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Christina Aquilina

Alumnus - Class of 2017

Current position: Senior Policy Analyst (Community Safety and Countering Crime Branch), Public Safety Canada
Co-op position: Analyst, Statistics Canada

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Kirstin Alleyne

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Julia

Julia Ali

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current position: Research & Policy Analyst, Region of Peel 
Co-op position: Health Promotion Assistant, Regional Municipality of Peel
Academic background: History & Peace Studies, McMaster University

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Paraniya Balakumar

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Current position: Program Analyst (Provincial Anti-Human Trafficking) Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Co-op position: Policy/Research Assistant, Strategy & Innovation Branch, Environmental Services, York Region

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Jessica Barber

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Current position: Marketing Coordinator Rapid Novor (biotechnology startup) 
Co-op position: Growth Specialist, Hubba (tech startup) & Usability Researcher, Desire2Learn

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Diedre Rozema

Alumnus - Class of 2015

Current position: Clean and Green Coordinator, City of Hamilton
Co-op experience: Assistant Environmental Planner, City of Hamilton
Academic background: ​Political Science, ​McMaster University 

MPS alumnus Jeff Bunn

Jeff Bunn

Alumnus - Class of 2014

Current position: Deputy Clerk, Town of Tillsonburg
Co-op experience: Committee Coordinator, Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury
​Academic background: Legal Studies, University of Waterloo

Ed

Ed Cabrera

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current Position: Strategic Planning Analyst, Global Affairs Canada
Co-op position: Business Improvement Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Government & Consumer Services
Academic background: Political Science & French, McMaster University

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Rick Camman

Alumnus - Class of 2017

Current position: Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eve & Co Incorporated 
Co-op position: Analyst, Retail and Service Industries Division at Statistics Canada

Keith

Keith Chau

Alumnus - Class of 2013

Current position: Senior Research Officer, Citizenship, Heritage and Regions - Canadian Heritage 
Co-op experience: Economic Research Assistant, Copyright and International Trade Policy, Canadian Heritage 
Academic background: Political Science & French, Western University

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Ian Chesney

Alumnus - Class of 2015

Current position: Senior Health Care Consultant, Santis Health
Co-op experience: PERL Policy Co-op, ON Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing
Academic background: History, Queen's University

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Melvin Christopher

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Current position: Business Advisor, Ontario Digital Service 
Co-op position: Policy and Research Analyst, Treasury Board Secretariat

Khanh Dang

Khanh Dang

Alumnus - Class of 2014

Current position: Advisor (Health Planning and Performance), Region of Peel
Co-op experience: Health Promotion Assistant, Region of Peel
Academic background: Political Science and Health Studies, McMaster University 

Alumnus Ashley Dean

Ashley Dean

Alumnus - Class of 2013

Current career: Modern and Foreign Language Coordinator/Teacher, England
Co-op experience: Junior Program Officer, Environmental Stewardship Branch, Environment Canada; Student Leadership Program Assistant, Organizational and Human Development, University of Waterloo
Academic background: French, University of Waterloo

Alumnus Alana Del Greco

Alana Del Greco

Alumnus - Class of 2013

Current position: Manager (Policy & Government Relations), The Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO)
Co-op experience: Assistant Environmental Officer, Environmental Service Directorate, Public Works and Government Services Canada; Policy Assistant, Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing 
Academic background: History & Political Science (York University), Bachelor of Education (University of Toronto)

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Erin Dessau

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current position: Senior Research Advisor for Safety Policy and Education Branch, Ministry of Transportation
Co-op position: Research Assistant, Ontario Health Study
Academic Background: Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University

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Emmanuel Dowuona

Alumnus - Class of 2015

Current position: Senior Policy Advisor, Indigenous Advanced Education & Skills Control
Co-op experience: Junior Policy Analyst, ON Ministry of Education
Academic background: ​Law and Justice, ​Algoma University

Michelle

Michelle D'sa

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current position: Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Government & Consumer Services
Co-op position: Project Coordinator, Ericsson Canada  
Academic background: Gender Studies & Political Science, Queen's University

