Career Resources

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Check out the resources below to improve your career skills including building a resume and cover letter, interviewing and career exploration. 

Toolkits

We have created two engineering-specific PDF toolkits for students to prepare their resumes and cover letters.

Cover letter toolkit Resume toolkit

***New*** Engineering Career Peer Coaches

Looking for a summer job? Need a resume check? Or support with interview or job search skills? The Engineering Career Peer Coaches are here to help! Drop-in to get career advice from senior students with engineering industry experience.  

What can they help with: 

  • Resume review 

  • Cover letter review 

  • Job search strategies 

  • Interview skills 

Term 2: Starting January 31st, 2022

Wednesdays 3:00PM - 5:00PM - Zoom + In Person (Kaiser Atrium)

Thursdays 2:00PM - 4:00PM - Zoom + In Person (Kaiser Atrium)

Centre for Student Involvement & Careers

Looking for support in job search, skill building, or career exploration? Attend a virtual interactive workshop or group advising session with the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers (CSI&C) to gain knowledge and skills to support your career development.

Would you benefit from a career conversation? Book an appointment with a career coach through the CSI&C to discuss how your discipline connects to your career exploration journey, how to pick the right involvement and experiential opportunities to match your learning goals, and any other career-related topics, from resumes to cover letters to networking to salary negotiation.

COVID-19 update: Book a phone/Skype/Zoom advising appointment through UBC Careers Online

Centre for Student Involvement & Careers

UBC Student Services

UBC Student Services website has self-guided resources on:

New engineering grads can also review their options at What Can I Do With My Applied Science Degree?

UBC Student Services career resources

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