Centre for Student Involvement and Careers

UBC Centre for Student Involvement & Careers (CSI&C) offers a variety of services and resources aimed at assisting graduate students with career guidance and development, including weekly drop in and advising sessions. Events include employer information sessions, recruitment fairs, and workshops.

 

 Events

Title Description Date Theme
Industry Nights - Spotlight on Cannabis

Mon, November 18, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM See description. Industry Nights – Spotlight on Cannabis
At this exclusive event for UBC students, alumni and faculty you are invited to discover all the opportunities within the Cannabis industry, now valued at $5.7 Billion dollars in Canada, and how you can position yourself for a career in the sector.

18 November 2019 - 6:00pm Career Exploration
Employer On Campus: Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)

Wed, November 20, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM See description. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) is very interested in hosting an information session at UBC to promotion its student and full-time job opportunities this fall.

20 November 2019 - 6:00pm Career Exploration
Designing to Succeed in Graduate School and Beyond

Take the lead of your education and your career objectives!

21 November 2019 - 9:30am Academic Support and Success, Career Exploration
Designing to Succeed in Graduate School and Beyond (via Webinar)

Take the lead of your education and your career objectives!

21 November 2019 - 1:30pm Academic Support and Success, Career Exploration
University Of Southern California Information Session

Mon, November 25, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM See description. University of Southern California is one of the premier research institutions in the United States. Learn more about paid summer research programs, as well as Master's and PhD programs in engineering & computer science.

Location: Forest Sciences Centre - Room 1003

25 November 2019 - 5:00pm Career Exploration
Graduate Students: Interviews and Negotiation (WEBINAR)

Tue, November 26, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM See description. Wondering how to talk about your skills and experiences? Worried about discussing your strengths and weaknesses? This workshop will offer strategies and tips tailored to graduate students for interviewing across a range of fields. We’ll also discuss negotiation as a common part of the hiring process.

26 November 2019 - 12:00pm Career Exploration, Professional Effectiveness
Interested in Working in Local Government in Northern BC? Drop-in Sessions To Learn About 12 Month Internships Starting in May 2020

Wed, November 27, 2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM See description. Graduating soon and interested in pursuing a career in Local Government in Northern BC?

Come and meet in small groups for twenty minutes with representatives from Northern Development Initiative Internship Program for a conversation about your options and career paths in local communities.

27 November 2019 - 3:00pm Career Exploration
Study Medicine in Australia!

Thu, November 28, 2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM See description. On November 28 OzTREKK and a current Canadian medical student from the University of Queensland (Nic) will be hosting an information session about studying Medicine in Australia!

28 November 2019 - 5:30pm Career Exploration
Graduate Students: Panic to Power

Wed, December 4, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM See description. Is the stress around pursuing your goals making you feel avoidant and unmotivated rather than confident and focused? You are not alone!

4 December 2019 - 4:00pm Career Exploration, Health and Wellness
Beijing, Smith School of Business Information Session

Mon, January 13, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM See description. The Master of Finance – Beijing program is an incomparable learning experience for people with financial aspirations. The program, offered in Beijing, provides the highest quality training and covers applied financial knowledge and skills that are used globally.

13 January 2020 - 6:00pm Career Exploration

 Services

Title Description Theme
One-to-One Advising, Career

Advising is available by appointment at the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers in Brock Hall.

Career Exploration
Graduate Career Advising

Graduate drop-in career advising hours take place on Fridays, from 10:00 a.m-12:00 pm. No appointment required-- please come to the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers (Brock Hall, Room 1036, 1874 East Mall), and check in at the front desk.

Career Exploration

 Resources

Title Description Theme
Online Job and Volunteer Board

Careers online is an online job and volunteer board for UBC students and alumni

Career Exploration
Career Resources for Students of Colour

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive

Career Exploration, Community and Network Building, Professional Effectiveness
Career Resources for Students with Disabilities

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive.

Career Exploration, Community and Network Building, Professional Effectiveness
Career Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive.

Career Exploration, Community and Network Building, Professional Effectiveness
Career Planning, Graduate

Visit the graduate student career page for tools, resources, advice, and video stories to help guide your career planning and exploration.

Career Exploration, Community and Network Building, Professional Effectiveness
Individual Development Plan, Sciences

My IDP is a unique, web-based career-planning tool tailored to meet the needs of PhD students and postdocs in the sciences.  This website was developed by AAAS/Science, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), and experts from several universities (see authors on their site). 
Note: This website is not hosted in Canada, and your personal information may be stored or accessed outside of Canada.

Academic Support and Success, Career Exploration
Individual Development Plan, Humanities and Social Sciences

ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences. The ImaginePhD project is powered by the Graduate Career Consortium (https://gradcareerconsortium.org/; GCC).
Note: This website is not hosted in Canada, and your personal information may be stored or accessed outside of Canada.

Academic Support and Success, Career Exploration
Individual Development Plan, Health

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has developed an online Individual Development Plan (IDP) and resources.  The IDP is a tool that supports graduate students and PDFs in actively preparing for the career(s) of their choice by exploring career paths, establishing career goals, and identifying skill gaps, culminating in an action plan to achieve their career goal(s).

Academic Support and Success, Career Exploration
Resumes, Covers Letters, and CVs

This site provides samples and video tutorials to help target and tailor you resumes, cover letters & curricula vitae.

Career Exploration, Professional Effectiveness