Success as a professional, whether in academia or outside, requires a range of competencies and knowledge related to areas such as communication, management, interpersonal skills, and ethical conduct.


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Career resources for students from historically marginalized communities

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The UBC Career Centre has a resource page dedicated to answering questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive. The page includes information for groups including, but not limited to:

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Career Planning, Graduate

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

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Resumes and Cover Letters

This site provides samples and video tutorials to help target and tailor your resumes and cover letters. See here for additional examples of grad-specific resume and cover letter templates.

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Leaders Dialogue Series: On Making a Difference for Good

The Leaders’ Dialogue series is an opportunity to get to know individuals who have made a difference for good in the world, and hear their thoughts on questions such as ‘What motivates you?’, ‘What does ‘success’ mean to you?’, ‘What have you learned about leadership?’, and ‘What’s wrong/right with the world?’

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Business Concepts for Life Scientists (Online, Self-paced)

The purpose of this online, on-demand course is to enhance PhD scientists’ understanding of foundational business concepts. This business coursework is unique because it is designed to prepare scientists for career transitions into both academic and non-academic settings. The course comprises a series of three modules - Business Strategy, Finance and Business Development.

Curricula Vitae

This site provides samples and information about curricula vitae . See here for additional examples of grad-specific CV and samples.

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