Career Peer Advisors

Career Peer Advisors are full-time undergraduate students trained by the Career Centre coaches on many aspects of the job search and the job application process. They offer one-of-a-kind advice because as student leaders, they utilize the very services that they promote! Career Peer Advisors are ambassadors, advisors, and most of all, are here to help you get oriented to the services the Business Career Centre has to offer!

 

Talk to a Career Peer Advisor about:

  • Making the most of your time on campus
  • Option Choice
  • Application Review
  • Interview Prep

 

Meet the Career Peer Advisors

JENNY IM – OBHR/MARKETING - Yr. 4

Specialities: Maximizing your co-op/internship experience, Campus involvement, Job search

Jenny is focusing on completing her second specialization in Marketing. This past summer, her final Co-op  was with the Talent Acquisition team at WestJet and has previously worked for the Business Career Centre in a Special Projects Co-op role. On campus, she was part of External Conferences and the Sauder International Student Association.

 

ERIC PUCCI – FINANCE/MINOR IN ECONOMICS - Yr. 4

Specialities: FMP/CMTP, Economics Minor; Co-op experience; Entrepreneurship, Leading with Confidence

Eric has participated in the FMP/CMTP and Leading with Confidence program. This past summer, he completed a Co-op term at a private bank in Brazil in the risk management sector.

 

GABI MUSICO – OBHR - Yr. 4

Specialities: Co-op, UGO & CLC resources, Transfer student experience

This past summer, Gabi completed an 8-month Co-op at Precision NanoSystems in an HR Generalist role where she gained experience in full cycle recruitment, benefits administration, and building a strong company culture. Gabi has also held leadership positions with the UGO and CLC and can provide you with the resources offered by them.

 

ISABELLA ERNERT – ACCOUNTING - Yr. 4

Specialities: CPA Recruit (Big 4); Job search outside of Vancouver (Alberta), Audit and Forensic Accounting

Isabella will be pursuing her CPA designation after graduation. This past summer, she completed an internship at EY (Calgary office), gaining audit experience in the assurance practice. She has also been involved with clubs such as Sauder Summit.

 

SONA SHARMA – BUCS - Yr. 4

Specialities: BlockChain, Tech Start-ups, Investments

Sona has been a part of various different clubs including Sauder’s Dean’s Student Advisory Council and a stock investment club. This summer, she worked in a Research Analyst Intern role for Fresh Prep and has previously worked for UNESCO MGIEP (India) in the events management and communications department.

 

CHERYL YIP – OBHR/BTM - Yr. 3

Specialities: CUS, Networking (nailing that coffee chat!), Clubs, Sustainability, Orientations

Cheryl currently works at Colliers International as a Customer Service Representative and has previously held an intern role at Coast Capital Savings. She is hoping to pursue her CPHR designation after graduation. Cheryl was the Co-President of the UBC Human Resources Management Club and is currently part of CUS Sustainability.

 

JOHNSON WIDJAJA – FINANCE/BTM - Yr. 3

Specialities: International job search (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia), Campus involvement, Networking

This past summer, Johnson has completed an internship in the Global Corporate Banking division with Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation in Singapore. As an international student, Johnson is knowledgeable about the work culture and job search process in most South East Asian countries.

 

GABRIELA PIRES LEANDRO – MARKETING - Yr. 4

Specialities: Co-op, Making the most your of your time on campus, BMMP/ Jumpstart, Social Enterprise Club, Co-op experience

Gabriela has recently completed an 8-month Co-op term as a Special Projects Coordinator at A&W Canada, after also working as a Digital Marketing Intern at Pudus. At UBC, Gabriela has played an active role in the Brazilian Student Association, the UBC Social Enterprise Club, and has participated in campus programs the Brand Management Mentorship Program.

 


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