Graduates from the Industrial-Organizational (I-O) program have been highly successful in securing jobs, both as faculty members in academia and in industry. Below is a sampling of academic and industry positions that our graduates held immediately following graduation.

Examples of first employment of I-O Graduates

  • Lexi Brunner, MASc 2020, Consultant, Human Capital, Workforce Transformation, Deloitte
  • Navio Kwok, PhD 2020, HR Associate/HR Leadership Development Program, TD Bank
  • Grant Stebner, MASc 2019, Consulting Analyst, Accenture
  • Anika Seghal, MASc 2019, Doctoral Student, Health Services Research, University of Calgary
  • Edward Yeung, PhD 2019, Consultant - Talent Management and Assessment, and Consultant – Research and Analytics, HRSG
  • Vivian Chan, PhD 2018, Psychometrician at Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS), Toronto
  • Polly Cheng, MASc 2018, PhD Student, Counselling Psychology, studying social justice and diversity
  • Erica Naccarato, MASc 2018, Executive Search Consultant at Fulcrum Search Science Inc.
  • Paige Stirling, MASc 2018, Consultant, Talent and Leadership Development at Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge Consulting
  • Sylvie Wiseman, MA 2018, Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte
  • Canaan Legault, MASc 2017, Research Analyst, HRSG, Agdata LP, and Voices.com
  • Jared Valdron, MASc 2017, People Analytics Specialist, GitHub
  • Richie Citta, MA 2016, Senior Business Insights Analyst, People Analytics at TD
  • Natacha Larocque, MA 2016, Consultant, Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte
  • Tracey Xiong, PhD 2015, Manager, Organizational Effectiveness at TD Bank
  • Kevin Leung, PhD 2015, Senior Project Manager at Top Hat, Inc.
  • Pylin Chuapetcharasopon, PhD 2014, Manager, Organization Development Research & Advisory, Rogers Communications (2015-2018); Consultant, Société Pierre Boucher
  • Sam Hanig, MA 2013, DPRA Canada
  • Nea Powell Young, MASc 2013, Bank of Canada; Leadership Specialist, NAV Canada
  • Jayna Mitchell, MASc 2012, Principal at Korn Ferry Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Stephanie Goyert, MASc 2011, Chief of Staff, National Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte
  • Elizabeth Shantz, MASc 2011, Knowledge Mobilization Manager, Research Innovation Office at University of Guelph
  • Jamie (McCarthy) Northrup, MASc 2010, Manager of Organizational Effectiveness, Bank of Canada
  • Carolyn (Daniels) McLaughlin, MASc 2010, Learning and Organizational Development Professional, UFA Co-operative Ltd.
  • Beatrice Moos, PhD 2010, City of Toronto HR; Consultant with Kenexa, Inc.; Mgr Employee Engage-ment, Organization Effectiveness at Rogers Communications
  • Katrina Goreham Hitchman, PhD 2009, Manager of Knowledge Mobilization and Training, Canadian Water Network, University of Waterloo
  • Mehrdad Derayeh, PhD 2008, Vice President Of Business Development at LHH Knightsbridge Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Academic Employment

  • Dan Brady (PhD, 2018) Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Wilfrid Laurier University.
  • Justin Brienza (PhD, 2017) Lecturer/Assistant Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia.
  • Lindie Hanyu Liang (PhD, 2016), Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Wilfrid Laurier University.
  • Sana Rizvi (PhD, 2015), Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour in the Faculty of Business at University of New Brunswick, Saint John
  • Zhaleh Semnani-Azad (PhD, 2015), Assistant Professor of Consumer & Organizational Studies, Reh School of Business, Clarkson University
  • Huiwen Lian (PhD, 2011), Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Jeffrey R. Spence (PhD, 2010), Assistant Professor, University of Guelph
  • D. Lance Ferris (PhD, 2008), Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University
  • Heather MacDonald (PhD, 2008), Assistant Professor, Memorial University
  • Ivona Hidig (MA, 2007), Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Samantha Montes (PhD, 2006), Assistant Professor, University of Toronto at Scarborough
  • Agnes Zdaniuk (PhD, 2006), Assistant Professor, University of Guelph
  • Kristyn Scott (PhD, 2005), School of Business Management, Ryerson University
  • Camilla Holmvall (PhD, 2003), Assistant Professor, St. Mary's University
  • David Zweig (PhD, 2001), Assistant Professor, University of Toronto at Scarborough
  • Derek Chapman (PhD, 2000), Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
  • Leanne Son Hing (PhD, 2000), Assistant Professor, University of Guelph
  • Greg Sears (MASc, 1998), Sprott School of Business, Carleton U.
  • Arla Day (Ph.D., 1994), St. Mary’s University
  • Laurent Lapierre (MASc, 1994), Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

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