Building Your Network

Campus Services

Career Development

UBC Okanagan is a small campus with big opportunities to get involved with the university, the community, your professional interests, or wherever your interests lie. We’ve got plenty of resources to connect you with a variety of opportunities that speak to your personal interests, inspire your creativity, spark your ingenuity, build your professional network, expand your leadership skills and further your career goals.

Career Services offers a number of career development services and resources for both students and alumni. Career planning workshops, career fairs, and employer information sessions are offered throughout the year. Students can also make an individual appointment to discuss career planning or employment search options.


Practical Tips for Growing Your Network (online course) This short online, on-demand course will help you get the knowledge you need to build your network! Your time at graduate school will be filled with opportunities to make connections in and outside of your field. This course will give you the information you’ll need to make the most of each opportunity. Building a strong personal and professional network may be one of the single most important things you can do for your career. Learn how to plan, prepare, build and foster your network and watch opportunities unfold in front of you. Mitacs Training
The UBC Hub, Online Career Mentors Create a free profile on The UBC Hub to connect with a UBC alumni mentor from anywhere in the world. Gain insight on global job markets and industries, receive feedback on your job search materials and online profile, or conduct informational interviews. alumni UBCCentre for Student Involvement and Careers
Your Next Step page Your Next Step brings together valuable career resources from across UBC to help graduating students and alumni make the most of their talents, interests, and education in a changing world of work. alumni UBCCentre for Student Involvement and Careers

Workshops & Events

The College of Graduate Studies offers a variety of professional development workshops throughout the year.

Events & Workshops

UBC Vancouver hosts many webinars for all UBC students, that can help you take steps towards your goals, make connections and learn directly from alumni and employers.

UBC Vancouver webinars