Active Transportation & Navigating Towards Your Niche

Thursday, September 23, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)
Cai de Ridder

Finding your dream job sometimes means playing outside of your lane. Whether you are interested in learning about a career in active transportation or tips to navigate towards your ideal career in a different field, join geography grad, Cai de Ridder to learn how strategically choosing the right courses, coop positions, extracurricular activities, networking events and even academic research can help build the skills and connections to get you where you want to go.

Join us Thursday, September 23, 2021

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Zoom - link will be provided

Submit your questions for Cai when you register or ask them during the event

Office worker riding bike in office
Cai de Ridder
BES '18, GEM
Senior Planner (Bike Share), Toronto Parking Authority  

Cai de Ridder (BES '18) is a transportation professional who specializes in active transportation planning and design. He began his career as a coop student at the City of Toronto where he was inspired by how cycling infrastructure projects can improve mobility, safety, and transportation equity in urban environments.

Since graduation from the Faculty of Environment in 2018, he has had the opportunity to work professionally as a Transportation Planner for WSP, one of Canada's leading professional services consulting firms. As a consultant, Cai works with a multidisciplinary team of active transportation professionals to deliver master plans, technical design manuals, stakeholder engagement programs and infrastructure design projects for municipalities across the province of Ontario.

In June of 2021, he transitioned into a new position as a Senior Planner for Bike Share Toronto where he supports the system's planning and expansion across Toronto. Cai is passionate about cycling and creating new opportunities for people to choose this sustainable form of transportation to explore vibrant communities. 

This is a limited space event. If you register and are no longer able to attend, please notify the advancement office so we may offer your spot to another person. Failure to comply with this policy will result in not being able to attend the next two Alumni Office Hour events. ALUMNI OFFICE HOURS, A Leadership Series Event. Hosted on ENV Connect, powered by Ten Thousand Coffees.