On the job: Making science fun for everyone

Mary Jane Conboy, exhibit designer at the Ontario Science Centre.

Who: Mary Jane Conboy, PhD ’99 Job: Director of science content and design, Ontario Science Centre Where else can you see prehistoric creatures and the latest scientific discoveries in the same place? The Ontario Science Centre has been amazing audiences both young and old since 1969 with its diverse array of exhibits that make science

On the job: Allison Day takes her kitchen online

Who: Allison Day, BA ’10 Job: Blogger, food stylist and photographer, and cookbook author Beets are an often overlooked vegetable, but Allison Day, BA ’10, is trying to change that with her Yummy Beet food blog. Aside from beets, you’ll find almost every type of produce presented in a rainbow of colours along with “vegetable

On the job: long snapper Jake Reinhart plays one of the most specialized positions in football

Jake Reinhart, Toronto Argonauts

Who: Jake Reinhart, BA ’13 Job: Long snapper for the Toronto Argonauts Guelph’s Jake Reinhart has the muscular frame of a construction worker or a pro athlete. He’s actually both, playing in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from June to November and doing home renovation work in the off-season. At six feet tall and 225

On the job: taking the reins as one of Canada’s top athletes

Horse jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson is one of Canada's top athletes

Who: Emma-Jayne Wilson, Dipl. (Equ.) ’01 Job: Professional jockey Success for jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson depends on making split-second decisions while guiding a 540 kg horse as it races at speeds reaching 70 kilometres per hour. “It’s not like a car where you have steering and brakes,” says Wilson, who in 2007 became the first woman