LFS|US presents: LFS Career Week Mar 9-13, 2015


The Land and Food Systems Undergraduate Society is proud to present LFS’ first Career Week! This week will encompass a variety of events ranging from having valuable conversations with faculty members and professionals to learn about different opportunities to building a foundation on how you can succeed post-graduation by making an effective LinkedIn account and more! So come explore your options, discover the value of your LFS experiences and find opportunities that will lead to a successful career. Best yet, it’s all free!

Monday, March 9, 2015

Explore Your Options Fair, 1-3pm
Where: Agora in MCML
Chat with your fellow students who have gone on exchange, field studies, internships, tri-mentorship, co-op and other undergraduate opportunities. Figure out what your next step could be.

Prep for Success: Panel and Meet and Greet, 3-4pm
Where: Agora in MCML
We’ve invited four members of our faculty and staff (to be announced) to discuss how your LFS degree has prepared you for success. Come for Q&A, refreshments and snacks, and a mix and mingle!

UBC PAW Presents Post-Grad 101, 5-6pm
Where: MCML 158
Come out to see what you can do with your Applied Animal Biology degree! Free for UBC PAW members, $2 for non-members. Snacks will be provided!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Get LinkedIn, 12-1pm
Where: TBA
How important is your LinkedIn profile exactly? How do you make it better? What’s the big deal anyway? Find out with professionals who use the online platform to find candidates just like you!

Professional Photo Session, 1-3pm
Where: LFS Learning Centre
SUIT UP! Get your photo taken for all your professional profile needs (you know, like LinkedIn!).

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Prep for Success: Resume Workshop, TBA
Where: TBA
Facilitated by Career Educators in the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers, come and get some hands-on help with your resume!

Job Searching + Networking 101, TBA
Where: TBA
Facilitated by Career Educators in the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers. 

Follow Your Healthy Heart (Wednesday Night Dinner), 5pm
Where: Agora in MCML
Remember, sometimes the key to success is just following your heart! All proceeds from this healthy dinner will go to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. $5! Don’t forget to bring your container to skip the line!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

SUS & LFS|US present Science Career Information Fair, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Life Sciences Centre West Atrium
Learn how you can apply your undergraduate studies and utilize your skills and experiences in a real world setting by speaking to professionals that hire BSc. Graduates. There will also be two panel discussions where you can ask questions and gain valuable insight on best job search strategies and qualities they look for when hiring individuals.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Wind Down, 3-6pm
Where: Agora in MCML
Real networking is just about making a connection. The whole building’s coming down, literally! Join us in MCML for some cheap food and hang out with other students, faculty and staff.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1552714631677681/

Come to one or all of these events and engage with the LFS Community. It’s time to #ExploreYourOptions.

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