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. 


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 

The Engineering Career Peer Coaching (ECPC) Table will be launching the week of January 31st for Term 2! Feel free to drop by at the following times to speak with Peer Advisors. The ECPC program will conclude for this academic year on Wednesday, April 6th. 

The ECPC will be open to all engineering students, and is a good opportunity to get some feedback on your resume/cover letter or get some quick interview practice in! 

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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