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An exceptional pool of qualified workers

A photo of a student building an electric vehicle prototypeQuébec has invested heavily in postsecondary education, achieving one of the highest graduation rates in OECD countries.


  • Québec’s seven universities offer numerous programs in all disciplines. Every year, 3,000 engineers and scientists are trained in Québec, including nearly 500 electrical engineers.
  • The university network and research centres across Québec help build relationships with businesses, making it easier for graduates to transition into the workforce.
  • Every year, nearly 78,000 students are granted university degrees.
  • Québec has more foreign students than any other province in Canada.

Engineers to meet every need!

Québec is home to a large number of engineering firms, including some of the biggest names around: AECOM Open a new window, Ausenco Open a new window,
CIMA+ Open a new windowNorda Stelo Open a new window, Stantec Open a new window and WSP Group Open a new window, to name just a few. Over 60,000 engineers are members of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec Open a new window, representing nearly 25% of all Canadian engineers.


Industrial design is covered as well!

More than 3,600 workers in Québec specialize in industrial design. In 2004, the International Council of Design Open a new window(ico-D) chose Montréal as the site for its global headquarters. Université de Montréal Open a new windoweven offers a graduate diploma in transportation equipment design.

Did you know?

Companies operating in Québec can obtain financial assistance from Emploi-Québec Open a new window(French website), a government agency that promotes workforce development and manpower training.


Why choose Québec?