Career advising

How do I continue my employment search during the COVID-19 situation?

Build Meaningful Connections

Virtual group career conversations: Connect with a career advisor

Do you have questions about your career after graduation, summer internships, or just work in general? Join us for a career conversation via Zoom.

This is a platform for you to connect with a Career Advisor and fellow students virtually to discuss job search questions and ideas. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Register in advance for one of the following meetings:

When: April 6, 2020 at 4 pm (Pacific time)

REGISTER HERE

Network

Finding you have some extra time to dedicate to networking? Join UBC on Hub of Ten Thousand Coffees to meet with alumni and other students.

Check out this article before logging in to get tips for a successful virtual coffee.

 

Build a LinkedIn profile and start connecting with UBC Alumni and professionals today!

Practice your Interview Skills

Practice answering interview questions with a friend, colleague or UBC staff member.

To schedule a mock interview, email jana.petrone@ubc.ca

Review your Resume Virtually and Apply to Positions

DROP-IN RESUME REVIEWS

When: Mondays, 10am – 12:30pm

Drop In

ROCK YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE WORKSHOPS

When:

April 1, starting at 3pm  Cancelled due to technical difficulties

April 6, starting at 2pm

Register Now

Virtual Career peer mentor hours

When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am – 4pm

To book an appointment, email careerpeermentorubco@gmail.com

Find out who is hiring

Check out the Canadian COVID-19 List of Hiring Companies

Attend Canada’s largest national online job fair

Log in to the UBCO Student Job Board

Personal and Professional Development

 

Continue to improve personally and professionally by attending Webinars and events hosted by employers. Many events are posted on the UBC Okanagan Events Calendar, or you can search for events on LinkedIn.

Virtual Workshop with FDM Group

Do you want to ace your next technical interview? Are you passionate about technology and business? Log in to check out FDM Group Virtual workshop! Our staff will help you stand out from the crowd and provide you with useful tips on how to ace your next tech interview. During the session, you will also acquire commercial awareness and understanding of what roles exist post-graduation in IT & Business sectors.

When: April 7, 2020 at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Pacific time)

Register Here

Meet the team

Contact Michele for any questions about on-campus employment opportunities or the Work Study application process and posting to the UBC Okanagan Job Board.

Email: michele.gabourie@ubc.ca
Tel: 250 807 9040

Email Christine directly to book an appointment to explore some career ideas and next steps, along with reviewing your resume and clarifying your fit with the skills and educational requirements of different occupations.

Email: christine.squire@ubc.ca

Need your resume reviewed? Attend our virtual Drop-in sessions Mondays between 10am and 12:30pm or email  Eloise directly to set up an appointment.

Email: careerpeermentorubco@gmail.com