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WIMTACH Student Profile: Toshiv Shrivastava

When Toshiv Shrivastava, a student of the Project Management program at Centennial College, first decided to pursue a career in Project Management, WIMTACH was his first introduction to tangible work experience. “I was so excited,” he said. He found that the open working culture at WIMTACH which is geared towards helping students to attain hard […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Hyunjong Shin

The end of 2021 marked a new beginning for many but it also marked the end of successful partnerships at WIMTACH which prospered with the contributions of Student Researchers from Centennial College. One of those Student Researcher’s was Hyunjong Shin, who is now a new graduate from the Computer Engineering Technology program at Centennial College. […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Mohammad Bakir

Mohammad Bakir applied for a Student Researcher position as part of a co-op requirement in January 2020 for his Software Engineering Technology program at Centennial College. Although his co-op term ended, he decided to re-apply for another position because he found his role in WIMTACH invaluable. He explained that WIMTACH has enabled him to gain […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Subarna Bijaya Khadka

A recent graduate of the Software Engineering program at Centennial College, Subarna Bijaya Khadka fondly remembers his internship opportunity at WIMTACH and how the combined education from Centennial College and WIMTACH, was game changing for his development. “[From WIMTACH], I learned how teams work in the real industry, for hard skills we have assignments and […] Read more

WIMTACH and Xello: A Successful Collaboration

Driven by the motivation to help students with choosing a career path, Xello Inc., formerly Career Cruising, developed an architecture for greater learning and self-discovery to make job searching and passion-driven occupations accessible. In early 2020, Xello required a major framework upgrade to continue to serve students so, their team approached WIMTACH about a collaboration […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Jarod Lavine

Jarod Lavine decided to apply for a Student Researcher position at WIMTACH in 2020 and he assisted the research team as a Front-End developer. The first project he contributed towards was for an EMR company as part of a team that was updating a website to a new framework. Some of the other Student Researchers […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Asad Mahmood

In 2018, after many years of working in Construction, Asad Mahmood decided to take a big leap and enroll in the Software Engineering Technology program at Centennial College. “I liked the idea of being able to build everything from scratch and on your own,” he said. Shortly after enrolling at Centennial College, he applied for […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Michael Asemota

While still a student in the Software Technology program at Centennial College, Michael Asemota decided to apply for a Student Researcher position at WIMTACH after learning about the great opportunities to improve software development skills. “I always wanted to join WIMTACH so I was glad that I got the opportunity to,” he said. Since joining […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Tanvi Gupta

Tanvi Gupta had a goal of becoming a mature Software Developer so she joined the Software Engineering Technology program at Centennial College. To further enhance her learning, she also applied for a Student Researcher position at WIMTACH.  She was selected to work on an Electronic Medical Record development project with an EMR company at WIMTACH […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Leo Sikat

Coming from a background in Information Technology (IT) and Human Resources from the Philippines, Leo Sikat saw project management as an interesting challenge and a new career path that would complement his education in Computer Science. As a result, while working as a Human Resources professional in his home country, he decided to transition towards […] Read more