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Sami Elfar

Alumnus - Class of 2017

Current position: Policy/Program Advisor (Strategic Policy & Transportation Economics), Ministry of Transportation 

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Aleksandr Eng

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Current position: Senior Systems Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Education
Co-op position: Economic Development Coordinator, City of Waterloo

Keegan

Keegan Filion

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current position: Senior Analyst (Economic Strategy Tables Bureau), Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 
Co-op position: Research Intern, Niagara Parks Commission
Academic background: Political Science, Bishop's University

Niké

Niké Gichuru

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current Position: Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young
Co-op Position: Business Intelligence Coordinator, Regional Municipality of Peel 
Academic Background: Political Science, International Relations & Global Governance, University of Waterloo 

Irfan Gova

Irfan Gova

Alumnus - Class of 2014

Current employer: Business Expertise Advisor, Service Canada 
Academic Background: Political Science, Simon Fraser University

Christopher Gunn

Christopher Gunn

Alumnus - Class of 2014

Current position: Director of Enteprise Sales, Degreed Canada
Co-op experience: Analyst, Regional Economics & Innovation Unit, Ontario Ministry of Finance
Academic background: Political Science, University of Waterloo

professional headshot of class of 2019 student Jessica Goddard

Jessica Goddard

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Current position: Analyst, Manufacturing and Life Sciences Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) 

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Aamir Hajeeyani

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Current position: Business & Fiscal Planning Lead, Ontario Ministry of Transportation
​Co-op position: Research Analyst, Economic Infrastructure Policy, Treasury Board Secretariat

Belqies

Belqies Dagenais

Alumnus - Class of 2013

Current position: Policy Analyst (National Office for Victims), Public Safety Canada 
Co-op experience: Analyst-Researcher, Industry Canada 
Academic background: Political Science, University of Toronto

Professional head shot of class of 2018 student Rachel High

Rachel High

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Jordan

Jordan Hughes

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current Position: Project Evaluator, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change 
Co-op Position: Assistant Project Officer, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change 
Academic Background: Criminal Justice & Public Policy, University of Guelph

MPS student John Johnston.

John Johnston

Alumnus - Class of 2014

Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson

Alumnus - Class of 2012
Current position: Executive Director (Strategic Partnerships & Innovation), WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
Co-op work experience: Project Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs; Economic Development Consultant, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs 
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Harleen Kahlon

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Current position:  Planner (Provincial Planning Office), Ontario Ministry of Transportation 
Co-op position: Advisor, CleanTech & Advanced Manufacturing Branch, Ontario Investment Office (OIO), Ministry of Economic Development and Growth

Rayeh

Rayeh Kashef Al-Ghetaa

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current position: Senior Economist, Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat 
Co-op position: Junior Business Analyst, eHealth Ontario
Academic Background: Political Science, McMaster University

Lise

Lise Kay

Alumnus - Class of 2012

Current position: Senior Program Officer, Fisheries and Oceans Canada  
Co-op experience: Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Canada 
Academic background: Arts and Science, University of Guelph

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Jasjeet Kiler

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Current position: Policy Analyst (Cannabis Retail Implementation), Ontario Ministry of Finance 
Co-op position: Policy Analyst, Human Services Integration Office, Ministry of Community and Social Services

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Ryan Kleinau

Alumnus - Class of 2017

Current position: Parliamentary Assistant, Parliament of Canada 
Co-op position: Constituency Assistant to the Hon.Bardish Chagger, Member of Parliament for Waterloo riding 

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Patricia Kulaga

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Current position: Policy Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Co-op position: Policy and Programs Assistant/Research Marketing Associate, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Alumnus Cohen Langerak

Cohen Langerak

Alumnus - Class of 2013

Current position: Senior Business Consultant, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure
Co-op experience: Advisor, Science and Technology Branch, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment
Academic background: Arts & Science, University of Guelph

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Beverly Leung

Alumnus - Class of 2017

Current position: Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities 
Co-op position: Research & Insights Analyst, Toronto Transit Commission

