Workshops & Events

The Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre (BCC) organizes various workshops and industry events throughout the year to help you explore your career interests, develop your skills, and make lasting connections with the business community.

Career development workshops

Every term our team hosts a series of career development workshops to help get you career-ready. We’re currently planning our workshops for the Fall term. Check back and look on to COOL to find and register for upcoming workshops. Here are examples of our career development workshop themes:

  1. Tips for Resume and Cover Letter Success 
  2. Job Search Strategies to Land an Internship 
  3. Using LinkedIn to Optimize Your Job Search
  4. Rock Your Interview 
  5. Get Ready for Success in the Workplace

Ways to connect with employers

Company information Sessions

These events are a great way to learn about different companies, uncover job opportunities and connect with prospective employers. The Business Career Centre invests significant time and resources to develop relationships with employers, from diverse start-ups to global brands. Companies include:

  • Accounting Firms: KPMG, Deloitte, PwC and EY
  • Finance Firms: RBC, BMO, CIBC and Scotiabank
  • Marketing Firms: P&G, Nestle, Nature's Path Foods and Pepsi Co.
  • Technology Firms: Amazon, Salesforce and Best Buy Canada
  • Consulting Firms: Deloitte, McKinsey and Accenture
  • Real Estate Firms: GWL Realty Services, CBRE Limited and PCI Developments
  • Supply Chain Firms: DHL and Pepsi Co.
Fall & Spring Networking Socials

The BCC hosts a Networking Social each term covering a wide range of industries including consulting, marketing, corporate finance, high tech, and mining. Learn from business professionals as they provide insight on what it’s like to work in their position, company and industry.

The UBC Sauder Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre thanks the Commerce Undergraduate Society for supporting the Spring and Fall Networking Socials.

Get involved on campus

Case competitions and conferences

By participating in student-led case competitions, conferences and club activities. You’ll have the opportunity to apply your classroom learning and meet people from the business community including potential employers.

Look for opportunities to get involved throughout the year!

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