Industry and Employer Guide

 

INDUSTRY & EMPLOYER GUIDE

Interested in being more connected to the Faculty of Applied Science?

We offer several different ways for you to get involved with the Faculty of Applied Science in order to mentor, network, and become an employer of choice to our talented students.

Industry Event

Become a Mentor

Become a mentor and support students define their career path, expand their professional network, and develop important professional skills while networking with some of your industry peers in an informal setting. (Time commitment: 15 – 20 hours)
Website: https://pd.engineering.ubc.ca/upper-year-mentoring-program/

Give Advice

Participate in our annual Student Leadership Symposium – ( >100 attendees). Share your stories and expertise to students by giving a presentation at the Student Leadership Symposium, a one-day leadership symposium for all student leaders in Applied Science. (Time commitment: 1 – 3 hours)

Join a workshop or career panel – (< 100 attendees). Share your stories and expertise to students by conducting a professional development workshop or by sitting on a career panel for current Engineering Undergraduate students. (Time Commitment: 1-3 hours)

Provide career coaching. Help students prepare to enter the workplace by conducting mock or informational interviews

Attend a Campus Event

Join in on a student networking event. Support Engineering Undergraduate students and help guide their journey in finding meaningful work by attending a networking event with students and industry members in your field and connect with them in person. (Time commitment: 2-3 hours)

Become a Judge for Design and Innovation Day. Experience, explore, and judge world-class student capstone projects, design and research initiatives, and activities undertaken by senior students from UBC Engineering. (Time Commitment: 4 – 6 hours)

Host an Offsite Event

Welcome students onsite by offering a company tour. Students get to see firsthand the working environment and company culture offered by the organization.

Hire a Co-op Student

Recruit the best and brightest of today’s young engineers to your team by hiring a student through UBC Engineering Co-op. Students are available starting May, September, or January for 4-, 8-, 12-, or 16-month work terms.
Website: https://coop.engineering.ubc.ca/

Submit a Capstone Proposal

Solve an engineering challenge from your organization through submitting a capstone project for senior engineering students to solve.
Website: https://engineering.ubc.ca/capstoneproject

Tell us Your Story

Share your story digitally: Share your story of how UBC has impacted your life and provide advice to current Engineering undergraduate students through a digital alumni profile or a guest blog post. (Time commitment: 1 hour)

Get started by telling us how you would like to get involved by filling out a 2-3 minute survey HERE