Name: Jen Rathlin
Program: Engineering Science
University(s) / College(s) Attended: University of Waterloo
Education / Degree(s): M.Sc. (Physics), B.A.Sc. (Engineering Physics), B.A. (Political Studies)
Current Job Title: ICT Integrator
Current Employer: St. George's School
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Fun Facts About Me
Share one fun fact about yourself: While I was living in Australia, I helped to raise a baby brush-tailed possum.
The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........ ?: The most inspiring engineer I know is Caroline Baillie because of her passion for bringing engineering and society together in creative solutions for environmental and social problems.
Why did you choose to study engineering?: To learn about the way the world works and to learn to solve the problems in it.
What are your best memories of your engineering education?: Turning on a plasma chamber that my team had designed, built, and assembled ourselves and watching the plasma glow beautifully inside it.
How do you apply your engineering degree to your current career?: I use my experiences and the skills I learned to ask to develop a better engineering education experience.
What do you love most about your career?: The freedom to find problems that need solving and pursue them.
What advice would you give to someone hoping to pursue a career in engineering?: Learn from the world and the people around you, and care for them.