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Career workshops (ongoing)

Career workshops (ongoing)

When: Ongoing to June 2016
Where: McPherson Library (see schedule for room number)
Contact: - 250-721-8421

Our career educators host several types of workshops for students throughout the week in the McPherson Library:

  • Résumé Lab
  • Ace Your Interviews
  • Using LinkedIn for Your Work Search
  • The Hidden Job Market
  • Workshops for international students

Workshop details and schedule

Pathways to Success for graduate students

Pathways to Success for graduate students

When: September 24, 2015 - April 14, 2016
Where: See schedule for locations
Contact: Co-op and Career - - (250) 853-3172

Career and professional development for graduate students

What lies beyond graduate school for you? Explore future career paths at these free sessions offered through April 2016.

  • Learn how to transition from grad school to a career
  • Discover current labour market info for academic and non-academic careers
  • Hear from panels and speakers on landing an academic job or carving out a career outside academia

... and more!

Also check out the brand-new online Pathways Resource Hub for free access to grad student resources anytime!


Employer and grad school information sessions

When: September 2015 - April 2016
Where: See specific session
Contact: Amy Machin -

UVic students are in demand! Throughout the year, employer and grad school reps visit campus to host info sessions. They'll discuss career and learning opportunities at their organizations and answer your questions. These change every month, so check back regularly to see who's coming up next!

Register for a session

Register for any of these sessions on Learning In Motion (LIM)—just sign in with your Netlink ID and visit the LIM events calendar to find your session!


February 18 | Teach for Canada webinar

When: Thursday, February 18 | 5 p.m.

Where: Visit for instructions on how to register

Teaching in Northern Communities - webinar

Teach For Canada teachers help fill Canada’s largest education gap with inspiring classroom leadership and community-directed pedagogy. Learn about our model and your fit!

To learn more, sign up for our Go North Webinar Thursday, February 18th starting at 5:00 pm. Head to for instructions.

February 24 | SAP

When: Wednesday, February 24 | 5 - 7 p.m.

Where: ECS 660

Target Programs/Disciplines: Computer Science, Software Engineering and Computer Engineering (3rd year and up, near-grads and graduate students)

Join us in our info session to learn more about our many job opportunities in Vancouver! We'll show you not only why it's an exciting time to be in the world of cloud analytics, but also why SAP is the best place to work if you want to build a career in computer engineering.  And of course, we’ll have refreshments waiting for you!
Please register on the events calendar in the Learning in Motion portal!

February 25 | Google

When: Thursday, February 25 | 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Where: ECS 116

Target Programs/Disciplines: Computer Science, Math, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering

Innovative Ideas in Bringing the Next Billion Users Online

In the first part of this talk, a Google engineer will discuss the business barriers that slow the introduction of internet products into the developing world, with a focus on Africa.  Next, he'll review some success stories of creative home-grown products that solve local problems using the web and mobile connectivity.  The second part of the presentation will be about how to apply for Google internships and full time engineering positions. Food will be provided.

Please register on the events calendar in the Learning in Motion portal!
*Additionally, students can sign up at to be reviewed by Google recruiters.

February 2 | UBC Diploma in Accounting - CANCELLED

When: Tuesday, February 2 | 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Where: David Strong Building (DSB) C128

Finishing a degree and considering your next steps? The UBC Diploma in Accounting Program bridges the gap between a non-accounting undergrad degree and a professional accounting program. Find out more at our upcoming information session.


What can you do with your degree? panel series

What can you do with your degree? panel series

When: Feb 29 - March 3, 2016
Where: See schedule for locations
Categories: What can you do with your degree sessions
Contact: Amy Machin -

Learn how you can make the leap from university to a rewarding career.

  • hear from industry experts about career options in specific industries—and how they broke into their sectors
  • learn about the current job market
  • get meaningful advice on your career plans
  • figure out your next steps after graduation




When: Tues, March 15 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Bob Wright Centre lobby and the Clearihue Building lobby (near computer labs)
Categories: Resumania

Do you want to improve your résumé? Need to tweak the content? The format? Maybe give it a complete overhaul? Stop by one of our Résumania booths with a copy of your résumé and get expert feedback! You’ll spend 5-10 minutes reviewing your résumé with a career educator.

What to bring: Bring a copy of your résumé (or two). It will also help to have a goal in mind—what do you want to accomplish with this résumé? What type of job are you applying to?

If you need more help, you can drop by Co-op and Career for a longer session—see the drop-in schedule or make an appointment. Don't forget to check out our tool kit for online résumé resources, too!


When: 00:00, Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Where: Michele Pujol Room, Student Union Building
Categories: External events
Contact: Advising -

Visit Programpalooza in the Student Union Building on Wednesday, February 24 where professors and advisers from the faculties of Humanities, Science and Social Sciences will be on hand to help you explore program options and find the right match for you.

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