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.

Profile Questions

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.