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Emily Grant

Special Assistant, Operations and Outreach, Office of the Prime Minister of Canada

Degrees:MPM/20

Emily is currently working as Special Assistant, Operations and Outreach, Office of the Prime Minister of Canada. Previously, Emily held roles as Special Assistant to the Minister and Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff and Senior Special Assistant and Ontario Regional Advisor to the Minister of Natural Resources. Emily has also worked on the Governor-in-Council appointment file with the Privy Council Office. After four years of experience in the public service, Emily gained valuable insight into how political ideas are implemented into policy and is expanding on her experience in her current position.

Emily has a Master of Political Management degree from Carleton University. Prior to the Political Management program, Emily was in the first graduating class of Carleton’s Bachelor of Global and International Studies program, specializing in Global Politics. Emily spent her undergraduate degree active in student academic advocacy, campaigning for a more equitable learning environment for all students.

“The Political Management program has allowed me the opportunity to gain new skills related to strategic communications, parliamentary procedure and political writing. The program prepares students for a career behind-the-scenes of the political stage and provides a unique opportunity to network with a growing class of alumni and political A-listers. Every day we were able to learn from highly respected and experienced instructors and from our colleagues in the classroom.” – Emily Grant

Last Revision: December 14, 2021