Alumni Office Hour: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

James Pyo

Learning how to step out of your comfort zone is no easy task!

Join GEM grad and Transportation Planner for the City of Mississauga, James Pyo for an Alumni Office Hour to learn how he leveraged coop to secure a full-time job, why he thinks you shouldn't take just any job that's offered to you, and how to have the courage to reach out to industry professionals while you are still a student.

Join us Wednesday, September 21, 2022

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET

Zoom - link will be provided upon registration 

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

James Pyo (BES 2009, GEM)

Transportation Planner, City of Mississauga

Starting out at the Region of Peel as a student, James Pyo leveraged his experience to build his professional network and secure a permanent position. Today, he is now a transportation planner based in the Toronto area with over eight years of experience in the public sector.

James has a lifelong passion for smart growth, sustainable development, human rights, and the responsible use of land. With an inter-disciplinary education in planning, geography, and mathematics, as well as personal experience living and working in central, southwestern, northern, and eastern Ontario, he has applied his knowledge and expertise in various subject areas including transportation demand management (TDM), land use planning policy framework in Ontario, data collection and analysis, active transportation, public outreach and consultation, and accessibility and universal design.

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