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These stories about career paths, local jobs, programs and tales of success that highlight North Bay's diverse job market are made possible through the continued support of Nipissing University as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Many options to a career in animal care

Many options to a career in animal care

'While my job is in administration, I get to work with animals' way more than a lot of other people in administration type roles'
<b>Jobs of the Future:</b> Career change allows Steven Smits to reconnect and give back to home community

Jobs of the Future: Career change allows Steven Smits to reconnect and give back to home community

'There are meaningful ways for everyone to engage with Nipissing and champion the organization in impactful ways'
<b>Jobs of the future:</b> Steve Bitonti bets on himself to steer hospitality business to success

Jobs of the future: Steve Bitonti bets on himself to steer hospitality business to success

'We developed a chip on our shoulder that we were going to make North Bay relevant, both on and off the ice'
<b>Jobs of the future:</b> The MacWhirters go back to their roots with McDonald's franchises in North Bay and Sturgeon Falls

Jobs of the future: The MacWhirters go back to their roots with McDonald's franchises in North Bay and Sturgeon Falls

'We want to demonstrate to the community that we are here with them. We don’t want to be a faceless, no name business that just wants their business, we want to be an active part of the community'
<b>Jobs of the future:</b> Local NFN author and artist creating content for National Basketball Association program

Jobs of the future: Local NFN author and artist creating content for National Basketball Association program

'I typically focus my artwork on pop culture items, but this opportunity has allowed me to think about how to incorporate new themes into my work while still mixing it with  Woodland style art and storytelling from my cultural background'
<b>Jobs of the Future:</b> Museum Director Naomi Hehn highlights the intricacies of connecting the past with the present

Jobs of the Future: Museum Director Naomi Hehn highlights the intricacies of connecting the past with the present

'You can't pursue every idea and so you need to find the right projects and work with staff and volunteers to help you make those ideas a reality'
Startup companies should choose North Bay says Tignanelli

Startup companies should choose North Bay says Tignanelli

'We see a lot of businesses thinking ‘how much can I save on my lease, when I can go and buy my own building in North Bay'
Student success the number one priority for Strength and Sport Conditioning Program Professor Caleb Mady

Student success the number one priority for Strength and Sport Conditioning Program Professor Caleb Mady

'I do everything in my power to make sure that what they leave here with is something that they can use'
From concept to design, these architects play key roles in our community's cultural identity

From concept to design, these architects play key roles in our community's cultural identity

'A lot of people are interesting in engineering, but architecture gives you a little more freedom and creativity'
Helping Nipissing Lakers athletes recover and rehabilitate with athletic therapist Mackenzie Daley

Helping Nipissing Lakers athletes recover and rehabilitate with athletic therapist Mackenzie Daley

'I realized that demographic wanted to get back to 100% as fast as they could, and they were dedicated to their rehab program'