Cover Letters (12:30 pm)

Date & Time

Tuesday, 26 May 2020
12:30 to 13:30



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success and Centre for Student Involvement and Careers

Cover Letters can be one of the most confusing elements of a job application package. This workshop will help you understand the purpose a cover letter serves, and strategies for using this document to highlight your accomplishments and motivations. The live session will include opportunities for Q &A.


Danielle Barkley, PhD, is a Career Educator who works with the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers to support graduate students at UBC. She completed her PhD in English literature at McGill University and has previous experience as a university instructor and writing consultant.

Registration Information

General registration opens on Tuesday, May 19th at 9:00 am.

Restricted to UBC graduate students registered in the current academic session. After registering, you will receive confirmation and additional event details within 2-3 business days at the e-mail associated with your account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at


If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.