Indigenous Student Experiential Learning and Career Advising
Indigenous Programs & Services at UBC’s Okanagan campus has a designated Experiential Learning and Career Advisor to provide support to self-identified First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students throughout their time as a student and post-graduation.
The Experiential Learning and Career Advisor applies a holistic approach that considers the student’s emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental wellbeing when approaching experiential learning and career advising. Whether you are interested in volunteering, research opportunities, entrepreneurship, employment opportunities, global exchange, graduate school, or still uncertain, we can support you on this journey.
To book an appointment with the Experiential Learning and Career Advisor, please contact:
Patience Spinoza Okuku
Experiential Learning and Career Advisor, Indigenous Programs and Services
Indigenous Research Mentorship (IRM) Program
An opportunity for self-identified Indigenous undergraduate students to gain practical research and laboratory experience while working with a UBC Okanagan faculty member or post-doctoral fellow.
Indigenous Pathways to Graduate Studies
What’s next after your undergrad? Consider applying to the next Indigenous Pathways to Graduate Studies program, where students will prepare for and explore graduate studies in a supportive, holistic environment.
Australian Leadership Program
UBC Okanagan and St. Catherine’s Residential University College in Perth, Australia offer a program that allows Indigenous students at UBC Okanagan to connect with other Indigenous students and cultures from other parts of the world.