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Barrie Li

Alumnus - Class of 2017

Current position: Business & Fiscal Planning Lead, Ontario Ministry of Transportation 
Co-op position: Research Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Finance
Academic background: Classical Studies, Queen's University

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Aizaz Malik

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Academic background: Bachelor of Arts, Business & Society, York University
Co-op position: Industry Analyst, Automotive, Transportation, and Digital Technologies Branch at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

Alumnus Amisha Patel

Amisha Patel

Alumnus - Class of 2013

Current position: Business Improvement Analyst, Health Performance and Accountability, Regional Municipality of Peel
Co-op experience: Student Coordinator, Volunteer Resources Team, Health Services; Evaluation Assistant, Health Performance and Accountability, Regional Municipality of Peel
Academic background: Criminology and Law, University of Toronto

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Sonal Patel

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Current position: Policy Advisor, Innovation, Science and Economic Development 
​Co-op position: Policy Analyst, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

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Kyla Mackenzie

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Academic background: Bachelor of Arts, double major in English Literature/Law/Justice & minor in Philosophy, Laurentian University
Co-op position: Project Management Coordinator, Office of the Auditor General of Canada

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Anusha Malik

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Current Position: Policy Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Education
Co-op Position: Business Analyst, eHealth Ontario & Research Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure

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Genelle Martin

Alumnus - Class of 2019

Academic background: Political Science and Business, Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-op position: Junior Business Advisor, Ontario Investment Office, Ministry of Economic Development and Growth 

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Whitney Philippi

Alumnus - Class of 2015

Current position: Policy and Issues Analyst, Capital Policy and Programs Branch, Ministry of Education
Co-op experience: Junior Policy Analyst, ON Ministry of Education
Academic background: English, Trent University
 

Professional head shot of class of 2018 student Devon Power

Devon Power

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Academic background: Communications and Multimedia Studies, McMaster University
Co-op position: Junior Economist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Stephanie Rempel

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Kate

Kate Ryan

Alumnus - Class of 2012

Current position: Policy Analyst, Student Success/Learning to 18, Strategic Policy Branch, Student Success Division, Ontario Ministry of Education

Ben

Ben Schnitzer

Alumnus - Class of 2012

Current position: Senior Policy Analyst, Periodical Programs Directorate, Canadian Heritage 
Co-op experience: Policy Analyst, Canadian Heritage
Academic background: Music, University of Manitoba 

Ashish Sharma

Ashish Sharma

Alumnus - Class of 2014

Rachel Skinner

Rachel Skinner

Alumnus - Class of 2014

Current position: Senior Policy Analyst, Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat 
Co-op position: Policy Assistant, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Toronto (Government of Ontario)
Academic background: Philosophy, Brock University

professional head shot of class of 2018 student Sridaya Srivatsan

Sridaya Srivatsan

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Current position: Data Analyst, Strategic Business Transformation at Canadian Heritage 
​Co-op position: Service Delivery and User Experience Officer, Canadian Heritage

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Janet Standen

Alumnus - Class of 2015

Current position: Records Clerk, City of Waterloo
Co-op experience: Junior Research/Policy Analyst, City of Waterloo
Academic background: Philosophy and Leadership Studies, University of New Brunswick

Tracy Suerich

Tracy Suerich

Alumnus - Class of 2014

Current position: Program Coordinator, Waterloo Public Square, City of Waterloo
Academic background: Theatre Technical Production, Ryerson University

professional head shot of class of 2018 student Joyce Wai

Joyce Wai

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Current position: Economist, Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat 
Co-op position: Research Analyst (Intergovernmental Policy), Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure
Academic background: Philosophy & History, Queen’s University

Emma

Emma Weel

Alumnus - Class of 2016

Current position: Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development 
Co-op position: Junior Policy Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Academic background: Philosophy, Western University

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Christie Wong

Alumnus - Class of 2018

Current position:  Business Intelligence Specialist, Blue North Strategies
Co-op position: Junior Operations Analyst (Business Planning & Analytics), Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.