Science Career Networking Event- March,6th, 2018

Science Career Networking Event
March 6th, 2018

Science students and graduates practice pitching their skills and experiences to employers and industry professionals from various organizations and learn about careers in the field of science.

During the event, groups of science students and graduates with participating industry professionals are matched up at tables and become acquainted. The industry professionals move to another table approximately every seven minutes until all individuals have met.

Industry Professionals:

Andrew Peach
Geotechnical Services Leader
Golder Associates

Recruit for: Biology, Environmental Science and Earth Sciences (Geology & Geophysics). Also recruit for Engineering disciplines, e.g., Geotechnical/Geological Engineering and Environmental Engineering.

Mark Gauci
President and CEO
ABA Access

Recruit for: Sales and Marketing, Software Development, Quality Assurance, Software Testing, and Autism Therapy Content Experts.

Sahand Seifi
CTO & Co-Founder
Hey Orca, Genesis Centre

Adam Smith
Web Developer
Hey Orca, Genesis Centre

Peter Walsh
Web Developer
Hey Orca, Genesis Centre

Darwin Carrillo
Web Developer
Hey Orca, Genesis Centre

Recruit for: Web development positions
To find open positions with Hey Orca, visit:
A Computer Science degree is the most common background that Hey Orca recruits for, but it's not always a requirement.

Michael Kielly
HR Advisor
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Recruit for: Science Technicians, Instructional Assistants, Lab Instructors, Lab Supervisors, Research Assistants, Undergraduate Officers, etc.

Erin Stapleton
Director & Principal Consultant
Stapleton Environmental Consulting Inc.

Michael Smith
Area Lead-Environment, Atlantic

Recruit for: Meteorologists, toxicologists, engineers, scientists, advisors, specialized technicians, hydrogeologists, hydrologists, geotechnical engineers, etc. Backgrounds of employees include: Biological and chemical backgrounds, earth sciences, ocean Sciences, oceanography, etc.

Kimberley Hobbs
Senior Biologist
Oceans Ltd.

Oceans Ltd. has 5 different departments (Oceanography, Environmental Biomonitoring, Weather forecasting, iceberg profiling and seaweed research. They hire biologists, chemists, biochemists, meteorologists, physical oceanographers and engineers at the Bachelor and graduate level. Check out their website at

Francois St-Jacques
People Manager
St. John's and Halifax Labatt Breweries

Toni Saville
District Manager

Megan Durnford
Human Resources Consultant
Recruitment & Labour Relations
Eastern Health


Faculty of Science

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000