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Mentor Circles | Insider tips on navigating career journeys in the tech world featuring York U alumnus Sunbir Gill (BSc ‘99, MSc ‘07)

Join us for Mentor Circles featuring Sunbir Gill (BSc ‘99, MSc ‘07) as he shares his experiences as a York alumnus and mentors you on:

  • Career paths as a software engineer
  • Working at start-ups and big tech companies such as Amazon, Google, and Apple
  • Finding successful internships and opportunities
  • Making connections and networking

Monday April 8, 2024 | 11:30 – 1 p.m.

Location: Alumni & Career Lounge, York Lanes (Opposite Bookstore)

Graduated with a BSc Honours computer science degree in 1999 from York. Sunbir returned to complete a master’s in computer science in 2007 and he has remained a generalist software engineer throughout his career. After having a wild ride career-wise including being an early employee at a Mark Cuban funded startup in the dot-com bubble; grinding serious hours for an Activision studio to develop Nintendo games; and a tour-of-duty in big tech including Amazon, Google, and Apple where he has contributed to the launch of consumer-facing services, mobile developer SDKs, and scalable distributed backend infrastructure. Sunbir currently works for Reddit focused on media and content ranking related problems.

Light food and refreshments will be served.

If you have any questions about this event, please email Issa Abdi Jamaa, Alumni Engagement Officer at


Apr 08 2024


11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Alumni & Career Lounge, York Lanes (across from the Bookstore)
4700 Keele Street, York Lanes, 80 York Lanes Blvd., North York, ON, M3J 1P3


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