Career Week at SMUS: April 30 – May 4


Next week, SMUS is hosting a series of career events over lunch. The timetable has been extended to give students a chance to attend sessions where they can meet alumni and other members of the SMUS community who are working all kids of jobs. Informal and unstructured, the events allow students to ask questions and find out about real life career paths. On Friday, May 4, all students and faculty are invited to join the presenters and alumni in the library from 4-5pm for a networking reception.

Below is the schedule for the week. To learn more about the presenters, please see their bios here.

Monday, April 30
The Music Business (Lecture Theatre)
Adam Kittredge & Antonia Freybe-Smith (musicians, Jets Overhead), Joby Baker (producer/engineer), Paul O’Brien (musician, entertainer)

Networking: How to make connections and start conversations (CR 123)
Mrs. Anderson, Ms. Authier

Tuesday, May 1
Business & Law (Lecture Theatre)
Rob Jawl* (land developer), Rory Langran* (banker), Julie Akeroyd* (lawyer), Danielle Topliss* (lawyer)

Arts & Communication (CR 123)
Pedro Arrais* (print journalist), Judith Swan ’85 (production manager), Ellie Short’05 (TV journalist)

Wednesday, May 2
Energy & Sustainability (Lecture Theatre)
Rob Bateman ’97 (urban planner), Randy Emery (structural engineer)

Medicine (CR 123)
Dr. Valerie Cunningham (trauma surgeon), Nic Hume ’00 & Michael Dussault (paramedics), Diane Bjola (ER nurse), Dr. Dave Glen (general practitioner)

Thursday, May 3
Health, Wellness & Fitness (Lecture Theatre)
Chris May* (physiotherapist), Dr. Peter Rehor (PISE), Stephanie Louie* (chiropractor)

Don’t Work in an Office: Session 1 (CR 123)
Margaret Gibbs (caterer), Bryan Catarra (pilot), George Szasz (restaurant owner)

Friday, May 4
Guest Speaker in Chapel: David Longridge* (Executive, Boeing)

Don’t Work in an Office: Session 2 (Lecture Theatre)
Maureen Gordon (adventure company), Gilly Easdon (personal coach), Dominic Seiterle (athlete), Colin Brown* (police officer)

After School Networking Reception
Presenters and alumni can socialize over snacks in the library from 4-5:00 pm.


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