Online Meeting

This is your chance to meet with guest speakers who hold Anthropology degrees and currently work outside of academia.

Online Office Hours

In each virtual chat, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Hear each speaker's personal story of how they found their current job outside of academia

  • Learn how they use their anthropological  knowledge, training, and experiences in their work lives

  • Ask questions and discuss key topics related to managing the transition from academia to the workforce

Meet Our Speakers

We have 7 amazing speakers lined up for office hours in the upcoming months running from March 1st to June 30th, 2021!




Executive Director &

Children's Book Author




Technical Consultant for a Cybersecurity Firm




Casualty Identification Coordinator for the Canadian Armed Forces




Human Resources Director at



Aimee Hosemann


at RHB




Registered Social




Jennifer Sharman

Editor &

Education Coordinator

The Spring 2021 Schedule will kick off with two back-to-back sessions lead by ACE course creators Dr. Jackie Prime and Dr. Jennifer Sharman. We'll then continue with new speakers and new topics every two weeks from March through June.

Registration is open to the public for all Online Office Hours.

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Spring Schedule

 MARCH 2021

 Thurs, March 11

Jackie Prime

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Topic: Turning My Degree into My Business


Tues, March 16

Jackie Prime

Time: 2:00-4:00pm

(repeat session)


Tues, March 30

Drew Wade

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Topic: From Mummification Mortuary Rituals to Cybersecurity

 APRIL 2021

Wed, April 14

Jackie Prime

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Topic: What to Expect After Graduation: facing the reality

of limited opportunities in

academia and preparing for

the 'real world'.


Thurs, April 15

Jackie Prime

Time: 2:00-4:00pm

Topic: (repeat session)


Wed, April 28

Sarah Lockyer

Time: 2:00-4:00pm

Topic: How Networking & Knowing My Strengths Led to Becoming the Casualty Identification Coordinator for the Canadian Armed Forces

 MAY 2021

 Thurs, May 13

Elliott Forsythe

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Topic: Though My Career is

Non-academic, it is Anthropological in the Purest Sense: From Evolutionary

Biology to HR Director.


Wed, May 26

Aimee Hosemann

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Topic: So Glad I Made the

Switch: My Journey From Anthropology Adjunct Faculty

to Starting a Career in Higher Education Consultancy.

 JUNE 2021

 Tues, June 8

Melissa Fellin

Time: 2:00-4:00pm

Topic: From Anthropology to Social Work to Starting A Private Practice: Building My Career Beyond Academia. 


Thurs, June 24

Jackie Prime

Time: 2:00-4:00pm

Topic: Resilience on Your Road to Success