The ring symbolizes the pride which engineers have in their profession, while simultaneously reminding them of their humility. The ring serves as a reminder to the engineer and others of the engineer's obligation to live by a high standard of professional conduct.
Considering this, why do Canadian engineers wear a ring?
The Iron Ring is a symbol of professional duty and obligation worn by Canadian engineers. The tradition began in 1922 when a group of Montréal engineers met to consider the solidarity of, and a means for providing guidance to, their profession.
Beside above, how do you get an iron ring?
To register to attend the Iron Ring Obligation Ceremony, you must be an eligible undergraduate engineering student (fourth-year or fourth-year + PEY) and are on track to graduate in April 2020. Master's and PhD students are not eligible. There are absolutely no exceptions to this requirement.
Do all engineers get rings?
Every year, graduating Engineering students receive an Iron Ring at a private and voluntary "Ceremony of the Calling of an Engineer". The ceremony calls upon all Engineering graduates to uphold the principles of professionalism and to perform their work to the best of their ability.
Do you wear your iron ring?
The Iron Ring was adopted as a symbol of that ritual, as a tangible reminder to those who wear it that they have specific obligations essential to the ethical performance of their duties. The ring itself is a simple band worn on the baby finger of the working hand (eg, a right-handed person wears it on the right hand).