Mount Royal University

Paying it forward in the midst of a pandemic

  • For alumna Pamela Menge, bringing in Mount Royal University student Jenna Thornton in January for a work term placement was a full-circle moment.

    “Having gone through the co-op program myself, it was a fun experience to be on the other end of this, even getting to work with Wanda Smith, the same work experience co-ordinator I had worked with as a student.”

    As for Thornton, a third-year student in the Bachelor of Business Administration — Human Resources program, she was thrilled to land the role of human resources assistant at the Calgary offices of Fasken, a full-service law firm with locations in Canada, the U.K., South Africa and China. An extra bonus was being supervised by a Mount Royal alumna who had a first-hand understanding of the program. Read more here