Job Search: Finding and Applying for a Job

Wednesday, 14 April 2021 - 1:30pm

Many graduate students feel unsure how to describe their skills and competencies to non-academic employers. This workshop will address questions about: 

  • Highlighting accomplishments, transferable skills, and appeal to non-academic employers
  • Strategies for looking for work and approaches to access the hidden job market.
  • Informational interviews, and how they can help with the job search
  • Finding and understanding job postings

There will be opportunities for Q & A.

Facilitator

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

Registration opens on Tuesday, April 6th at 9:00 AM PST.

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

NO-SHOW PENALTY: If you register and do not attend or cancel less than 24 hours prior, it may affect your eligibility to join future events. To avoid this no-show penalty, please cancel at least two business days in advance by e-mailing graduate.pathways@ubc.ca.

Event
Wednesday, 14 April 2021 - 1:30pm