Mike Seymour of MSR Solutions Inc., gave a speech to the graduating class of BCIT Civil Engineers on May 8, 2019. A graduate of BCIT himself, Mike encouraged those in attendance to broaden their scope and continue their education, in whichever direction they felt drawn.
Mike graduated from BCIT in 1985 and spoke to the class about the importance of always learning, his journey through this profession, and of the value of teamwork.
His closing statement to the grads brought a round of applause from all in attendance:
- We sail with great precision on a sea of inaccuracy. Keep this in mind as you move forward with your careers. This will keep you humble and learning, and you will become older and wiser.
- Consider your good fortune for picking the coolest and perhaps most rewarding profession. Give back where you can with regards to your skills, or your money to others less fortunate.
- Join a professional organizations and join associations to advance your skills. Support them in kind by volunteering your time and efforts. You will be handsomely rewarded.
- Enjoy your time in this profession, as it is rewarding, and will offer you a lifetime of memories.
Congratulations to all of the graduates from everyone at MSR Solutions Inc. Who knows, someday you may be working here!