Exton, US: Bentley Systems, Inc., announced that Federal University of São Carlos and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro joined Bentley’s Be Careers Network. Through this innovative programme, students and educators gain access to the same professional-grade software and training used by the world’s leading design and engineering firms. The Be Careers Network provides a cost-effective and comprehensive software suite encompassing the full range of infrastructure disciplines, blended learning that includes technology training via online learning, professional networking via the Be Communities networking site, scholarships, and much more.
In addition, the network includes institutions like University of São Paulo, State University of Campinas, UNESP – São Paulo State University, Presbyterian University of Mackenzie, Pontifical Catholic University, and Air Force Technological Institute.
Professor Guilherme A. Parsekian, Ph.D., coordinator of Civil Engineering Course, Federal University of São Carlos, said, “The partnership between Bentley and the Federal University of São Carlos allows our teaching staff and students to have direct contact with the latest commercial software tools. I believe that the use of such important technology during students’ academic years will have a positive impact on their professional futures.”
Scott Lofgren, Bentley global director of Be Careers Network, said, “Engineering and architecture graduates with the skills needed to improve the infrastructure of Brazil are in huge demand, especially among the many leading Brazilian organizations using Bentley software, such as Petrobras, Engevix Engenharia, SEI Engenharia, INFRAERO, and Construções e Comércio Camargo Corrêa, to name only a few. A steady influx of new infrastructure professionals is crucial to support the continued expansion of this country’s burgeoning economy through the creation of roads, bridges, power plants, water distribution systems, and other infrastructure that sustains the economy and the environment. One of Bentley’s primary goals is to help countries like Brazil meet growing demand for better-performing infrastructure by helping sustain the infrastructure professions through its Be Careers Network.”