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Research Careers Within and Beyond Academia

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Varsity Centre & Arena

Explore research-related career options within and outside of academia in our final career event of the year! Attend in person on Thursday March 7 at Varsity Centre to speed-network with alumni and hear more about their career paths in various areas, including consulting, teaching, scientific research and more.

Discover how the research skills you’ve developed through your degree at KPE can be transferred to new roles and how to apply your expertise to careers in a range of fields.

Priority will be given to graduate students for in-person attendance at this event. Space is limited so sign up early!

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ira Jacobs

Panelists include:

  • Damian M. Manzone - Postdoctoral Researcher, KITE - Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

  • Bisman Mangat - Neuroinformatics Lead (Data Analyst), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Bahar Tajrobehkar - Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Lumenus Community Service

  • Karen LeMoine - Director of Government and Community Relations, Sheridan College

  • Sina Azimi - Senior Design Researcher, TD Bank

  • Joseph Manzone - Medical Editor, Klick Health 


This event is brought to you by KINections' Career Development pillar. The KINections program is proudly sponsored by U of T affinity partner, Manulife.