Out of this World: How a York University grad helped put a probe on a distant comet

Out of this World: How a York University grad helped put a probe on a distant comet
The late American astronaut Neil Armstrong changed the world when he became the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. The historical Apollo 11 moon landing has been described by Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space in 2001, as a “watershed moment” that inspired him and many others who followed ...

Work Story: Unique project brings Maasai-inspired jewellery to Bloor Street

Work Story: Unique project brings Maasai-inspired jewellery to Bloor Street
As the Maasai matriarch darts her needle in and out of blue beads, she wishes she could add a red one to the mix now and then. But “Mama Teriano” is not home in Kenya making jewellery the traditional way; she is visiting Ryerson University, where her daughter now works, to help fashion a North ...

How you can turn your seasonal retail job into a full-time gig

By Sara Menuck, Originally published on TalentEgg.ca Getting a job is tough at any age, but it can feel especially difficult when you’re young and still in school – or even fresh out of it! Scoring that seasonal retail gig over a busy holiday season feels like a home run when it happens. From October ...

The Work Story of a French Immersion Teacher

The Work Story of a French Immersion Teacher
Do you know any people who have achieved their childhood dreams? I am being honest when I say that I don’t know many  who are in that boat. But to make all of us feel better, I’m going to tell you the story of a girl who has done just that. Meet Mlle. Catherine Peraino ...

Work Story of a Master of Public Health graduate

Work Story of a Master of Public Health graduate
From a young age, Gracia Mabaya knew she wanted to play a role in improving health care and living conditions around the world. Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, she watched other children dying from what should have been preventable diseases. For her, a career in public health made sense. After completing her ...

Work Story: Journey to being a supply teacher

Work Story: Journey to being a supply teacher
Karen Kong had a long journey before she secured her job as a supply teacher with the Toronto District School Board! We’ve included a brief snippet of her story below, and you can read her full work story – from graduating York University’s concurrent education program to volunteering to job placements – on WorkStory.net! …I ...

Work Story: Megan’s path to a career in Pharmacy

Work Story: Megan's path to a career in Pharmacy
Meet Megan. Megan is a Pharmacy Manager at DMC Pharmacy. She has worked there for 2 and a half years. Upon completion of high school she continued directly to post-secondary education at the University of Windsor where she studied as a Biochemistry Major. After completing two years in her undergraduate studies she moved onto Wayne ...