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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Emmanuel Dowuona

Alumnus - Class of 2015

Current position: Junior Policy Analyst, ON Ministry of Education
Co-op experience: Junior Policy Analyst, ON Ministry of Education
Academic background: ​Law and Justice, ​Algoma University

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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: Community Partnerships Specialists, Region of Peel 
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 

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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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Aamir Hajeeyani

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background: Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Political Science & History, University of Toronto
​Co-op position: Research Analyst, Economic Infrastructure Policy, Treasury Board Secretariat

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Jack Arnott

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background: Bachelor of Arts, major in Political Science & minor in French, Carleton University 
Co-op position: Policy Analyst, at Innovation, Manufacturing and Life Sciences Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

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Genelle Martin

Student - 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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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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Kirstin Alleyne

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background: Joint Honours Bachelor of Social Science in Criminology and Women’s Studies, University of Ottawa
Co-op position: Junior Policy Analyst, Education Branch, Department of Indigenous Services Canada (formerly Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada)

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Melvin Christopher

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background: Bachelor of Arts (honours), Political Science, Western University
Co-op position: Policy and Research Analyst, Open Government Office, Treasury Board Secretariat

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Jasjeet Kiler

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background: Bachelors of Science, Health Sciences-Biology & Psychology, University of Toronto
Co-op position: Policy Analyst, Human Services Integration Office, Ministry of Community and Social Services

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Harleen Kahlon

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background:  Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Environmental Studies and Urban Studies, Minor in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), University of Toronto

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Kyla Mackenzie

Student - 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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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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Patricia Kulaga

Student - Class of 2019

Academic Background: Honours Specialization International Relations, Minor in French Language and Translation, Western University
Co-op Position: Policy and Programs Assistant/Research Marketing Associate, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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Aizaz Malik

Student - 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)

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Jessica Goddard

Student - Class of 2019

Academic background: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Arts and Business, Social Development Studies, University of Waterloo
Co-op position: Analyst, Manufacturing and Life Sciences Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) 

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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