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Career Days 2018

Career Days Logo Interested in connecting with industry professionals? Want to learn more about exciting job prospects and career opportunities? Career Days is a series of events designed around career building for students. You'll meet with industry experts, expand your networks, fine-tune resume and interview strategies, and enhance your professional skills.

All events, activities, and sessions are open to ALL UBC students and alumni. 

Be sure to check out career tools available at the UBC Career Centre.

Career Days 2018 Title Partner is:

AlumniUBC

Events and Activities for Students

Reverse Career Fair

March 18, 2018 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. | UBC's Okanagan campus, FIPKE 204 & Foyer

A twist on the usual career fair, participating companies will give fast 3-minute introductions of their business and projects, followed by a networking event complete with catered food and refreshments.

About the event

Students get the chance to connect with Okanagan-based companies that are growing and looking to work with new talent like you. Working in a rapidly growing community, such as the Okanagan, you have the change to make a real and noticeable impact, build lasting connections, and contributing to small and tight-knit teams. The Reverse Career Fair is a great opportunity to grow your network, gain insight into the landscape of diverse and changing sectors within BC, and connect with other students from across UBC’s Okanagan campus, plus food and beverages will be served.

Registration Prices

Enrolled UBC Okanagan Program Co-op students: Complimentary UBC students and alumni $10 (tickets includes access to the rapid introductions, followed by networking with catered food and one drink ticket)​


Past events

Rapid Resume Review

When: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Richard S. Hallisey Atrium (EME Building Level 1 Foyer)
Cost: Free

Does your resume need some tweaking, or even a complete overhaul? Then drop by our mid-day Resume Review session! Bring a physical copy of your resume and work with community experts to fine-tune the content and formatting. This is your chance to learn from industry and business professionals how to create a strong resume. Drop-in first-come, first-serve & bring your resume!


Ace Your Interview

When: Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Where: Engineering, Management and Education (EME) 1153
Cost: Free

Looking to improve your interview performance but you're unsure where to start? Attend this session to learn best practices for interview preparation, have a chance to practice, and receive instant feedback on ways to improve. Registration is required, please email robin.whittall@ubc.ca to reserve your spot.

Resource on event calendar listing: http://students.ok.ubc.ca/careers/services/resumesinterviews.html

Facilitated by Robin Whittall, Career Advisor
Advising & Involvement Centre


Panel Discussion: Engaging with Execs 

When: Friday, November 3, 2017 | 8:30am – 12:30pm
Where: University Centre Ballroom (UNC 200)
Cost: Free

The MGMT 412, Negotiations class hosts (open to ALL Management students) a Q&A session with Canadian Business executives each year. This event is a panel style question and answer period that will provide you an opportunity to hear key idea’s and discuss need to know approaches personal and workplace negotiations. You will be able to ask questions to the executives on the stage.

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