Alumni Profiles


Winnie Chun Yin Shaw, Junior Mining Engineer,
B.Eng, Mining Engineering

The Mining Engineering Co-op program played a fundamental role in my personal development towards becoming a professional mining engineer. Under its bilateral program featuring courses and work term opportunities, I gained 16 months of real on-site Mining Engineering workMore…

Mitchell Regenstreif
Rio Tinto Alcan, Australia

Professional affiliations: Engineers Australia, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME)

The mining engineering program at McGill was a fantastic experience. For me, the two key contributing factors were the four (4) co-op work terms and the opportunity to study at McGill and École Polytechnique.  More…

Stephen Coates
Junior Mining Engineer
B.Eng. Mining Engineering

McGill’s Mining Engineering Co-op program was an excellent starting point for a challenging and fulfilling career in the mining industry. More...

Christopher Kissell
Imperial Oil, Alberta

Professional affiliation: Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA

Common misconception about the program: you will work in a small town in northern Canada. The truth: I made this program what I wanted it to be, went on exchange to Australia, traveled to Africa for a work term and developed lifelong friendships and a strong business network. More...


Jonathan Szirti
North American Palladium

Professional affiliation: Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)

Mining Engineering at McGill gave me the tools I needed to enter the industry with confidence and skills. The program has top-tier professionals that have enormous experience to bring to the table and who guide students into a successful career. More...

Jatinder Pal Multani, E.I.T
Suncor Energy Inc.
B.Eng Mining Engineering

I currently work at Suncor Energy Inc. in the Mining Growth, Regulatory & Standards (MGR&S) group based in Calgary. I have also completed two of my four month work terms at Suncor in field operations of which I gained hands-on experience.  More....



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