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Doug Tisdale Economic Alumni

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Doug Tisdale Economics Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
My job as a regional program manager with the federal government involves implementing new and existing programs in a corporate and/or operational environment.

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Nils Vik Environmental Design Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
I am the owner of a specialty coffee shop in the heart of Winnipeg’s historic Exchange District which opened in 2011. Fast forward 5 years––I extended the insights and experiences I learned through operating Parlour Coffee to help open a second café, Little Sister Coffee Maker, and begin operating a wholesale roasting operation called Dogwood Coffee Canada Ltd.

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Mark Rice Chemical/Physical Sciences Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
I am presently a senior occupational health and safety specialist with the provincial government. My job entails crafting occupational health and safety legislation and supporting the health and safety of workers in the province in various other ways.

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Julia Rempel Human Nutritional Sciences Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
I've been working in clinical research for five years. My first four years were spent at the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals (RCFFN) running clinical trials looking at certain foods and ingredients such as novel oils and their effect on cardiovascular disease risk factors, or on other chronic illnesses such as diabetes.

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Brittany Lister

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Brittany Litster Psychology Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
As a research assistant at Health Sciences Centre, I work with a dedicated team that focuses on multiple sclerosis (MS). Most of the week, I'm in the neurology clinic collecting data, ensuring quality entries and interacting with patients.

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Jorie Janzen Human Nutritional Sciences Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
As a registered dietitian working in sport nutrition I wear several hats. I work full time as the director of sport dietetics at the Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba (CSCM). At the CSCM I work with an integrated support team consisting of an exercise physiologist, strength and conditioning coaches, a sport psychologist, athlete services manager, the communications and marketing coordinator and the general manager of the centre.

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Megan Turnbull Environmental Design Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
My career has led me to work as a freelance multidisciplinary digital media artist and filmmaker to a wide variety of clients and projects.

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Lukas Schroeder

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Lukas Schroeder Life Sciences Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
I am a laboratory technician at JC Wilt Infectious Disease Research Centre.

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Laura Kirbyson Alumni

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Carolyn Sirett Anthropology Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
I am the conservator at the Manitoba Museum. My role is to ensure the long term preservation of 2.5 million artifacts and specimens that are in the Museum’s collection.

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Chelsea Szachury Human Nutritional Sciences Alumni

August 1, 2016 — 
I am the founder of The Bar Lady. We provide chocolate bars that are compliant with many dietary restrictions (dairy, soy and preservative free, gluten friendly, etc.).

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