Don't miss out on this chance to chat with UBC career development professionals and alumni from all around the world! Have your career questions answered while expanding your network -- all online, from any device.
The key to impressing viewers of your profile is to grab their attention with your engaging personal story. Follow these three steps to ensure that your profile reflects who you are and who you want to be.
#1: Set the stage - Tell a concise but compelling story with your summary and job descriptions.
Your career journey reveals what you care about, stand for and value. Before sharing that with the world, consider the audience you want to reach, what you want them to learn or do, and how you want them to feel.
Author: Ariella Coombs
Let’s say you’re interested in working for Company Techie but you don’t know anyone who actively works there. However, someone in your network DOES know someone who works there. How can you ask for an introduction without being super annoying? Here are some tips.
Starting up a conversation with people you don’t know can be intimidating, but with a little preparation...and some conversation starters in your back pocket...you can approach networking functions with confidence.
Alumni Career Services has purchased 15 VSW General Access Passes for UBC Sauder Alumni ($389.08 in value per pass). Access the promo code (CWL login required) to reserve your free pass.
Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) connects entrepreneurs, investors, community leaders, and friends to build momentum and opportunity around our community’s unique entrepreneurial identity.
Techfest Vancouver is one of Canada’s Leading Career Events happening this Fall. Techfest attracts up to 1,000 attendees, more than 300 career opportunities, and up to 15 hiring companies. Hiring company executives pitch a crowd of potential employees on why they’re the best employer in the room. Visit Techfest for more information.
UBC Sauder Alumni can get 50% off the ticket price. Click the button above to view the discount code.
This August we’re hosting a virtual networking session for UBC Sauder alumni in Toronto and current students who will be visiting the city through the SauderGo Toronto (previously Trek Toronto) program. Join this virtual networking event to share your valuable advice in making a successful career move to Toronto, while expanding your professional network or re-connect with other fellow UBC Sauder alumni.
Kick-off wine festival with Howard Soon, BSc’74, Master Winemaker
This summer, Sandhill master winemaker Howard Soon, BSc’74, is retiring after working on an incredible 37 consecutive vintages. This September in Kelowna, join him for a special evening reception with brief program where you’ll enjoy Sandhill’s award-winning wines paired with a gourmet menu that will be a foodie’s delight. The menu will be presented by the Okanagan College Culinary Arts team under the direction of Chef Bernard Casavant.
The Alumni Party of the Year Century!
On May 4th, we launched alumni UBC 100, a year-long celebration of our alumni association’s 100th anniversary. A small group of UBC’s first graduates formed alumni UBC back in 1917. Now we’re more than 325,000 strong, with an alumni body that spans over 140 countries.
Professor Santa Ono recently took office as the 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. In a series of In Conversation events, presented by alumni UBC, Professor Ono will share his early priorities and interests as well as gather input from alumni and friends on how we can continue to strengthen our university.