Community and Network Building

Building relationships inside and outside the university can help graduate students thrive and feel supported while learning from the experiences of others.

 Events

Title Description Date Provider
Alumni Office Hours with Harriet Ho - Senior Analyst, Analysis Group

Thu, June 11, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM See description. The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers, in partnership with the UBC Hub of Ten Thousand Coffees, is excited to bring you a virtual mentorship and networking opportunity to connect with UBC Alumna, Harriet Ho. This event is open to all students.

11 June 2020 - 2:00pm Centre for Student Involvement and Careers, alumni UBC
Staying Current with Your Local Government

Wed, June 17, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/government

17 June 2020 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Professional Communication: From Classroom to Workplace

Tue, July 7, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. In both the classroom and the workplace, the ability to communicate professionally is a valuable skill. This is especially true today, when so many of our interactions take place digitally through print and video.

7 July 2020 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Networking Skills

You’ve all heard the saying “you are only as good as your network,” but have you ever wondered how to get one? This full-day course is designed to provide insight and interaction along with the know how to build and stabilize business relationships through effective networking.  We will cover who-what-where-when and why to network and participants will have the opportunity to practice what they

15 October 2020 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training

 Services

Title Description Provider
UBC Graduate Student Online Support Group

We know that UBC graduate students are having to quickly change their daily lives in support of containing the virus causing COVID-19 for collective well-being. The uncertainty and stress at this time can feel overwhelming.  Sheltering-in-place and practicing physical distancing make it more important than ever to maintain a sense of community. 

Wellness Centre, Counselling Services

 Resources

Title Description Provider
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

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
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.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
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.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Career Planning, Graduate

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

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Event Venue Rental, Free

The Graduate Student Society has several spaces within the Graduate Student Centre and the GSS available for graduate student professional development and social events as well as meetings and study groups.  Learn more about the venues, thei capacity, and how to reserve a space here.

Graduate Student Society
Cross-Cultural Team Communications (online course)

This online course is available on-demand. Navigating, contributing and building effective teams may be the single most important skill that spans disciplines and industries in our current and diverse workplaces. Learn tools and techniques to build your awareness of multicultural team performance, navigate workplace cultural communication, and use effective conversations to deal with conflict in international and multicultural team settings.

Register

 

 

    Mitacs Training
    Practical Tips for Growing Your Network (online course)

    This short online, on-demand course will help you get the knowledge you need to build your network! Your time at graduate school will be filled with opportunities to make connections in and outside of your field. This course will give you the information you’ll need to make the most of each opportunity.

    Building a strong personal and professional network may be one of the single most important things you can do for your career.  Learn how to plan, prepare, build and foster your network and watch opportunities unfold in front of you.

    Mitacs Training
    The UBC Hub, Online Career Mentors

    Create a free profile on The UBC Hub to connect with a UBC alumni mentor from anywhere in the world. Gain insight on global job markets and industries, receive feedback on your job search materials and online profile, or conduct informational interviews.

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