Iron Rings for the Professional Engineer

| May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Iron RingsIron Rings are rings worn by many engineers in Canada as a symbol and a reminder of the obligations and ethics associated with the profession. Obtaining the Iron ring is optional, as it is not a prerequisite to becoming a Professional Engineer.

The ring is given in a ceremony developed with the assistance of Rudyard Kipling and known as The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer, administered by a body called The Corporation of the Seven Wardens Inc.

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The Iron Ring may be made from either wrought iron or stainless steel. The rings are given in ceremonies held at individual universities, each assigned one of 25 camps of the Corporation of the Seven Wardens.

Today, ceremonies at all camps across Canada, except the Toronto camp, have completely stopped conferring rings made of iron and have switched to stainless steel rings. Read More about Iron Rings on Wikipedia.

The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer is a ritual for students about to graduate from an engineering program at a university in Canada. Participation may also be permitted for Canadian professional engineers and registered engineers-in-training who received training elsewhere.

The ritual is administered by a body called The Corporation of the Seven Wardens. Each participant is conferred the Iron Ring as part of the ritual. More info on The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer

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