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Student Engagement


We are engaging students across the city in many different ways, from co-op students to interns to having Queens University and St. Lawrence College students come and learn about the project through workshops. On this page are a series of blog posts written by students across Kingston sharing their thoughts, learning and lessons about the project.


The Start of My Placement at Third Crossing

My name is Luke Crockett, and I am a second-year Advertising and Marketing Communications student at St. Lawrence College. One of the great things about my program is that we have a Co-Op for seven weeks during our second semester that gives us an opportunity to go out and get some real-life work experience. For this Co-op, I decided that I wanted my placement to involve working with the...

Project Controls Internship By Michael Jaunkalns, Queen’s University Student

My name is Michael Jaunkalns, and I am currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science program at Queen’s University, studying Mechanical Engineering. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to spend the summer working as the Project Controls intern for Kiewit, the contractor for the Third Crossing Project. This role allowed me to gain insight into various aspects of this project,...

Where science becomes real life

By Celine Singh, Queens University Student My role at Hatch is a bit more unusual compared to any other co-op student. Given the fact that I am coming into this placement with a teaching background, my role is discover connections between engineering and subjects taught in elementary school. During my time at Hatch I have been provided with the opportunity to learn more about the work that...

Teachers are the direct link in molding students into potentially future engineers

By Celine Singh, Queens University Student   My name is Celine Singh, and I am currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Education program at Queens University. Presently, I am completing a 90-hour alternative placement at Hatch (the design contractor working with the City for the Third Crossing). This placement gives me the opportunity to expand my learning outside of a typical...

My placement at Kingston's Third Crossing

By Daniel Taylor, St. Lawrence College student My name is Dan Taylor, and I'm a student at St. Lawrence College in the Advertising and Marketing Communications program. I have lived in Kingston for my whole life, and consider myself a proud Kingstonian. Last autumn, with pressure to find a placement for this semester, I researched projects in Kingston hoping to find something exciting and...

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