Career Resources


Career Coaching

Would you benefit from a career conversation? Book an appointment with a career coach to discuss how your  discipline connects to your career exploration journey, how to pick the right involvement and experiential opportunities to match your learning goals, and any other career-related topics, from resumes to cover letters to networking to salary negotiation.

Drop-In (Mondays)

  • Mondays, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • COVID-19 update: Drop-in will continue to be available remotely (via phone, Skype or Zoom). 30-minute appointments will be opened at 9 am on Monday mornings for same day bookings. Appointments can be booked online through UBC Careers Online.

By Appointment (Thursdays)

  • COVID-19 update: No longer in Fred Kaiser Room 1120D, appointments are now conducted online or by phone
  • Book a phone/Skype/Zoom advising appointment through UBC Careers Online

Online Resources

The Faculty of Applied Science has created two engineering-specific PDF toolkits for students to prepare their resumes and cover letters:

The UBC Student Services website has self-guided resources on interviews, salary negotiation, networking, LinkedIn, and more, along with a What Can I Do With My Applied Science Degree? that reviews options for new engineering grads.


Professional Development Workshops

Looking for support in job search, skill building, or career exploration? Attend a 50-minute interactive workshop or group advising session to gain knowledge and skills to support your career development.

Sign up through UBC Careers Online.

2019-2020 workshop schedule:

Date Time Location Session
Thu, Sep 12 12:30-1:30pm Kaiser 2020/2030 Designing your Resume & Cover Letter
Wed, Sep 25 12:00-1:00pm Kaiser 2020/2030 Leveraging LinkedIn
Thu, Oct 3 12:30-1:30pm Kaiser 2020/2030 Gear Up for Job Search
Wed, Oct 23 12:00-1:00pm Kaiser 2020/2030 High-Impact Interview Strategies
Wed, Nov 13 12:00-1:00pm MacLeod 418 Lunch n’ Learn: Get Research Experience
Thu, Nov 14 12:30-1:45pm Kaiser 2020/2030 Career Advising: Feeling Stuck or Unsure
Wed, Jan 8 12:00-1:00pm MacLeod 418 Lunch n’ Learn: Showcase your Research @ MURC 200
Thu, Jan 30 4:00-5:30pm Webinar (Online) Design your Resume & Cover Letter
Mon, Feb 3 12:00-1:00pm Kaiser 2020/2030 Networking Hacks for the EUS Career Fair
Wed, Feb 12 12:00-1:00pm Webinar (Online) Leveraging LinkedIn
Thu, Feb 20 4:30-5:30pm Webinar (Online) High-impact Interview Strategies
Wed, Mar 11 12:00-1:00pm Kaiser 2020/2030 Gear Up for Job Search
Thu, Mar 19 12:30-1:45pm Kaiser 2020/2030 Career Advising: Feeling Stuck or Unsure