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Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
James Administration Building
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC H3A 0G2
Email: mypath [at] mcgill.ca
Get to know the myPath team
Lorna MacEachern - Associate Director, Student Engagement and Program Manager
For over 15 years, Lorna has been helping graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in a wide variety of disciplines to plan their goals and transition into meaningful careers. After obtaining her MA in Counselling Psychology, Lorna began her career at McGill University as a Career Counsellor for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. She then joined the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs at Yale University, where she established a new career service for postdocs. Currently, she is the Associate Director of Student Engagement for McGill Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, where she oversees myPath: a network of tools and programming to help students and postdocs to create an Individual Development Plan (IDP).
Jennifer Guyver – myPath Communications Administrator
Jennifer Guyver is the communications administrator for myPath. She holds an M.A. from the Université de Montréal and a B.A. from McGill University. She is also a PhD candidate in the School of Religious Studies. Previously, she worked as a special events assistant for McGill’s Centre for Research on Religion where she organized and coordinated academic events and conferences aimed at providing opportunities for graduate students to showcase their research. Jennifer is passionate about graduate student success and dedicated supporting the well-being of students at McGill.
Peer Program Developers and Facilitators
Nicole George – Program Developer
Nicole George (she/her) is a third year PhD student in Rehabilitation Sciences, studying person-centered chronic pain care. She joined the myPath team as a Graduate Student Assistant after working on IDPs as a Student Skills Assistant with the SKILLSETS program in Teaching and Learning Services. Her role in myPath is focused on program development, and she has been involved with co-developing the new Peer Pathways Program.
Sophie-Marie Schönberg – Program Developer
Sophie is a PhD student in German Studies; her research focuses on the representations of human-animal relationships and conceptions of nature in literary texts. Her dissertation looks at the global ecological crisis through the intersection of literature, culture, and the environment. Since coming to McGill, she has been teaching German language courses, as well as working for McGill’s Student and Learning Services as a Student Skills Assistant, where she facilitates skills development workshops for graduate and undergraduate students. As a program developer for MyPath, she has been involved with co-developing the new Peer Pathways Program.
Rodrigo Ramirez – Peer Pathways Facilitator
Rodrigo is a PhD student in Quantitative Life Sciences (QLS) working on collective and autonomous cell migration using image analysis techniques. He is fascinated with networks and complex systems of all kinds such as collective cell migration, bird flocking, protein-protein interaction networks, signal transduction pathways, urban mobility, social and linguistic networks. Other than his scientific interests, he is enthusiastic about creating spaces that embrace and leverage neurodiversity to synergize in a psychologically brave environment. When he is not analyzing live cell images or coding, he can be found out in the nature practicing amateur photography.