whether you are an artist, an athlete, a humanitarian, or a future business man or woman, there are no downsides to join a student association.