Graduate student profiles

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

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Shiffat Ahmed

Student

Academic background: ​Economics, Finance Specialization- International Studies option, ​University of Waterloo
Co-op position: Assistant Analyst, Treasury Board of Canada, Secretariat

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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 

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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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Erin Dessau

Student - Class of 2016

Academic background: Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University
Co-op position: Research Assistant, Ontario Health Study 

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

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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

Academic background: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, International Development Studies and German, University of Winnipeg
Co-op position: Research Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure and Junior Trade Policy Officer, Global Affairs Canada

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Raquel Damiao

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background: Bachelor of Arts, major in Legal Studies & minor in Political Science, University of Waterloo
Co-op position: Junior Program Officer, Income Security and Social Development Branch, Employment and Social Development Canada

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Alex Pontieri

Student - Class of 2019

Academic Background: Honours Double Major in Business & Political Science, University of Waterloo.
Co-op Position: Economic Analyst, Ministry of Finance.

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Nathan Tasker

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background: Social Development Studies, University of Waterloo
Co-op position: Documents and Logistics Branch Forms Management Project Assistant, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services

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Hariharan Kukenthiran

Student - Class of 2020

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Nicholas Johnston

Student - Class of 2021

Academic background: Political Science and Economics, University of Waterloo 
Co-op position: Policy Analyst, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

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Christine Dang

Student - Class of 2021


Co-op position: Research Analyst, Behavioural Insights Unit, Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat
Academic background: Bachelor of Science in Health Studies with Gerontology Minor, University of Waterloo

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Sarah McMaster

Student - Class of 2021

Co-op position: Policy Analyst, Canadian Radiotelevision and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
Academic background: Health Studies, Bachelor of Science (Honours) & Minor in Gerontology, University of Waterloo

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Julianna Mutch

Student - Class of 2020

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Kayla Carleton

Student - Class of 2020

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Amna Khan

Student - Class of 2021

Co-op position: Trade Commisioner (Special Projects), Global Affairs Canada 
Academic background: Political Science (B.A), University of Toronto 

Lauren Li

Lauren Li

Student - Class of 2021

Co-op Position: National Cybercrime Coordination Unit (NC3) at Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Academic Background: Honours Legal Studies and Biology, University of Waterloo Co-op Position: National Cybercrime Coordination Unit (NC3) at Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)