Q: What is your name?
A: Mark Eyjolfson
Q: Where is your hometown and where are you located now?
A: Raised in Vernon, B.C., now living in Kaleden, B.C.
Q: What did you take at OC? When did you graduate?
A: I took the Sustainable Building Technology (SBT) Diploma, (formerly know as the Sustainable Construction Management Technology Diploma). I graduated in 2017 from the Penticton campus.
Q: What is your current position?
Q: Why did you choose your program at OC? How does it relate to what you’re doing now?
A: I was keen to focus on the construction industry and sustainability.
Q: What was one of your most meaningful memories during your time at OC?
A: Presenting a 3D model fly through video for the Vernon Cohousing Community.
Q: What do you think has been the biggest turning point for your career success?
A: A class field trip to Structurlam where we were informed about a summer internship which I was awarded.
Q: Are there any awards, achievements or activities that you would like to highlight?
A: The SBT students received many awards from different donors and they were all very important to our success.
Q: What advice would you pass on to current/future students?
A: Keep focused on the goal, but enjoy every moment.
Q: When you’re not working, what are you doing?
A: Playing in the snow with my son and daughter.
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Sustainable Building Technology Diploma (formerly Sustainable Construction Management Technology Diploma)
Be an agent of change as the built environment shifts to a net-zero energy, water and carbon future. Understand building science, technology, systems thinking and project management to deliver healthy, high-performance buildings.