Digital Skills for Youth

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce Digital Skills for Youth (DS4Y) connects underemployed post-secondary graduates with small businesses and not-for-profit organizations where they can gain meaningful work experience to help them transition to career-oriented employment.

Tips to Land a New Job Virtually

As the long-term economic impacts of Covid-19 are still uncertain, job-seekers face a particularly challenging road ahead. Despite these challenges, opportunities still exist for those who are able to adapt their job search to this new digital environment. In many ways, successfully adapting your job search requires the same skills that lead to career success… Read more

How to Stay Focused in Your Job Search

Brent Cameron

How has networking or job searching changed since lockdown restrictions went into effect? Not surprisingly, networking has been disrupted considerably.  Gone are the opportunities to network at business and social events – often leading to random encounters that open new doors and opportunities.  “Coffee” meetings remain rare.  However, while the pandemic has closed certain doors… Read more

The LinkedIn Guys’ Online Masterclass

Everyone knows that effective networking is the difference between landing a job and landing a great job. Mastering LinkedIn is a significant component to effective networking – especially in today’s virtual environment. The LinkedIn Guys Online Masterclass will help you turn your profile into a recruiter magnet and build connections around the world. This online… Read more

Fostering a culture of trust and embracing failure

Fostering a culture of trust and embracing failure

Have you ever been afraid to try something new? To give your opinion during a meeting? To suggest a new idea to your group? Many of us are familiar with that little inner voice that tells us it is better to do nothing than to risk failure. Let’s change the narrative on what it means… Read more

Claim Your Free .CA Website

Build a 1-page website for your resumeor side-gig in less than 1 hour Everything you need to get online, included: A Free .CA domain1 Branded email account (eg. Powerful DIY 1-page website builder Mobile-ready website templates tailored for portfolios, resumes & businesses FREE for 1 full year to UBC students and alumni4

Finding Your First “Real” Job in 2020


The first half of 2020 has proven to be remarkably eventful. A global pandemic has gripped virtually every person in almost every country around the world. Social justice movements are accelerating in attempts to bring greater equity to marginalized communities. News cycles have increased in speed, presenting to us our changing world, minute-by-minute. In this… Read more

Resources for Indigenous Graduates

UBC Enrolment Services, the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers (CSIC) and the First Nations House of Learning (FNHL) have created a resource guide to help you move through the next phases of your career journey.  Use it to help you work through your immediate job search process. as well as to work towards your longer-term… Read more

Growing Industries and Job Opportunities

Who’s hiring now? Job searching is challenging at the best of times. With the economy taking a massive hit right now due to Covid-19, many people are faced with losing their jobs while others are graduating into an economy with seemingly limited opportunities. There is a light on the horizon and hope is certainly not… Read more

Lessons from the Class of 2008

For the Class of 2020, graduation is a time like no other in history. The current global pandemic and its impact on the world has left many feeling more uncertain about their future than ever. alumni UBC looked back at other moments in history that have had somewhat similar impacts on the graduating class. Through… Read more

Top Five New Grad Career Resources

For many new graduates, this time of transition may seem uncertain and ambiguous. This time of transition can also seem rewarding. It allows us to explore new areas of personal and professional development and strengthen our positive habits. alumni UBC has chosen to highlight several of our top resources for graduating students to help make… Read more