Alumni Office Hours

Good things happen when students and alumni connect.

Students grow their networks, learn to apply professional skills and expand their knowledge and awareness of employment opportunities.

Alumni have an opportunity to give back in a meaningful way, share their experience and support the next generation of change-makers.

Discover what to expect from attending or hosting →

Winter 2023 series

Chris Adachi
Sustainability Careers in Natural Resources

Jan. 17, 2023 | 3:00 pm

Hosted by: Chris Adachi

Director, Climate Change, Teck Resources

Olivia Kwok
The Evolving Sector of Waste Management

Jan. 25, 2023 | 4:00 pm

Hosted by: Olivia Kwok 

Supervisor, Contracts & Service (Waste Management), Region of Waterloo

Erin Murray
Courageous Conversations

Feb. 2, 2023 | 5:00 pm

Hosted by: Erin Murray

Project Coordinator, Canadian Wildlife Services

Catherine Coleman
Soft Skills for Career Success

Feb. 8, 2023 | 2:00 pm

Hosted by: Catherine Coleman

Deputy Director, Asia-Pacific Regional Development Programs, Global Affairs Canada

Anika Abdullah
Discover your Niche by Digital Networking

Feb. 16, 2023 | 4:00 pm

Hosted by: Anika Abdullah

Accessibility Specialist, DesignABLE Environments

Dave Fox
At the Intersectioof Technology, Manufacturing & Sustainability 

Feb. 27, 2023 | 4:30 pm

Hosted by: Dave Fox

Principle and Owner, Quantify Environmental

Alice Bao
The Power of Saying Yes

Mar. 14, 2023 | 5:30 pm

Hosted by: Alice Bao

Manager, Sustainability Strategy, Disclosure & Impact, Bank of Montreal

Derek Coleman
Lessons from Decades of Environmental Consulting

Mar. 23, 2023 | 1:00 pm

Hosted by: Derek Coleman

President, Ages Consultants Ltd.

Ravi Chauhan
Sustainability, Government Relations and Professional Growth

Mar. 27, 2023 | 4:30 pm

Hosted by: Ravi Chauhan

Manager, BASF Canada

What to expect from participating as a student or alumni host

Student participants

  • Attend small, online events hosted by ENV alumni on career-focused topics 
  • Learn about different careers and education paths 
  • Gain insights into emerging opportunities and challenges
  • Receive advice to help your personal and professional growth
  • Grow your network through casual conversations 
  • Ask questions and get answers from friendly people who have been where you are

Alumni hosts

  • Share your career knowledge with undergraduate and graduates via a 20-30 minute informal presentation and answer questions
  • Provide a description of your topic, your head shot and short biography and our advancement team will take care of the rest (marketing and hosting your virtual event)
  • Email for more information or to express interest

Past alumni-student networking events