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Curious about your career options? Join us for an informal, low-pressure conversation with a prospective employer.
For over 20 years, Fortinet has been a driving force in the evolution of cybersecurity and the convergence of networking and security. The purpose of the information session will be to present students with the different job opportunities available at Fortinet, the application process, and how they can get their foot in the door if they are interested in a career in cybersecurity.
Students in their final year of study from the following:
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company, headquartered just outside of Copenhagen, Denmark. The company’s purpose is to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare endocrine diseases. They do so through scientific breakthroughs and expanding access to their medicines.
As an employee-owned, Canadian company, Associated Engineering provides a broad base of consulting services in infrastructure, water, transportation, environmental, building, energy, and asset management sectors. Join us at our Information Session to learn more about Associated Engineering, Employment Opportunities, Career Development and Progression, and our current projects. There will a short presentation, followed by Pizza and time for questions and networking. We look forward to seeing you there!
Bounteous focuses on deep industry specialization digitally. They aim to provide help and expertise to companies, so they compete and win digitally. They do so through their expert teams, services and partnerships.
Vela Canada is a free employment website connecting people with disabilities and support staff. This session discusses the Support Worker Central, which is a new, free provincial employment website that offers job opportunities supporting people with disabilities – both adult and children.
From Serving Tables to Google: A 10-Year Career Lookback
Patricia Poon is a 2017 BCom graduate, majoring in Finance and Business Technology Management, based in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to her current role as a Customer Engineer at Google, she was a Technical Program Manager at Airbnb and a Digital Consulting Team Lead in Accenture’s Toronto office.
Since graduating, she has 6 years experience designing, building, and launching software products for banks, retailers, and governments. Pat is passionate about trust, safety, accessibility, and sustainability in software and technology platforms.
She is eager to answer your questions about financial aid while studying, extracurriculars in university, setting and achieving career goals, job searching, salary negotiation, being an Asian woman in tech, working in the US as a Canadian, and continued education.
The Government of Canada is the top employer in the country. There are over 200 department and Agencies employing over 300,000 public servants across the country. Connect with recruiters from the Government of Canada to learn about opportunities for employment for students and recent graduates. This session will cover how to apply, interview and assessment, and employment opportunities within British Columbia.
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UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated on the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation