Engineering Career Peer Coaches

Looking for a job? Need a resume check? Or support with interview or job search skills?

UBC Applied Science is launching a program to provide career assistance to all Engineering students within the faculty, through Engineering Career Peer Coaches. Peer coaches have completed a number of paid work experiences within industry. They are able to share how they navigated the recruitment and application processes; and share the tips and tricks that helped them in their individual circumstances to secure a job. 

What can a Career Peer Coach help you with? 

  • Strategies for approaching and navigating the job search

  • Reviewing your resume and cover letter 

  • Interview preparation and practice, i.e., mock interview 

  • Review of networking strategies and opportunities

  • Exploring UBC career resources

Meet Your Peer Coaches 

Tanya Raja


Hello! I'm Tanya, an incoming 5th year Manufacturing Engineering student and I am so excited to be one of the Engineering Career Peer coaches this year! The job search process is long and can be arduous, but both the successes and rejections have taught me so much along the way. I'm passionate about helping other students, like yourselves, so please utilize the resources the career office has to offer - we're here to support you! If you see me around campus, don't be a stranger! My email is:


Brian Tang 


Hi! My name's Brian, I'm a fourth year CHBE student with 24 months of co-op under my belt.  During my co-ops I've worked in the plant, and in the office; during the day, and through the night. I've worked in really varied positions at start-ups, multinational corporations, and research facilities. I hope to be able to help guide you to make the most of your career search experience, so you can have just as much fun as I have :) Outside of work and school, I love cooking and recently just started mountain biking, so let me know if you're interested in hitting the trails. Please contact me if you have any questions about resumes, cover letters, or even just to chat! My email is:


Appointment Availability

Bookable Appointments (Registration required) starting January 9th, 2023

Day of the Week Time (PST)
Monday 12 - 2pm 
Tuesday 3 - 5pm, 5 - 7pm (Virtual)
Wednesday 10 - 3pm, 5 - 7pm (Virtual) 
Friday 12 - 3pm
Saturday 11am - 1pm (Virtual)

Book an Appointment

  1. Visit PD portal
  2. Navigate to Tab: ‘Academic Advising – Vancouver’ > ‘Appointments with Peer Coaches’
  3. Book by Appointment Type, then select available date and time.

If you are having any issues booking please contact

Career Resources


UBC Career Centre

Book an appointment with a career coach at the UBC Career Centre through UBC Careers Online


UBC Student Services

UBC Student Services website has self-guided resources on: interviews, salary negotiation, networking, LinkedIn. 

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