Cover Letters

Date & Time

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm



Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success and UBC Career Centre

Registration Closed / Past Event


Cover letters are a potential opportunity to highlight your motivation and experiences. This session will cover:

  • Formatting, structure and common challenges
  • How to describe your motivation and connection to the role
  • How to describe accomplishments and experiences

Career Workshop Series. Participants will benefit from attending multiple workshops in the series, but they can choose to attend only those that best fit their interests and availability.


Danielle Barkley, PhD, is a Career Educator who works with the UBC Career Centre 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 is open on Monday, February 5th at 9 am.

Registration is open to current UBC graduate students. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email at the e-mail associated with your account. If you experience any difficulty using the online registration tool, please e-mail us at

Please email us if you are registered and are no longer able to attend this event.


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.